The Philosophy of Andy Warhol - Chapter 5, Fame Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 5, Fame Summary and Analysis

Fame has both drawbacks and advantages. If Andy had not been famous for being Andy Warhol, Andy believes that he would not have been shot by someone irate with him. On the other hand, Andy finds it delightful to know celebrities and to be known in return. To Andy, the idea of fame is relative, though, because as soon as a person begins to know a famous person, the aura of fame is diminished a little bit. The mystique of fame and notoriety is the largest part of being famous.

Andy finds the hardest part of fame is doing interviews with people from different media who come to the interview with preconceived ideas of what they are going to publicize about Andy before even speaking with him. However, Andy has a special fascination with talk show hosts who are...

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