Andy Warhol's Life and Art

Big Idea: Andy Warhol is one of the most important artists of the 20th Century.

The lessons in this section teach Andy Warhol’s artistic practice and its legacy and impact on the art world today.  

Essential Questions:

  • What were the important influences on Andy Warhol’s life as a child, as a young adult, as a professional artist?
  • What 20th Century American eras and events are illustrated through Andy Warhol’s biography?
  • What are the connections between the methods and techniques employed by Andy Warhol and the conceptual ideas embedded in his practice?
  • How is Andy Warhol’s art interdisciplinary?
  • How does Andy Warhol’s art demonstrate various styles of art?
  • What is the legacy and impact of Warhol’s art and life?
Andy Warhol By Decade
Andy Warhol's Process
Styles and Genres