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Warhol, Andy

[ (wawr-hawl, wawr-hohl) ]

A twentieth-century American artist whose best-known work was a precise, enlarged image of a can of Campbell's tomato soup. He also painted Coke bottles, Brillo pads, and rows of images of Marilyn Monroe. (See also pop art.)

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Warhol once stated, “In the future everyone will be world-famous for fifteen minutes.”
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