Reading, research & video activity
Andy Warhol was the star of the Pop Art movement. His "Campbell's Soup Cans" and "Gold Marilyn Monroe" made him famous worldwide, and his studio, known as "The Factory," became a magnet for artists of the 60s counterculture.
Go to www.warhol.org/collection/aboutandy/biography and find information about Andy related to the terms and names below.
· Carnegie Mellon University
· New Yorker
· American Institute
· Lexington Avenue
Watch the clip and answer the questions below.
Length: 1.55 minutes LINK: http://youtu.be/fAqvmvrzdsM
2)How is this museum different from others in terms of the activities it offers?
3)Can you name examples of the different architecture and features at this exhibition?
4)What can children do at this museum? Check the activities mentioned.
v Assemble an activity box to take home.
v Watch films about Andy Warhol’s life
v Attend a silkscreen workshop
v Wear the original Andy Warhol’s glasses.
v Do manual crafts
v Take some of the paintings home
v Hang your drawing/painting on a creative corner
Did you know? Andy Warhol himself did an exhibition in 1983 at Bruno Bischofberger gallery in Switzerland, where paintings were displayed at a child's eye level.