W is for Warhol, West, Wang Chung, Wagner, Wilde, Wilde and Wesselmann #atozchallenge

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Tom Wesselmann - "Still Life No. 35" (1963)
Tom Wesselmann – “Still Life No. 35” (1963)

Tom Wesselmann was an American artist associated with the Pop Art movement who worked in painting, collage and sculpture.

yousuf karsh warhol

“In the future everyone will be world-famous for fifteen minutes.”

Andy Warhol [1927-1987] Catalogue of his photo exhibition in Stockholm [1968]

Andy Warhol was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, celebrity culture, and advertisement that flourished by the 1960s.

Wang Chung are an English new wave musical group formed in 1980. The name Wang Chung means “yellow bell” in Chinese, and is the first note in the Chinese classical music scale.

Mary Jane “Mae” West was an American actress, singer, playwright, screenwriter, and sex symbol whose entertainment career spanned seven decades.

Kim Wilde is an English pop singer, author, DJ and television presenter who burst onto the music scene in 1981 with her debut single “Kids in America”, which reached number two in the UK. In 1983, she received the Brit Award for Best British Female.

Robert John Wagner, Jr. is an American actor of stage, screen, and television, best known for starring in the television shows It Takes a Thief, Switch, and Hart to Hart.

Oscar Fingal O’Flahertie Wills Wilde was an Irish playwright, novelist, essayist, and poet. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London’s most popular playwrights in the early 1890s.

I am taking part in the April A to Z Blog Challenge. Every day in the month of April, I will post a blog entry related to a letter of the alphabet. I gave it some thought and wanted to keep it in line with what I write about here on Waldina.com and came up with famous quotes, people that inspire and music that resonates with me.

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