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MY WARHOL

Richard Prince

I CAME TO NEW YORK CITY IN 1974. IN NEW YORK CITY IN 1974 Andy Warhol was the fastest gun in town. In 1990 I wrote on a painting, ANDY WARHOL WAS A FUCKING ASSHOLE AND SO WERE ALL HIS FUCKHEAD FRIENDS AND I'M GLAD HE DIED. When I wrote it I was thinking about the movie The Gunfighter, starring Gregory Peck. Later that year I was asked, “Is it Mr. Prince versus Mr. Warhol, or is it Richard loves Andy?” I answered the question the same way the clown did when asked, “I heard you just married a two-headed lady—is she pretty?” He said, “Well, yes and no.”

The noes: Andy wore a silver wig, and I shave what little hair I have. Andy did a lot of self-portraits and loved to have his picture taken; I’ve done only one self-portrait and can’t stand the way I look, especially in photographs. Andy went out all night, and I go to bed around 7:30. Andy liked to surround himself with celebrities; I’m a

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