Andy Warhol Week

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This week, the Lomography Magazine paid tribute to the Prince of Pop Art, Andy Warhol. Check out all our feature articles on the artist as well as some Warhol-inspired Lomographs from the community!

“I never read, I just look at pictures.” Andy Warhol with his Konica C35 and Polaroid

Today, we remember the passing of American artist, Andy Warhol. From his early drawings to his final films, Polaroid portraits and photobooth snaps, Warhol has “influenced”: the modern creative world immensely.

Get a quick art lesson and find out some fun facts about Warhol in the Magazine. Learn about his choice camera (the Minox 35 EL), see his studio (dubbed The Factory), meet his muses, and see some fresh new merchandise bearing Warhol’s marks, such as shirts and watches.

Credits: walasiteodito, hanat9651, lucy_d, vip223, el_omotizzata, rainbow_gumdrops & georgebaker

Still can’t get enough? Read more Andy Warhol articles from the Magazine and see more Warhol photos from the Community!

And don’t forget to join Andy Warhol's Soup Can Rumble and Pop Art Portraits Rumble to win some Piggy points!

Most essentially, we’ll leave you with this blunt quote from the artist:

“If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and film and me, and there I am. There’s nothing behind it.”

written by denisesanjose on 2013-02-22 in #news #analogue-photography #belair #art #tributes #pop-art #analogue-cameras #lomography #andy-warhol

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