Andy Warhol

144Andy Warhol Quotes

American Artist born on August 06, 1928, died on February 22, 1987

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. 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... (source)

My fascination with letting images repeat and repeat - or in film's case 'run on' - manifests my belief that we spend much of our lives seeing without observing. view quote

I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning. view quote

They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself. view quote

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. view quote

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have. view quote

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

Human beings are born solitary, but everywhere they are in chains - daisy chains - of interactivity. Social actions are makeshift forms, often courageous, sometimes ridiculous, always strange. And in a way, every social action is a negotiation, a compromise between 'his,' 'her' or 'their' wish and yours. view quote

I think it would be terrific if everybody was alike. view quote

I'm bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is 'In 15 minutes everybody will be famous.' view quote

What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest. You can be watching TV and see Coca-Cola, and you can know that the President drinks Coke. Liz Taylor drinks Coke, and just think, you can drink Coke, too. view quote

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