Andy Warhol quotes

An exceptional American artist renowned for his visual art movement known as pop art, Andy Warhol is responsible for some of the most expensive art pieces ever sold. One canvas entitled Silver Car Crash (Double Disaster) was sold for US$105 million. His legacy is a vast array of paintings that populate art galleries and private collections in various countries.

He was known for his pithy quotes and his reasoned explanations regarding the purpose of art. His words encourage retrospection and make people think about their very existence. His words also offer a profound insight into his artistic genius and are the source of inspiration for many budding artists and creatives.

Interesting Andy Warhol quotes about life, love, art

Andy Warhol quotes
  • Don't pay attention to what they write about you. Just measure it in inches. - Andy Warhol

  • The idea is not to live forever, it is to create something that will.

  • Kiss me with your eyes.

  • Everybody must have a fantasy.

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

  • History books are being re-written all the time

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

  • What’s great about this country is that America started the tradition where the richest consumers buy essentially the same things as the poorest.

  • The day will come when everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes

  • I always run into strong women who are looking for weak men to dominate them.

  • 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.

  • 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 want to die with my blue jeans on.

  • But I’m afraid if you look at a thing long enough; it loses all of its meaning.

  • Sex is more exciting on the screen and between the pages than between the sheets.

  • A friend of mine always says, ‘Women love me for the man I’m not.

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

  • Art is what you can get away with.

  • People should fall in love with their eyes closed.