Photography

Warhol, Andy (1928 - 1987)

Following his fine arts studies until 1949, Andy Warhol settles in New York where he works in publicity and for various fashion magazines as well as a visual merchandiser for prominent stores. Already recognized as a talented illustrator in the world of advertisement, Andy Warhol begins painting in the 1960s fueled by the Pop movement born in England he emphasizes with his comic-like works and his Campbell Soup cans. He also promptly inaugurates his work as a photographer who depicts the rich and famous of the 1960s and 1970s. In 1964, he founds his Factory in New York where numerous underground figures experiment artistic projects from films to music with the Velvet Underground and art. He takes many self-portraits but also various images, mostly Polaroids, of his glamorous and eccentric clique: ‘photography enables me to remember where I was every minute. That’s why I take pictures. It’s a visual diary.’ Yet, not only did Andy Warhol perfectly combine the contradictions of his society, spending time with the show business at the Studio 54 and standing as the pivotal figure of the underground while uniting commercial production and art but did he announce, with his photographs, the selfie and Instagram era.
 

Andy Warhol, Biting Series, 1975
Andy Warhol, Biting Series, 1975
Andy Warhol, Bananas, 1978
Andy Warhol, Bananas, 1978
Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait in Fright Wig, 1985
Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait in Fright Wig, 1985
Andy Warhol, Baby in Stroller, 1976-86
Andy Warhol, Baby in Stroller, 1976-86
Andy Warhol, Debbie Harry, 1980
Andy Warhol, Debbie Harry, 1980
Andy Warhol, Debbie Harry, 1980
Andy Warhol, Debbie Harry, 1980
Andy Warhol, Marisa Berenson, 1970s
Andy Warhol, Marisa Berenson, 1970s
Andy Warhol, Self Portrait in Fright Wig, 1986
Andy Warhol, Self Portrait in Fright Wig, 1986
Andy Warhol, Bianca Jagger, 1979
Andy Warhol, Bianca Jagger, 1979
Andy Warhol, Farrah Fawcett, 1979
Andy Warhol, Farrah Fawcett, 1979
Andy Warhol, Gianni Versace, 1980
Andy Warhol, Gianni Versace, 1980
Andy Warhol, Truman Capote, 1977
Andy Warhol, Truman Capote, 1977
Andy Warhol, Diana Vreeland, 1983
Andy Warhol, Diana Vreeland, 1983
Andy Warhol, Dogs in Raincoats, ca. 1985
Andy Warhol, Dogs in Raincoats, ca. 1985
Andy Warhol, Dog, 1976
Andy Warhol, Dog, 1976
Andy Warhol, Man Ray, 1970
Andy Warhol, Man Ray, 1970
Andy Warhol, Shoes, 1981
Andy Warhol, Shoes, 1981
Andy Warhol, Absolut, ca. 1985
Andy Warhol, Absolut, ca. 1985
Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait, ca. 1971
Andy Warhol, Self-Portrait, ca. 1971
Andy Warhol, Self Portrait in Fright Wig, 1986
Andy Warhol, Self Portrait in Fright Wig, 1986
Andy Warhol, Japanese Toy Dalmatian, 1983
Andy Warhol, Japanese Toy Dalmatian, 1983
Andy Warhol, Self-portrait, 1986
Andy Warhol, Self-portrait, 1986
Andy Warhol, Bose Miguel, 1983
Andy Warhol, Bose Miguel, 1983
Andy Warhol, Dentures, 1982
Andy Warhol, Dentures, 1982
Andy Warhol, John Lennon et Yoko Ono, 1971
Andy Warhol, John Lennon et Yoko Ono, 1971
Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1984
Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1984
Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys, 1980
