Iconic artist Andy Warhol would have been 87 today

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Iconic artist, Andy Warhol -- who is often referred to as the founder of Pop Art -- would have been 87 years old today.

Although his fame initially rooted from his prints and paintings of soup cans and celebrities, the artist eventually became an icon and an innovator in the art world.

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The artist was featured in a recent Andy Warhol x Converse collaboration, and his artwork was also included on a BMW Art Car.

Warhol died on February 22, 1987 in New York City, but it's clear that his legacy will continued to live on through his artwork.

See the slideshow below for photos of Warhol and his iconic pieces:
Warhol's iconic works, Triple Elvis
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Iconic artist Andy Warhol would have been 87 today
Two women carry the artwork 'Triple Elvis' by Andy Warhol at the museum Brandhorst on May 15, 2009 in Munich. The museum which shows works from the contemporary arts collection of Udo and Anette Brandhorst is set to open to the public on May 21, 2009. (Photo by Miguel Villagran/Getty Images)
A man sits in front of a self-portrait by US artist Andy Warhol as part of the exhibition 'Warhol' on April 17, 2014 in Rome. The works of the artist, father of American Pop Art, will be housed in the renovated rooms of the Museo della Fondazione Roma, Palazzo Cipolla from April 18 until September 28, 2014. The exhibition features over 150 works, paintings, photographs and sculptures from the collection of Warhol's friend Peter Brant. The works on display range from Warhol's early drawings right up to his Last Supper series, first presented in Milan in 1987 in what was to be his last exhibition before his death that same year. (Photo by Alberto Pizzoli/AFP/Getty Images)
A man looks at portrait photographs of US artist Andy Warhol (L), Chinese-American architect Ieoh Ming Pei (R) and art critic and curator Henry Geldzahler (2R) by British photographer David Bailey at an exhibition of his works where over 300 prints are exhibited in London on February 5, 2014. As well as new work, this exhibition includes a wide variety of Baileys photographs from a career that has spanned more than half a century. (Photo by Andrew Cowie/AFP/Getty Images)
UNITED STATES - APRIL 20: Andy Warhol, Martha Graham (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Andy Warhol at Studio 54 in New York City, October 1981. (Photo by Robin Platzer/Twin Images via Getty Images)
Andy Warhol (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Andy Warhol (Photo by The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images)
Andy Warhol with italian actor Alberto Sordi posing for a photo on December 31, 1986 in New York, New York. (Photo by Santi Visalli/Getty Images)
Andy Warhol and Keith Haring (Photo by Ron Galella/WireImage via Getty)

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