He was dramatically and desperately sincere in his renunciation of any political or social critique. Images of death, disaster and violence make news and mesmerize people, and that is what Warhol was interested in.

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Andy Warhol understood early on that death and fame are the subjects that attract the most people. There is this tension in the exhibit that gives it a great strength. Warhol is someone who found an aesthetic in violence, but he also found real beauty in the shallowness of celebrity.

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