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Andy Warhol | Artistas | Guggenheim Bilbao Museoa
1928

Born Andrew Warhola on August 6.

1945

Enrolls in the department of painting and design at the Carnegie Institute of Technology in Pittsburgh, graduating four years later.

1946

Receives the Martin B. Leisser Prize for his drawings on display at the Carnegie Institute’s Gallery of Fine Art.

1947

Begins to experiment with the blotted-linedrawing technique.

1949

Moves to New York, where he begins working as an illustrator for magazines such as Glamour and Mademoiselle. Changes his name to Andy Warhol.

1951

Is wildly successful as an illustrator and receives a number of prizes for his work from institutions such as the Art Directors Club and the American Institute of Graphic Arts.

1952

Has his first solo exhibition, Fifteen Drawings Based on the Writings of Truman Capote, at Hugo Gallery in New York.

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