Andy Warhol

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Andy Warhol (/ˈwɔːrhɒl/; 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. Warhol's art used many types of media, including hand drawing, painting, printmaking, photography, silk screening, sculpture, film, and music. He was also a pioneer in computer-generated art using Amiga computers that were introduced in 1984, two years before his death... More

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Andy Warhol #Art

Photo of Andy Warhol I'm afraid that if you look at a thing long enough, it loses all of its meaning.
Andy Warhol #Art #Best #Business #Good #Money

Photo of Andy Warhol Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
Andy Warhol #Art #Best #Nature

Photo of Andy Warhol Land really is the best art.
Andy Warhol #Change #Time

Photo of Andy Warhol They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself.
Andy Warhol #Home

Photo of Andy Warhol 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.
Andy Warhol #Famous

Photo of Andy Warhol Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
Andy Warhol #Famous

Photo of Andy Warhol I'm bored with that line. I never use it anymore. My new line is 'In 15 minutes everybody will be famous.'
Andy Warhol #Famous

Photo of Andy Warhol My idea of a good picture is one that's in focus and of a famous person.
Andy Warhol #Famous #Future

Photo of Andy Warhol In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.
Andy Warhol #Money

Photo of Andy Warhol I'd asked around 10 or 15 people for suggestions. Finally one lady friend asked the right question, 'Well, what do you love most?' That's how I started painting money.
Andy Warhol #Art

Photo of Andy Warhol An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have.
Andy Warhol #Funny

Photo of Andy Warhol I used to think that everything was just being funny but now I don't know. I mean, how can you tell?
Andy Warhol #Home

Photo of Andy Warhol I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs.
Andy Warhol #Home

Photo of Andy Warhol I had a lot of dates but I decided to stay home and dye my eyebrows.
Andy Warhol #Relationship

Photo of Andy Warhol When I got my first television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships.
Andy Warhol #Work

Photo of Andy Warhol I suppose I have a really loose interpretation of 'work,' because I think that just being alive is so much work at something you don't always want to do. The machinery is always going. Even when you sleep.
Andy Warhol #Great

Photo of Andy Warhol It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor's finger.
Andy Warhol #Best #Business

Photo of Andy Warhol Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible.
Andy Warhol #Art #Best #Business #Good #Money

Photo of Andy Warhol Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art. Making money is art and working is art and good business is the best art.
Andy Warhol #Learning #Work

Photo of Andy Warhol 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.
Andy Warhol #Change

Photo of Andy Warhol Isn't life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?
Andy Warhol #Love

Photo of Andy Warhol Fantasy love is much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting. The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.
Andy Warhol #Great

Photo of Andy Warhol What's great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.
Andy Warhol #Movies

Photo of Andy Warhol 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.
Andy Warhol #Art

Photo of Andy Warhol I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.