Andy Warhol

American, Born 1928, Pittsburgh, PA -1987, New York, NY

Biography

  • 1945 - 1949 Studied Pictural Design at Carnegie Institute of Technology, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 1949  Moved to New York after graduation and worked as a commercial artist
  • 1952  First individual show at the Hugo Gallery, exhibiting Fifteen Drawings Based on the Writings of Truman Capote
  • 1956  First group show at The Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  • 1962  Founded the Factory, New York, NY
  • 1968  Valerie Solanis, founder and sole member of SCUM nearly kills artist, New York, NY
  • 1969  Founded Interview Magazine, New York, NY
  • 1978  Enrolled in the School of Visual Arts (SVA) in New York, NY
  • 1982  Created cable television show Andy Warhol's TV
  • 1986  Created cable television show Andy Warhol's Fifteen Minutes for MTV
  • 1989  Museum of Modern Art exhibited a major retrospective of his works, New York, NY
  • 1994  Andy Warhol Museum opened in Pittsburgh, PA

Selected Exhibitions

  • 2011   Villa Schöningen, Potsdam, Germany
  • 2009 - 2010  Deeply Superficial: Warhol's Voyeurism, Muscarelle Museum of Art, Williamsburg, VA (solo)
  • Andy Warhol in the 1980s, Milwaukee Art Museum, Milwaukee, WI (solo)
  • Faces of Warhol, Focus Exhibition in Three Installments, Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, Columbia, MO (solo)
  • 2009  Le grand monde d'Andy Warhol, Galeries nationales du Grand Palais, Paris, France (solo)
  • Andy Warhol Portraits, Greenfield Sacks Gallery, Santa Monica, CA (solo)
  • Andy Warhol: Through a Glass Starkly, George Segal Gallery, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ (solo)
  • Warhol Live, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA; Fine Arts Museum of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA (solo)
  • Andy Warhol, Mr. America, Biblioteca Luis Angel Arango, Bogota, Colombia (solo)
  • Twisted Pair: Marcel Duchamp and Andy Warhol, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Warhol TV, La Maison Rouge, Paris, France (solo)
  • Andy Warhol: Pop Politics, Neuberger Museum of Art, Purchase, NY (solo)
  • The Prints of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back Again), San Jose Museum of Art San Jose, CA (solo)
  • Andy Warhol: Von Marilyn Bis Mao, Horst-Janssen-Museum, Oldenberg, Germany (solo)
  • Warhol from the Sonnabend Collection, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
  • Andy Warhol, The Museum Chiang Kai-Shek Memorial, Taipei, Taiwan (solo)
  • Warhol Live, The Montreal Museum of Fine Arts, Montreal, Canada (solo)
  • Andy Warhol: Crossroads, Domus Artium (DA2), Salamanca, Spain (solo)
  • Art for Everyday: Andy Warhol from Object to Practice and Back Again, Museu De Arte Contemporanea Niteroi, Rio De Janeiro, Brazil (solo)
  • Andy Warhol: Cowboys and Indians, Mint Museum of Art Charlotte, NC 9solo)
  • Andy Warhol: 15 Weeks of Fame, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, Arkansas (solo)
  • Warhol's Jews: Ten Portraits Reconsidered, The Contemporary Jewish Museum, San Francisco, CA (solo)
  • Andy Warhol Portfolios: Life and Legends, Mint Museum of Art Charlotte, NC (solo)
  • Andy Warhol: Pop Politics, Currier Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY (solo)
  • Warhol Presents, Everson Museum of Art, Syracuse, NY
  • Andy Warhol: Polaroid Portraits, Galerie Clic, St. Bartheleny, French West Indies (solo)
  • 2008   Andy Warhol, Stereo Types, Galerie Daniel Blau, Munich, Germany (solo)
  • Warhol: 15 Min/24 FPS, University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA (solo)
  • Andy Warhol: Still-Life Polaroids, Paul Kasmin Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
  • Andy Warhol by Andy Warhol, Astrup Fearnley Museum of Modern Art, Oslo, Norway (solo)
  • The Eternal Now: Warhol and the Factory: '63-68, Ikon Gallery Birmingham, UK (solo)
  • Rapid Exposure: Warhol in Series, Grand Rapids Art Museum, Grand Rapids, MI (solo)
  • Andy Warhol's Silver Clouds, Loyala University Museum of Art, Chicago, IL (solo)
  • Canis Major: Warhol's Dogs and Cats (and other party animals), The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA (solo)
  • Andy Warhol Retrospective, Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia (solo)
  • Self-Portrait exhibition, La Casa Encendida, Madrid, Spain
  • Andy Warhol: Larger than Life, Winnipeg Art Gallery, Winnipeg, Canada (solo)
  • Other Voices, Other Rooms, The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Silent Spring: Warhol's Endangered Species and Vanishing Animals, Morris Museum, Morristown, NJ (solo)
  • Andy Warhol, Centro Cultural de la Pontificia Universidad Catolica del Peru Lima, Peru (solo)
  • Andy Warhol Exhibit, New World of Coca-Cola Museum, Atlanta, GA (solo)
  • 2007  Andy Warhol Retrospective, The Royal Scottish Academy, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)
  • Andy Warhol Disaster Prints, Kampa Museum Prague, Czech Republic (solo)
  • Pop Art 1960's - 2000's, Hiroshima City Museum of Contemporary Art, Hiroshima, Japan
  • Andy Warhol Presents, University Art Museum, Santa Barbara, CA (solo)
  • Andy Warhol's Dream America, Toledo Museum of Art Toledo, OH (solo)
