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The Philosophy of Andy Warhol

272 pages, 1977

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Andy Warhol's widely read autobiography was first published in 1975, but the endlessly fascinating subject of Andy Warhol has remained a source of fascination for his life. 

The Philosophy of Andy Warhol is a must-read for anyone who is interested in his multiple careers, some so famous and others less known – acting as James Dean in an experimental film with Paul Morrissey, writing songs for Nico, designing record covers for Lou Reed, working on commercials and TV shows, producing films with Paul Morrissey and John Altoon. Or just hearing from the man himself about life, love, money, and power.

Embrace the Mundane

Andy Warhol shows us that there's beauty in the everyday. He encourages us to find inspiration in the mundane, like a can of soup or a dollar bill. So, next time you're feeling uninspired, take a look around you. You might just find your next big idea in the most unexpected place.

The Power of Repetition

Warhol was a master of repetition. He believed that repeating an image or idea could give it more power and meaning. This is a great lesson for anyone trying to make a point or get a message across. Don't be afraid to repeat yourself.

Art is for Everyone

In The Philosophy of Andy Warhol, he makes it clear that art isn't just for the elite. He believed that everyone should be able to enjoy and create art. So, why not pick up a paintbrush, or start a DIY project? You might surprise yourself with what you can create.

The Importance of Being Yourself

Warhol was unapologetically himself, and he encourages us to do the same. He shows us that it's okay to be different, and that our quirks and eccentricities are what make us unique. So, don't be afraid to let your true self shine.

Money isn't Everything

Despite his fame and success, Warhol reminds us that money isn't everything. He believed that the most important things in life are love, happiness, and creativity. So, next time you're stressing about money, remember what really matters.


authorLena Dunham

Lena Dunham


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