Andy Warhol would have been 91 years old today (August 6, 2019)!

Before he became better known for his involvement in the visual art movement called Pop Art, Andy Warhol was a successful commercial illustrator! I was familiar with his Campbell’s Soup Cans, Brillo Boxes, and self-portraits, but I recently learned he also produced a magazine, created an interactive piece using Mylar balloons, and designed art work for music albums!

Andy Warhol – Thirty Are Better Than One (1963)

The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA) currently has an exhibition celebrating many of his creations. The title of the exhibition comes from Andy Warhol’s 1975 biography, “The Philosophy of Andy Warhol (From A to B & Back Again).”

quote from Andy Warhol’s 1975 biography

I imagine the pieces on display at SFMOMA are just a fraction of what’s at the Andy Warhol Museum, located in his birthplace of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania!

entrance to the exhibition

Here are some of my favorite Andy Warhol creations currently at SFMOMA:

Andy Warhol – Flowers (1964-65) on Cow Wallpaper [Pink on Yellow] (1966)
Andy Warhol started Interview Magazine in 1969. Richard Bernstein created the covers from 1972-1989
Andy Warhol – Rorschach (1984)
Andy Warhol – Marilyn Diptych (1962)

[Please note: The Andy Warhol From A to B and Back Again Exhibition at SFMOMA closed on September 2, 2019.]

For more information:

Andy Warhol Exhibition at SFMOMA

Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh

Tell me in the comments below: Have you been to the Andy Warhol Museum in Pittsburgh? What’s your favorite Andy Warhol art piece?