Andy Warhol

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  • Andy Warhol was born

    Andy Warhol was born
    Andy Warhol was born to Slovak immigrants in Pittsburgh. He showed an interest in photography and drawing at a very early age and attended free classes at the Carniege Institute
  • Kodak Brownie camera

    He became interested in photography and began taking photos with his parents Kodak Brownie camera. He also cleaned out his basement to be used as a darkroom.
  • Highschool

    Warhol entered Schenley High School and here he recieved the highest marks is all of his art classes.
  • College

    Andy Warhol attended the Carniege Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh.
  • Blotted-line experiment

    Blotted-line experiment
    Warhol experimented with a blotted-line experiment which he used for many of his commercial advertisements.
  • I LIKE DANCE and Dance in Black

    HIs painting I LIKE DANCE and print Dance in Black were entered into the annual exhibition of the Associated Artists of Pittsburgh.
  • Art Editor

    Warhol was the art editor for the Cano, which was the student magazine.
  • The Broad Gave Me My Face, But I Can Pick My Own Nose

    His painting The Broad Gave Me My Face, But I Can Pick My Own Nose was rejected from the annual exhibition of Associated Artists of Pittsburgh but was later included at Pittsburgh's Arts and Crafts Center.
  • Graduation

    He later graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Pictorial Design and later moved to New York City
  • Warhol's first work

    Warhol's first work
    Soon after graduating, he moved to New York City where his first work appeared in Glamour magazine. It was an article titled "Success is a Job in New York"
  • First solo work

    His first solo work, “Fifteen Drawings Based on the Writings of Truman Capote,” was displayed at the Hugo Gallery in New York.
  • Repeated Images

    Warhol used hand-carved rubber stamps to make repeated images, that were usually hand-colored. He used this technique through the 1960's.
  • Andy Warhol Enterprises

    Andy Warhol Enterprises was legally incorporated.
  • Marilyn Monroe

    Marilyn Monroe
    Warhol started his photo-silkscreened Marilyn Monroe paintings after her death.
  • Andy Warhol's Exposures

    Andy Warhol's Exposures
    He took photographs and was a co-writer for "Andy Warhol’s Exposures" published by Andy Warhol Books/Grosset and Dunlap.
  • "America"

    Andy Warhol took photographs and wrote the text for "America" which was published by Harper and Row.
  • Death

    Andy Warhol died from complications during recovery after gallbladder surgery.