Andy Warhol is the epitome of pop art. Pop art is a movement that occurred near the end of the 1950ís. It was a reaction to the seriousness of Abstract Expressionism. Pop art emphasized contemporary social values, the sprawl of urban life, the vulgar, the superficial, and the flashy. Advertising provided a number of starting points for the subjects. A particular favorite advertisement form that Warhol likes to use was product labels. You
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He has become more recognized and famous after his death in 1987. I think that his purpose for being an artist seemed to be different from that of other artists. Iím not convinced he painted and filmed for the love of the art or so much for his purpose in doing it. I think he had a message he wanted to get across and this was the medium through which he chose to express himself.