An unframed print featuring Andy Warhol's iconic art work, Marilyn, 1967 on a blue background.
He was fascinated by morbid subjects and celebrity, he symbolized Monroe’s mortality, and her media saturation through brash, assembly-line reproductions of her face.
More about the artist
Andy Warhol (August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) was one of the most popular American artists of the 20th century. He was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as Pop Art. His characteristic artworks defined a decade and culture, allowing him to be one of the prolific and influential artists of his time.
He is best known for his multiple images of Campbell’s Soup cans, Coke bottles, dollar bills and celebrities, which exalted the beauty within ordinary objects and familiar images. His studio ‘The factory’ became a magnet for artists of the 60s counterculture.
Andy Warhol ventured into a wide variety of art forms such as performance art, film making, music production, commercial illustrator, author and magazine publisher.