- Name: Andy Warhol
- Born: 08/06/1928
- Died: 02/22/1987 (58 years old)
Andy Warhol (//; born Andrew Warhola; August 6, 1928– February 22, 1987) was an American artist, film director, and producer who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. His works explore the relationship between artistic expression, advertising, and celebrity culture that flourished by the 1960s, and span a variety of media, including painting, silkscreening, photography, film, and sculpture. Some of his best known works include the silkscreen paintings Campbell’s Soup Cans (1962) and Marilyn Diptych (1962), the experimental film Chelsea Girls (1966), and the multimedia events known as the Exploding Plastic Inevitable (1966–67).
Birth Name: Andrew Warhola
Works: Chelsea Girls (1966 film), Exploding Plastic Inevitable (1966 event), Campbell’s Soup Cans (1962 painting), Marilyn Diptych (1962 painting)
Alias: Andrew Warhola
Birth Place: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Death Place: New York City, U.S.
Andy Warhol quotes :
I used to think that everything was just being funny but now I don't know. I mean, how can you tell?Andy Warhol
Since I was shot, everything is such a dream to me. Like I don't know whether I'm alive or whether I died. I wasn't afraid before. And having been dead once, I shouldn't feel fear. But I am afraid. I don't understand why.Andy Warhol
We live in an age when the traditional great subjects - the human form, the landscape, even newer traditions such as abstract expressionism - are daily devalued by commercial art.Andy Warhol
I always hear myself saying, 'She's a beauty!' or 'He's a beauty!' or 'What a beauty!' but I never know what I'm talking about.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
I think having land and not ruining it is the most beautiful art that anybody could ever want to own.Andy Warhol
Employees make the best dates. You don't have to pick them up and they're always tax-deductible.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
It would be very glamorous to be reincarnated as a great big ring on Liz Taylor's finger.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
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
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