21 most famous Andy Warhol quotes

Andy Warhol quote on being famous
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Born on August 6, 1928, Andy Warhol (Andrew Warhola) was one of the most prominent leaders of the 60s pop culture and movement of the pop art.

He become a world wide known celebrity in a fantastically short period of time. Known for his art career which was spread into many different art forms, some of which are: film, performance art, writing, ad illustrating, and so on.

The Factory, studio he owned, became the home of many artists and most definitely had a huge (if not the biggest) influence on the pop culture of the 60s. Andy worked with many celebrities, and some of his most popular works are: Campbell’s Soup Cans and Gold Marilyn Monroe.

Andy Warhol died on February 22, 1987, and he left us with a pretty big collection of quotes. Some of these quotations are very popular, even today, and therefore deserve a spot on newbeginningquotes.info.

Andy Warhol quotes in pictures:

Dying and getting the whole thing over with.Andy Warhol saying on dying

I always wished I had died, and I still wish that, because I could have gotten the whole thing over with.

Being deeply superficial.quotation on superficial

I am a deeply superficial person.

Staying home and dying eyebrows.funny quote by Andy Warhol

I had a lot of dates but I decided to stay home and dye my eyebrows.

Time don’t change things, you change them yourself.time changing things

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

Two never-meeting opposites.attraction between opposite things

The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never meet.

Love and excitement.falling in love

The most exciting thing is not doing it. If you fall in love with someone and never do it, it’s much more exciting.

Mass market and things that are commercial.commercial things and mass market

I’ve decided something: Commercial things really do stink. As soon as it becomes commercial for a mass market it really stinks.

Nothing deep, everything is superficial.looking at surface of paintings

If you want to know all about , just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There’s nothing behind it.

Being famous for 15 minutes.future and famous

In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.

What is life? Andy Warhol quotes.life being serie of images

Isn’t life a series of images that change as they repeat themselves?

Reincarnation as a big ring.glamourous and reincarnation

It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor’s finger.

Time never changes things.time changes things

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

Producing things nobody really needs.what artist is

An artist is somebody who produces things that people don’t need to have

Before being shot…Andy Warhol quote on being shot

I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there – I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watching television.

Making money is a form of art.Andy on being good in business

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.

Paying attention to what they write about you, or not.Warhol on not paying attention

Don’t pay any attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches.

Did we forget what emotions are?Warhol on forgetting what feelings are

During the 1960s, I think, people forgot what emotions were supposed to be. And I don’t think they’ve ever remembered.

Dying is an embarrassment. Dying is embarrassing

Dying is the most embarrassing thing that can ever happen to you, because someone’s got to take care of all your details.

Who makes the best dates?Employees are best dates

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

15 minutes fame.Andy Warhol quote on being famous

Everyone will be famous for 15 minutes.

I would like a blank tombstone.Andy Warhol quotation on tombstone

I always thought I’d like my own tombstone to be blank. No epitaph, and no name. Well, actually, I’d like it to say “figment.”