Andy Warhol (6 August 1928 Pittsburgh, United States – February 22, 1987 New York City, United States) was an artist, filmmaker and publisher and co-founder and most important representative of American pop art.
His career began in the 1950s as a graphic artist and illustrator for fashion, high-gloss and lifestyle magazines and developed rapidly.
He left behind an extensive whole, ranging from simple advertising graphics to paintings, objects, films and books. He also worked as a music producer.
In 1987 he died of the consequences of the operation.