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By Klaus Honnef

Andy Warhol is famous this day because the most crucial exponent of the Pop paintings move. He overturned the normal realizing of artwork and positioned in its stead an idea that retracts the distinctiveness of the artist. Warhol was once a serious observer of yankee society, exposing his compatriots' consumerism in his work ("Campbell-" and "Brillo" series), in addition to their fascination for sensational journalism. In 1963 Warhol based his "Factory" in manhattan, actually a manufactory of rules and paintings, which motivated movie within the Sixties, released the influential journal "Interview" within the overdue Nineteen Seventies, and likewise produced Warhol's personal art: Warhol conceived the assumption, and a "worker" in his manufacturing facility carried it out. The paintings remained (consciously) unsigned - a truth which however did not anything to decrease Warhol's acceptance. He as soon as complained that wealthy New Yorkers might willingly grasp his "Electric Chain" of their residing rooms - so long as its colors co-ordinated with the wallpaper and draperies.

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