After he was shot in 1968, Andy Warhol began documenting his life and feelings. Those diaries, and this series, reveal the secrets behind his utterly unique persona.
Today, March 9 2022, is the official Netflix release of the Ryan Murphy-produced, Andrew Rossi-directed docuseries that explores Andy Warhol’s life behind the mask.
By now, you should be familiar with our ambition to bring you insights into all the biggest and best things in the world, including individuals in different fields who have made a significant cultural impact. And what best example to include is that of the legendary Andy Warhol.
Warhol arguably changed the way mainstream audiences perceived art forever. Born in 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Andy Warhol was an American artist, director and producer whose name has become synonymous with the visual movement that has come to be known as Pop Art.
Unlike classical artists who tended to veer towards more traditional inspirations, Warhol’s obsessions with and integration into celebrity culture and advertising led to the birth of an entirely new art form.
One included several different mediums from painting to silk screening, photography to film and music. His most iconic works include Campbells Soup Cans, The Maryland Diptych and the 1966 experimental film Chelsea.
On February 22, 1987, the iconic artist died in New York City.
Warhol was shot by reporter Valerie Solanas in 1968. Years later, in 1987, the artist died from cardiac arrest following gallbladder surgery.
According to the outlet, Warhol delayed the procedure for years due to his fear of hospitals.
OVER 30 years after his death, the famous and beloved artist Andy Warhol is still being remembered.
Now a new Andy Warhol documentary series will resurrect the Pop artist using artificial intelligence. In the show, Warhol can be heard reading from his diaries.
That voice, however, is not the artist’s own but rather the product of AI made to sound like him.
It talks about the life of the generous artist, which he kept reasonably private. The six-part documentary is based on Warhol’s personal life, released after his close friend and collaborator Pat Hackett.
The trailer also showed that the documentary would cover all aspects of his life. From his childhood to the point he became the biggest name in the art world in his era.
Check out the official trailer below: