Skip to Main Content

Andy Warhol Research Guide: Artists Who Influenced Andy Warhol


Andy Warhol in front of a paintingThings like personal background, experiences, surroundings, and other artists can all have a profound influence on the works of an artist. Among the artists that impacted Andy Warhol and his artwork are Jasper Johns, Marcel Duchamp, Robert Rauschenberg, and Jean-Michel Basquiat. This page showcases a sampling of the items that the COD Library carries on these influential artists. 

You can read the books that influenced Andy with your COD Library card and access digital resources by signing in with your COD username and password. 

Jasper Johns

Jasper Johns

The book not only displays the artist's tremendous catalogue of artworks but also discusses both his influence within the art of the 1960s and later, and his personal and artistic relationships with other major artists from the period.

Jasper Johns: An Allegory of Painting, 1955-1965

Jasper Johns is one of the most significant figures in the history of postwar art. His work from 1955 to 1965 was pivotal, exercising an enormous impact on the subsequent development of pop, minimalism, and conceptual art in the United States and Europe.

Jasper Johns: Recent Paintings and Works on Paper

In his recent drawings, prints and paintings, Johns traces the shifting meaning of old and new motifs while contending with his own rich artistic past, revisiting his Seasons paintings of the mid-1980s and his extensive collection of visual materials.

Jasper Johns: Numbers

This exhibition catalogue accompanies the first show to concentrate in depth on a single subject by Johns--Numbers--and it brings together painting, drawing, collage, and printmaking from all periods of his career, focusing on the years between 1955 and 1979.

Marcel Duchamp

Marcel Duchamp: Artist of the Century

Essays discuss Duchamp's paintings, sculptures, and readymade objects, examine his approach to art, and consider his use of puns.

The Complete Works of Marcel Duchamp

"To be a painter for the sake of being a painter was never the ultimate aim of my life. That's why I tried to go into different forms of activity -- purely optical things and kineticism".

Alchemist of the Avant-garde: the Case of Marcel Duchamp

Demonstrates the influence of alchemy and esoteric traditions on the mature art of Marcel Duchamp.

Infinite Regress: Marcel Duchamp, 1910-1941

There is not one Marcel Duchamp, but several. Within this oeuvre Duchamp practiced a variety of modernist idioms and invented an array of contradictory personas - artist and art dealer, conceptualist and craftsman, chess champion and dreamer.

Robert Rauschenberg

Rauschenberg/Art and Life

The book shows the astonishing dexterity and range of Rauschenberg's art even as an emerging artist, the creation of his now famous combines, his eagerness to bridge art and technology, the establishment of the Rauschenberg Overseas Culture Interchange, and his final collaborative work: the Lotus Series with Universal Limited Art Editions.

Robert Rauschenberg

Robert Rauschenberg challenged the prevailing ideologies and techniques of the art world. He redefined what materials were suitable for art, boldly rebelling against the predominant abstract expressionism of the time. This insightful analysis into Rauschenberg's work and life examines his bravery in pushing beyond technical and aesthetic frontiers as well as his influential dissemination of photography, film, and television, which altered the genre of traditional painting.

Robert Rauschenberg: Breaking Boundaries

To illuminate the meaning of Rauschenberg's art and the reasons behind his artistic choices, this book focuses closely on a small selection of the artist's projects. Like Rauschenberg's own work, the book ranges across a variety of disciplines..

Random Order: Robert Rauschenberg and the Neo-Avant-Garde

Robert Rauschenberg is one of the most important visual artists of the second half of the 20th century. In this text, Branden Joseph examines Rauschenberg's work in the context of the American neo-avant-garde.

Jean-Michel Basquiat


Celebrating the work of Jean-Michel Basquiat, this volume features reproductions of his work, including rarely-seen pieces from private collections. It offers new perspectives on Basquiat's achievements, exploring them in the contexts of his key influences, and explores many individual works in detail.

The Jean-Michel Basquiat Show

One of the most complete monographs of the artist to date, this illuminating volume depicts the explosive career of Jean-Michel Basquiat, who is hailed as one of the finest American neo-expressionists of his era.

Jean-Michel Basquiat: King Pleasure

This landmark volume tells the story of Jean-Michel Basquiat from the intimate perspective of his family, intertwining his artistic endeavors with his personal life, influences, and the times in which he lived, and features work from the Estate's largely unseen and significant collection of paintings, drawings, sketches, and ephemera.

Jean-Michel Basquiat: Art and Objecthood

Basquiat used objects and media from his environs to proliferate messages of social justice and change. Featuring a breadth of works that the artist made using unconventional painted supports and found-object sculptures, this publication will provide an innovative, in-depth look into the artist's sculptural practice. In addition to painting and drawing on items within his domestic spaces-refrigerators, chairs, and cabinets-Basquiat also left his mark on items he encountered on the street-discarded windows and doors, mirrors, wood boards, and subway tiles.


  • URL:
  • Last Updated: Jan 12, 2024 10:51 AM
  • Print Page