Short movies (Kiss) – Andy Warhol – by Film&Clips
How did Andy Warhol separate himself from others Pop Artists? Simply, he took the imagery of the everyday Americana and had it mass produced graphically as Art. His breakthrough was the ability to act, produce work by the suggestions of others, and his genius was his timing. This immediacy of the present gave his work relevancy.
Mr. Warhol understood his weakness in areas where his skill as a painter seemed mediocre, and he devised a technique of mechanically reproducing images that were equally similar to the style in which he was attempting to emulate. And through the technique of silk-screening and photography his craftsmanship as a graphic designer produced work that was clean and precise