The American artist Andy Warhol is known as the leading figure of visual art movement known as pop art. Andy Warhol was born on 6th August 1928. The working fields of Andy Warhol were painting, printmaking, cinema and photography.
Let’s check the doodle released on August 6, 2002. The Andy Warhol’s 74th Birthday Google Doodle is very colorful and at first it reminds us about the pop culture and art. Pop culture is emerged by the middle of 20th century and it influenced many people through its artistic ideas by 21st century.
This doodle is especially dedicated to Andy Warhol on his 74th birthday. Google commemorate this famous artist through a pop art doodle. It is a bright and colorful doodle which reminds about his famous four color neon paintings of pop culture celebrities, icons and products. The letters in each colored square is brightened as to make the feel or glow of neon light. So all in the entire doodle itself explained what the importance of the day is.Warhol’s artistic field includes many Medias like painting, printmaking, hand drawing, sculpture, photography, film and music. He is also known as a pioneer of computer based art work. Andy Warhol is the author of many books including Popism: The Warhol Sixties and The Philosophy of Andy Warhol. He is the founder of ‘Interview Magazine’. He is also seemed as a guy man who lives as what he was before the gay liberation movement.
Andy Warhol is also known as the pioneer of art marketing. Going to personal life of Warhol, Warhol was born as the fourth child of his parents Ondrej Varhola and Julia. After his childhood, i.e. after the high school education his plan was to study arts in University of Pittsburgh. But he changed it later and joined in Carnegie Institute of Technology. He gained Bachelor of Fine Arts in Graphic Design in 1949.
Andy Warhol was an earlier adopter of silk screen print making technique. His work is begun to be exhibited before the public during 1950’s. He began to make paintings of iconic objects like mushroom clouds, dollar bills and electric chairs etc. Also he had made the brightening paint work of celebrities such as Marilyn Monroe, Troy Donahue and Elizabeth Taylor etc. Andy Warhol is known as the person who applied the mixture of commercial aspects to the artistic work for the first time. He succeeded in his experiment and is accepted worldwide. His life comes to an end when he was at 58 years old on February 22, 1987 in New York.