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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Andy Warhol


Switzerland is my favorite place now, because it's so - nothing. There is absolutely nothing to do.

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Sometimes people let the same problem make them miserable for years when they could just say, So what. That's one of my favorite things to say. So what.

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In the future, everybody will be world famous for fifteen minutes.

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When the Woolworth's-Hot-Fudge-Sundae switch goes on, then I know I really have something.

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People should fall in love with their eyes closed.

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Don't think about making art, just get it done. Let everyone else decide if it's good or bad, whether they love it or hate it. While they are deciding, make even more art.

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I wake up every morning. I open my eyes and think: here we go again.

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I'm confused about who the news belongs to. I always have it in my head that if your name's in the news, then the news should be paying you. Because it's your news and they're taking it and selling it as their product. If people didn't give the news their news, and if everybody kept their news to themselves, the news wouldn't have any news.

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I still care about people but it would be so much easier not to care. I don't want to get too close; I don't like to touch things...

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People are always so boring when they band together. You have to be alone to develop all the idiosyncrasies that make a person interesting.

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I can't bear to let all this beautiful talk go by. Everybody says... fantastic things. People are always putting it down as an invasion of privacy, but I think everyone should be bugged all the time... bugged and photographed.

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I love the English language just like I love all American things. But I confess that I don't feel confident using complex sentences or big words, hence my famous minimally expressive style - all the "gees" and laconic answers to interviewers. Most of all, I have developed listening as an art form.

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You need to let the little things that would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you.

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I really do live for the future, because when I'm eating a box of candy, I can't wait to taste the last piece.

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You'd be surprised how many people want to hang an electric chair on their living-room wall. Specially if the background color matches the drapes.

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