American, 1928-1987. One of the most notable artists of the 20th century, Andy Warhol turned his fascination with pop culture and advertising into iconic works of art. Warhol had a successful career as an illustrator in New York before breaking out as an artist with his "32 Campbell's Soup Cans" paintings and portraits of celebrities. He worked in a variety of mediums including silkscreening, sculpture, photography, and film. Warhol opened a studio in New York called The Factory, where everyone from intellectuals and activists to celebrities and drag queens gathered. He set the foundation for artists that followed such as Keith Haring and Jeff Koons.