Andy Warhol Net Worth
Andy Warhol Net Worth: Andy Warhol was an American artist who had a net worth equal to $220 million dollars at the time of his death (after adjusting for inflation and taking into account the value of his work). Andy Warhol was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in August 1928 and passed away in February 1987. Warhol was the leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. Warhol started his career as a commercial illustrator before becoming an artist. Many of his works can be seen at The Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh, PA. The museum is the largest in the United States dedicated to a single artist. Warhol's art included painting, hand drawing, printmaking, photography, sculpture, silk screen, music, and film. He became a pioneer in computer generated art and used Amiga computers. Aside from being an artist Warhol founded Interview Magazine. He authored many books which include Popism: The Warhol Sixties and The Philosophy of Andy Warhol. Andy lived openly as a gay man before the gay liberation movement. Warhol is also credited with creating the term "15 minutes of fame". His paintings have been some of the most expensive artworks ever sold. His painting "Silver Car Wash (Double Disaster)" sold for $105 million. Some of his more well-known paintings include Campbell's Soup Cans, Marilyn Monroe, and Elvis. Andy Warhol passed away on February 22, 1987 at 58 years old. He died in his sleep from a cardiac arrhythmia following gallbladder surgery.