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Inspirational art quotes by the famous American Pop Artist Andy Warhol
Born Andrew Warhola - Pennsylvania, USA - 6th of August, 1928 / Died - 22nd of February, 1987
Popular Andy Warhol paintings include "Campbell's Soup Can", "Turquoise Marilyn", "Brillo Boxes", "Mickey Mouse", and "16 Jackies"..
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Andy Warhol Quotes
- "I loved working
when I worked at commercial art and they told you what to do and
how to do it and all you had to do was correct it and they'd say
yes or no. The hard thing is when you have to dream up the tasteless
things to do on your own."
- "Business art is
the step that comes after Art. I started as a commercial artist,
and I want to finish as a business artist."
- "I always think
I don't do the first one good, so I try to do it more."
- "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."
- "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."
- "When I got my first
television set, I stopped caring so much about having close relationships."
- "Uh, gee, great."
- "Making money is
art and working is art and good business is the best art."
- "I paint anybody,
anybody that asks me."
- "I do the same thing
everyday. I go to work and paint. I try to turn out as many pictures
as I can."
- "Being born is like
being kidnapped. And then sold into slavery."
- "Fantasy love is
much better than reality love. Never doing it is very exciting.
The most exciting attractions are between two opposites that never
- "I have Social Disease.
I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading
rumors to my dogs."
- "Don't pay any attention
to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches."
- "My instinct about
painting says, 'if you don't think about it, it's right.' As soon
as you have to decide and choose, it's wrong. And the more you decide
about, the more wrong it gets."
- "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."
- "The most beautiful
thing in Tokyo is McDonald's. The most beautiful things in Stockholm
is McDonald's. Peking and Moscow don't have anything beautiful yet."
- " I love Los Angeles.
I love Hollywood. They're beautiful. Everybody's plastic, but I
love plastic. I want to be plastic."
- 'A lady friend of
mine asked me,
"Well, what do you love most?"
That's how I started painting money.'
- "If you want to
know all about Andy Warhol, just look at the surface of my paintings
and films and me, there I am. There's nothing behind it."
- "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
- "Why do people think
artists are special? It's just another job."
- "Death means a lot
of money, honey. Death can really make you look like a star."