This is Warhol

Author(s): Catherine Ingram

Art History

Andy Warhol, the iconic Pop artist, presented himself as the vacuous, dumb kid, famously saying, "If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings . and there I am. There's nothing behind it." This book penetrates the surface and explores Warhol's art from his beginnings as a commercial artist to his apotheosis as a society portrait painter. Vivid illustrations reveal Andy's worlds: his childhood in Pittsburgh, his chaotic Manhattan mansion, and the Silver Factory, where New York's bright new things hung out and had fun.

Series writer Catherine Ingram brings her extensive knowledge to the book, while specially commissioned illustrations by Andrew Rae vividly portray the text.

This title is appropriate for ages 14 and up


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"Eloquent, informative, and amusing." - "School Library Journal"

Catherine Ingram is a freelance art historian. She obtained First Class Honours at Glasgow University as a Honeyman scholar. After an MA in 19th-Century Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art, Catherine received her D.Phil. Catherine has taught on the MA course at Christie's, lectured at Imperial College, as well as run courses at the Tate Gallery. She was a personal assistant at South London Gallery. She lives with her family in London. Andrew Rae is an illustrator and member of the illustration collective Peepshow. He studied at Brighton University and has worked for many clients worldwide in advertising, print, publishing and animation. He currently lives and works in London.

The Chimneys of Pittsburgh Julia The Cocoon The Reality of the Icon A Commercial Start in Art School Life Carnegie Art Tech 1945 - 1949 New York Commercial Work 1342 Lexington Avenue The Serious Side of Art Pop Art The Electronic Revolution A First Pop Pop in a Brand Warhol is Rebranded Copycats Machine Art Hollywood Framing the Marilyn Moment Living in the Detail Bullet Marilyns Death and Disaster Series Silver Factory, 1964 - 68, 231 East 47th Street The Scene The Instant Portrait Warhol's Films Out of the Frame: Silver Clouds, 1966 The Pied Piper Vacating the Silver Factory Warhol is Shot The Motive is SCUM Narcissistic Seventies Andy Warhol Enterprises Lunches at the Office "Parties, Parties, Parties, all Winter, all Spring, all Night" The CELEB Mag: Interview The Portrait Business Andy's Mao A Private World for Warhol The Time Capsules Warhol Talks Death Revisited Momentos Mori Church Boy Last Days

General Fields

  • : 9781780670140
  • : Laurence King Publishing
  • : Laurence King Publishing
  • : April 2014
  • : 228mm X 171mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : February 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 80
  • : 50 colour illustrations
  • : Catherine Ingram
  • : Hardback
  • : Andrew Rae
  • : en
  • : 759.13