Art-World Colossus | Andy Warhol

The man with the funny wig needs no introduction. However; Andy Warhol was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual a...


The man with the funny wig needs no introduction. However; Andy Warhol was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art.

Artwork created by him is more popular now than it was three decades ago when Andy Warhol passed away. In 2012, Andy Warhol Art Sales exceeded $380 million, surpassing all Artists, including Pablo Picasso. 

The International popularity of Andy Warhol traces to a broad range of Art that he created in a range of media, subjects and price points and the target audience for Andy Warhol Art can be anyone.



Over the course of his career, Andy Warhol transformed contemporary art. Employing mass-production techniques to create works, Warhol challenged preconceived notions about the nature of art and erased traditional distinctions between fine art and popular culture.

Top 10 not commonly known facts about Andy Warhol: 

1. He was obsessed with celebrity and consumerism:
2. He worked in several mediums

3. He was gay

4. He made art more accessible
5. He used assumably line production for his art 6. He was shot and injured by a friend
7. He was born in Pittburgh
8. He moved to New York City in 1949
9. He was Catholic
10. He owned many wigs 

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