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Chapter 23. Creating Artistic Photograph... > Make a Photograph Look Like Andy War...

182. Make a Photograph Look Like Andy Warhol Painted It


When most people think of modern, pop art, they think of Andy Warhol. One of his most famous paintings is of a tomato soup can, elevated to the level of art. Another famous painting is of Marilyn Monroe. Marilyn's face is reduced to simple lines, making her look almost like a statue rather than a warm-blooded human being. The canvas of this painting was divided into nine equal parts, with the same copy of Marilyn's face occupying each square. The painting became a study of light and color, as each of the nine Marilyns was rendered in a limited complementary color scheme.


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