When Picasso died in 1973, one of the obituaries declared that Picasso had produced 4,000 masterpieces in his lifetime. Warhol quipped in response, “I can produce 4,000 masterpieces in a day.” Mass production via printing.

The irony is that Warhol’s work is now considered highly collectible and worth millions to the rich who play in that arena.

Warhol also said, “Art is whatever you can get away with.”

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