Compare And Contrast Of Andy Warhol And Roy Lichtenstein

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Charleton Goodwin
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Compare and Contrast of Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein

Pop art was a movement that occurred in the 1950’s in Britain and late in the 1950’s in the United States. There were many artist who contributed to the pop art scene. In Britain there were people like Eduardo Paolozzi and Richard Hamilton, but in America they had Robert Rauschenberg and Jasper Johns. Pop art does not refer to how it looks it 's the attitude. A lot of advertisement influences pop art. Even though pop art is in North America and Great Britain it was developed differently. The way the United States used pop art was as a response it was seen as a comeback of art with a meaning an a purpose. In Britain the focused on symbolic devices. The devices Britain used had an affect on life.
Andy Warhol was an American Draftsman, Filmmaker, Painter, and Printmaker. He was the third born child to Czechoslovakian immigrants parents named Ondrej and Ulja on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When Andy was only 14 years old his father passed away, but he did leave money for one purpose and that was to be used for higher learning, and the family decided that Andy would benefit the most from having a college education. Warhol moved to New York City shortly after graduating Carnegie Institute to work as a commercial illustrator, where he worked for several well-known magazines. One of Andy’s most important piece of artwork was the 100 Cans which was made in 1962 with the
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