(Pittsburgh, 6 August 1928 – New York, 22 February 1987)
Warhol was a painter, sculptor, screenwriter, producer, director, cinematographer, editor and American actor, the predominant figure of the Pop Art movement and one of the most influential artists of the twentieth century.
His art, which brought the shelves of a supermarket inside the museum or an art exhibition, was a provocation not too veiled: according to one of the greatest exponents of Pop Art, art had to be "consumed" like any other commercial product.
His artistic activity has many works, which he produced in series with the help of the silk-screen printing system. His most famous works have become icons: Marilyn Monroe, Mao Zedong, Che Guevara and many others.