  • Andy Warhol - Shadows and other signs of life, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris, France (solo)
  • Portraits, Jablonka Galerie, Berlin, Germany
  • Factory Work: Warhol, Wyeth, and Basquiat, Farnsworth Art Museum, Rockland, ME
  • Andy Warhol and Minimal Art, Staatsgalerie, Stuttgart, Germany (solo)
  • Andy Warhol Retrospective, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul, Korea (solo)
  • Warhola Becomes Warhol - Andy Warhol: Early Work, Williams College Museum of Art, Williamstown, MA (solo)
  • Pop Goes The West: Featuring Roy Lichtenstein: American Indian Encounters and Andy Warhol's, Cowboys and Indians Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art, Indianapolis, IN
  • Andy Warhol's Dream America, Nevada Museum of Art Reno, Nevada (solo)
  • Prints of Andy Warhol (From A to B and Back again), Kampa Museum Prague, Czech Republic (solo)
  • Time Capsule 64, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
  • 2006   Warhol's World, Hauser & Wirth, London, UK
  • Man's Best Friend, Lococo Fine Art, St. Louis, MO
  • Andy Warhol: Vanishing Animals, Medium SARL, St. Barthelemy, French West Indies (solo)
  • Andy Warhol-Drawings, JGM. Galerie, Paris, France
  • Skulls, Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2005  Andy Warhol Self-Portraits, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, Edinburgh, Scotland (solo)
  • Small Drawings of Children & Dolls, Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
  • 2004   Andy Warhol - Selbstportraits, Sprengel Museum, Hannover, Germany (solo)
  • Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein, Vaduz, Liechtenstein
  • The Late Andy Warhol - The Late Work, Museum kunst palast, Dusseldorf, Germany (solo)
  • Andy Warhol: Motion Pictures, Kunstwerke, Berlin, Germany (solo)
  • Andy Warhol, Anton Kern Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
  • Andy Warhol - LATE PAINTINGS, Gagosian Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (solo)
  • 2003   Andy Warhol - The Time Capsules, Museum für Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt, Germany (solo)
  • Warhol - Screen Tests, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY (solo)
  • Ladies & Gentlemen, Sex Parts & Torsos, Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
  • Cosmos, Colleges and Drawings, Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
  • E. Fischl, M. Barceló, F. Clemente, A. Katz, P. Taaffe, A. Warhol, Jablonka Galerie, Cologne; TEFAF, Maastricht, Germany
  • 2002  Portrait Drawings/Sherrie Levine: Skulls, Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
  • 2001  Retrospective, Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
  • 2000  Headschots, Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
  • 1999  Modern Madonna, Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
  • Photography, The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA; Kunsthalle, Hamburg, Germany (solo)
  • 1998  Reframing Andy Warhol: Constructing American Myths, Heroes and Cultural Icons,The Art Gallery, University of Maryland, MD
  • Knives, Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
  • 1997  Egg Paintings, Jablonka Galerie, Cologne, Germany
  • 1993  Andy Warhol: Abstract, Kunsthalle, Basel, Switzerland; Östereichisches Museum für Angewandte Kunst, Vienna, Östereich; IVAM, Valencia, Spain (solo)
  • 1992  Andy Warhol Polaroids 1971 - 1986, Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York, NY (travelled to London, Uk and Paris, France) (solo)
  • 1991  Andy Warhol's Video and Television, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (solo)
  • 1990  Andy Warhol: Films, IVAM, Valencia, Spain (solo)
  • Andy Warhol: Cars-The Last Pictures, Kunstmuseum, Berne, Switzerland (solo)
  • The Prints of Andy Warhol, Cartier Foundation for Contemporary Art, New York, NY (solo)
  • 1989   Andy Warhol: A Retrospective, Hayward Gallery, London, UK (solo)
  • Andy Warhol: Shadow Paintings, Gagosian Gallery, New York, NY (solo)
  • 1986   Andy Warhol - Neue Grafik Details of Renaissance Paintings, Heinz Holtmann, Köln, Germany
  • 1983   Andy Warhol, Heinz Holtmann, Köln, Germany
  • 1982   Andy Warhol - Neue Bilder und Grafik, Heinz Holtmann, Köln, Germany
  • 1976   Venice Biennale, Venize, Italy
  • 1970   Museum of Contempary Art, Chicago, IL
  • Stedelijk van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, Netherlands
  • Musée d´Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, Paris, France
  • Museum of Art, Pasadena, CA (toured the US)
  • 1969   Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin, Germany
  • 1968   Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Danemark
  • 1967   Galerie Rudolf Zwirner, Cologne, Germany
  • Ileana Sonnabend, Paris, France
  • 1966    Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
  • Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston, MA
  • 1965     Institute of Contemporary Art, Philadelphia, PA
  • 1964     Ileana Sonnabend, Paris, France
  • Leo Castelli Gallery, New York, NY
  • Stable Gallery, New York, NY
  • 1963     Fetus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1962     Fetus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
  • 1952     Andy Warhol: Fifteen Drawings Based on the Writings of Truman Capote, Hugo Gallery, New York, NY (solo)

