( Circa 1928–87), American painter, graphic artist, and film-maker; born Andrew Warhola. A major exponent of pop art, he achieved fame for a series of silk-screen prints and acrylic paintings of familiar objects (such as Campbell’s soup tins) and famous people (such as Marilyn Monroe), treated with objectivity and precision.
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- Much of the imagery within single works (an elephant in an indistinct landscape, pyramid edges at sunset, dark violet strips with an indistinguishable subject) is semiabstract with a Warholian edge.
- Besides the works' Warholian aspects, there are the screen-filling, Lichtenstein-like close-ups of a single laughing or frightened face.
- The time allotted for six or eight people to discuss each subject is little more than the Warholian minimum of 15 minutes, hopelessly inadequate for some issues but grossly excessive for others.
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