Andy Warhol Quotes

Andy Warhol (/?w??rh?l/; born Andrew Warhola; August 6, 1928 – February 22, 1987) 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. After a successful career as a commercial illustrator, Warhol became a renowned and sometimes controversial artist. The Andy Warhol Museum in his native city, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, holds an extensive permanent collection of art and archives. It is the largest museum in the United States dedicated to a single artist

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Land really is the best art.

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When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.

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“An artist is someone who produces things that people don't need to have but that he - for some reason - thinks it would be a good idea to give them.”

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“Isn't life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?”

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“They say that time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself”

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“Sex is the biggest nothing of all time”

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“Since people are going to be living longer and getting older, they'll just have to learn how to be babies longer.”

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“What we're all looking for is someone who doesn't live there, just pays for it”

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“People need to be made more aware of the need to work at learning how to live because life is so quick and sometimes it goes away too quickly”

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“Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible.”

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“I'm the type who'd be happy not going anywhere as long as I was sure I knew exactly what was happening at the places I wasn't going to. I'm the type who'd like to sit home and watch every party that I'm invited to on a monitor in my bedroom.”

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“I love Los Angeles. I love Hollywood. They're beautiful. Everybody's plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic.”

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“It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it.”

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“Once you 'got' Pop, you could never see a sign again the same way again. And once you thought Pop, you could never see America the same way again.”

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“I met someone on the street who said wasn't it great that we're going to have a movie star for president, that it was so Pop, and (laughs) when you think about it like that, it is great, it's so American.”

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