Selected Public Collections

  • Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh, PA
  • Butler Institute of American Art, Youngstown, OH
  • Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA
  • Guggenheim, Bilbao, Spain
  • The Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY
  • Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC
  • J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA
  • The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
  • Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA
  • Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
  • National Galleries of Scotland, Edinburgh, Scotland
  • National Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
  • National Gallery of Australia, Canberra, Australia
  • National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa, Canada
  • Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, CA
  • Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT
  • Astrup Fearnley Museet for Moderne Kunst, Norway
  • Bibliotheque Nationale de France, Paris, France
  • Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH
  • Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
  • Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington, DC
  • Dallas Museum of Art, Dallas, TX
  • Harvard University Art Museums, Cambridge, MA
  • Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, IN
  • Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, MO
  • Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN
  • Musée d'Art Contemporain, Marseilles, France
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
  • Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA

Literature

  • 2009   Le Grand monde d'Andy Warhol (Exh. Cat.). Paris, France: RMN, 2009
  • 2008   Aquin, Stephane, Lavigne Emma and Matt Wrbican. Warhol Live (Exh. Cat.). New York: Prestel, 2008
  • 2006   Angell, Callie. Andy Warhol screen tests: the films of Andy Warhol: catalogue raisonné. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 2006
  • 2003   Koestenbaum, Wayne. Andy Warhol. New York: Penguin, 2003
  • Watson, Steven. Factory Made: Warhol and the Sixties. New York: Pantheon, 2003
  • 2002    The Andy Warhol Catalogue Raisonne, Volume 1: Paintings and Sculpture, 1961-1963. Edited by Georg Frei and Neil Printz. London: Phaidon, 2002
  • 2001    Dillenberger, Jane D. The Religious Art of Andy Warhol. New York City: Continuum International Publishing Group, 2001
  • 1999    Schaffner, Ingrid. The Essential Andy Warhol. New York: Harry N. Abrams, 1999
  • Schmuckli, Claudia. Andy Warhol: The Last Supper (Exh. Cat.). New York: Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation, 1999
  • 1997    Bockris, Victor. Warhol: The Biography. New York: Da Capo Press, 1997
  • 1996    Stiles, Kristine; Peter Howard Selz. "Warhol in His Own Words". Theories and documents of contemporary art: a sourcebook of artists' writings. Berkeley: University of California Press
  • 1994    The Andy Warhol Museum. New York: Distributed Art Publishers, 1994
  • 1990    Colacello, Bob. Holy Terror: Andy Warhol Close Up. New York: HarperCollins, 1990
  • 1989    Guiles, Fred Lawrence. Loner at the ball: the life of Andy Warhol. London: Bantam Books, 1989
  • Bockris, Victor. The Life and Death of Andy Warhol. New York: Bantam Books, 1989
  • Finklestein, Nat. Andy Warhol: The Factory Years 1964-1967. New York: St. Martins Press, 1989
  • Mc Shine, Kynaston. Andy Warhol: A Retrospective. New York: Museum of Modern Art, 1989
  • O'Pray, Michael. (Ed.). Andy Warhol Film Factory. London, UK: British Film Institute, 1989
  • 1988    Kornbluth, Jesse. Pre-Pop Warhol. New York: Panache Press, 1988
  • 1985    Warhol, Andy. America/Andy Warhol. New York: Harper & Row, 1985
  • 1985    Feldman/Schellmann. (Eds.). Andy Warhol Prints: A Catalogue Raisonne. West Germany: Schellmann, 1985
  • 1983    Ratcliff, Carter. Andy Warhol. New York: Cross River Press, 1983
  • 1980    Warhol, Andy, Pat Hacket. POPism: the Warhol '60s. New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, 1980
  • 1975    Warhol, Andy. The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again. Orlando, Florida: Harcourt Brace Jovanich, 1975
  • 1970    Crone, Rainer. Andy Warhol. New York: Praeger, 1970
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