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He would live through the ordeal for about 19 more years, but would be completely changed by the incident.
Dazed The commercial artist and director, whose influence greatly shaped artistic taste of generations, feared visiting the hospital after the shooting incident.
He embraced alternative medicine, such as the power of healing crystals, ignoring his gallbladder ailment.
He died of cardiac arrest on February 21,brought on by the complications of his disease. His fame brought intrigued some of the most well-to-do people in New York including celebrities, artists, and musicians.
One of his most peculiar followers was a woman named Valerie Solanas. The woman who would later accuse him of stealing her ideas, and attempt to murder him. Rolling Stone Solanas was a feminist writer who partly played one of her characters in a play that she insisted Warhol produce.
She was also the founder and sole member of her ideological group named SCUM. Thinking that the artist was out to steal her idea, Solanas showed up in his new Union Square West office, armed with a.
She shot him point blank. The bullet damaged his liver, stomach, esophagus, and both of his lungs. Warhol was pronounced dead for some time, but his attending physicians were able to revive him.
She was diagnosed as a paranoid schizophrenic and was sentenced to three years. She was released after serving her sentences, and died in in a welfare hotel in San Francisco.Solanis was the founder of SCUM (Society for Cutting Up Men) Fortunately, Warhol survived the assassination attempt after spending two months in a hospital.
This incident is the subject of the film, I Shot Andy Warhol (). Afterwards, Andy Warhol dropped out of the filmmaking business, but now and then continued his contribution to film and . The founder of pop art – Andy Warhol Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Andy Warhol was a successful ad and magazine illustrator and he is often called the main inventor of Pop art movement.
Through his visual art movement, Pop art, he explored the relationship between celebrity culture, advertisement and artistic expression. Andy Warhol Andrew Warhola is considered to be the “founder and a major figure of the pop art movement”.
He was born in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania in He graduated from the Carnegie Institute of Technology, where he majored in pictorial design. The Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh; Founding Collection, Contribution The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, Inc. Andy Warhol’s Amiga Experiments, Part 2 of The Invisible Photograph; and Apple were two companies that lead the race.
Although Warhol signed with Commodore first, he met Steve Jobs, the founder of .
Andy Warhol (; born Andrew Warhola; August 6, – February 22, ) was an American artist, director and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and advertising that flourished by the s, and span a variety of media, .
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