Andy’s Pop Art



Reading, research & video activity

Research Reading


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.

Photolithography   
Materialism
Post-war
Carnegie Mellon University
New Yorker
American Institute
Lexington Avenue


Video Segment
Watch the clip and answer the questions below.
Length: 1.55 minutes        LINK: http://youtu.be/fAqvmvrzdsM


 


1)What is the name of the museum where the exhibition “Andy Warhol, 15 minutes eternal” is shown?

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.

Assemble an activity box to take home.
Paint on the walls
Watch films about Andy Warhol’s life
Attend a silkscreen workshop
Wear the original Andy Warhol’s glasses.
Do manual crafts
Take some of the paintings home
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.

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