scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,453
Andrew Warhola was born on 28 September 1928 in Forest City Pennsylvania USA a small town northeast of Scranton His father Ondrej came from Czechsolvakia in 1912 and sent for his mother Julia Zavacky Warhola in 1921 His father worked as a construction worker and later as a coal miner Around some time the family moves to Pittsburgh PA During his teenage years Andy suffered from several nervous breakdowns Overcoming this he graduates from Schenley High School in Pittsburgh in 1945 and enrolls in the Carnegie Institute of Technology now Carnegie-Mellon University graduating in June 1949 During college he meets Phillip Pearlstein a fellow student After graduation he moved to New York City and shared an apartment with Pearlstein at StMarks Place off of Avenue A for a couple months During this time he moved in and out of several Manhattan apartments and he changed the spelling of his surname to Warhol In New York he meets Tina Fredericks art editor of Glamour Magazine His early jobs were doing drawings for Glamour such as the Success is a Job in New York and womens shoes He also drew advertising for various magazines including Vogue Harpers Bazzar book jackets and holiday greeting cards During the 1950s he moves to an apartment on East 75th Street His mother moves in with him and Fritizie Miller becomes his agent In 1952 his first solo exhibition was held at Hugo Gallery New York of drawings to illustrate stories by Truman Capote Starts illustrating books beginning with Amy Vanderbilts Complete Book of Etiquette Around 1953-1955 he works for a theatre group on the Lower East Side and designs sets It is around this time that he dyes his hair silver Publishes several books including Twenty Five Cats Named Sam and One Blue Pussy In 1956 he travels around the world with Charles Lisanby a television-set designer In April of this year he was included in his first group
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA