Andy Warhol Quotes


51 Andy Warhol quotes:



"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."
"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. Everybody has their own America, and then they have the pieces of a fantasy America that they think is out there but they can't see."
Author: Warhol Quotes Category: America Quotes
"If you want to know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings and films and me, and there I am. There's nothing behind it."
"I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own."
"Before 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."
"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."
"I'll endorse with my name any of the following; clothing AC-DC, cigarettes, small tapes, sound equipment, ROCK N' ROLL RECORDS, anything, film, and film equipment, Food, Helium, Whips, MONEY!!"
Author: Warhol Quotes Category: Behavior Quotes
"An artist is somebody who produces things that people don't need to have."
"I've decided something: Commercial things really do stink. As soon as it becomes commercial for a mass market it really stinks."
"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."
"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."
"They always say time changes things, but you actually have to change them yourself."
"The day will come when everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes."
Author: Warhol Quotes Category: Fame Quotes
"In the future everyone will be famous for 15 minutes."
"I love Los Angeles. I love Hollywood. They're beautiful. Everybody's plastic, but I love plastic. I want to be plastic."
"It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor's finger."
"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."
Author: Warhol Quotes Category: American Artist Quotes Fantasy Quotes
"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."
"Since people are going to be living longer and getting older, they'll just have to learn how to be babies longer."
"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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