Andy Warhol, Joseph Beuys, 1980
Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Juan Dubose, 1983
Andy Warhol, Keith Haring and Juan Dubose, 1983
Andy Warhol, Mrs. Hans Meyer, 1979
Andy Warhol, Mrs. Hans Meyer, 1979
Andy Warhol, Madonna and Jellybean, 1984
Andy Warhol, Madonna and Jellybean, 1984
Andy Warhol, Self-portrait in Drag, 1981
Andy Warhol, Self-portrait in Drag, 1981
Andy Warhol, Self-portrait, 1963-1964
Andy Warhol, Self-portrait, 1963-1964
Andy Warhol, Self Portrait with Skulls, 1977
Andy Warhol, Self Portrait with Skulls, 1977
Andy Warhol, Truman Capote with Jon Gould, Fire Island, 1982
Andy Warhol, Truman Capote with Jon Gould, Fire Island, 1982
Andy Warhol, Santa Claus, 1981
Andy Warhol, Santa Claus, 1981
Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1982
Andy Warhol, Jean-Michel Basquiat, 1982
Andy Warhol, Jerry Hall, 1980s
Andy Warhol, Jerry Hall, 1980s
Andy Warhol, Yves Saint Laurent, 1972
Andy Warhol, Yves Saint Laurent, 1972
Andy Warhol, Candy Darling, 1970
Andy Warhol, Candy Darling, 1970
Andy Warhol, Sylvester Stallone, 1980
Andy Warhol, Sylvester Stallone, 1980
Andy Warhol, Jane Fonda, 1979
Andy Warhol, Jane Fonda, 1979
Andy Warhol, Paloma Picasso, ca. 1973
Andy Warhol, Paloma Picasso, ca. 1973
Andy Warhol, Marisa Berenson, 1970s
Andy Warhol, Marisa Berenson, 1970s
Andy Warhol, Robert Mapplethorpe, 1980s
Andy Warhol, Robert Mapplethorpe, 1980s
Andy Warhol, Keith Haring painting Grace Jones, 1984
Andy Warhol, Keith Haring painting Grace Jones, 1984
Andy Warhol, Diane Von Fürstenberg, 1984
Andy Warhol, Diane Von Fürstenberg, 1984
Andy Warhol, Bianca Jagger, 1977
Andy Warhol, Bianca Jagger, 1977
Andy Warhol, Keith Haring painting Grace Jones, 1984
Andy Warhol, Keith Haring painting Grace Jones, 1984
Andy Warhol, Keith Haring painting Grace Jones, 1984
Andy Warhol, Keith Haring painting Grace Jones, 1984
Andy Warhol, Paloma Picasso, 1974
Andy Warhol, Paloma Picasso, 1974
Andy Warhol, Tina Chow, 1985
Andy Warhol, Tina Chow, 1985
Andy Warhol, Bianca Jagger, 1980
Andy Warhol, Bianca Jagger, 1980
Andy Warhol, Tina Chow, 1985
Andy Warhol, Tina Chow, 1985
Andy Warhol, Tina Chow, 1985
Andy Warhol, Tina Chow, 1985
Andy Warhol, Bianca Jagger, 1979
Andy Warhol, Bianca Jagger, 1979
Andy Warhol, Diana Ross, 1981
Andy Warhol, Diana Ross, 1981
Andy Warhol, Dennis Hopper, 1977
Andy Warhol, Dennis Hopper, 1977
Andy Warhol, Martha Graham, 1979
Andy Warhol, Martha Graham, 1979
Andy Warhol, Sylvester Stallone, 1980
Andy Warhol, Sylvester Stallone, 1980
Andy Warhol, Bianca Jagger, 1979
Andy Warhol, Bianca Jagger, 1979
Andy Warhol, Tina Chow and Andre Leon Talley, 1980
Andy Warhol, Tina Chow and Andre Leon Talley, 1980
Andy Warhol, Tony Curtis and Ryan O’Neal, 1979
Andy Warhol, Tony Curtis and Ryan O’Neal, 1979
Andy Warhol, Ryan O’Neal, 1971
Andy Warhol, Ryan O’Neal, 1971
Andy Warhol, Grace Jones, circa 1984
Andy Warhol, Grace Jones, circa 1984
Andy Warhol, Grace Jones, 1984
Andy Warhol, Grace Jones, 1984
Andy Warhol, Dustin Hoffman, 1976-79
Andy Warhol, Dustin Hoffman, 1976-79
Andy Warhol, Mel Gibson and Mark Lee, 1981
Andy Warhol, Mel Gibson and Mark Lee, 1981
Andy Warhol, Liza Minnelli, 1970s
Andy Warhol, Liza Minnelli, 1970s
Andy Warhol, Cher, 1982
Andy Warhol, Cher, 1982
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