"This show served only to reinforce my conviction that Andy Warhol is the Big Bang for all that is interesting in contemporary art. His influence on major stars such as Nauman, Richter, and Sherman is undeniable and just increases the more you think about it. But also scores of other artists, working in modes ranging from process art to painting to video, all bear the mark of his contribution. And this contribution solidifies not only the importance of Warhol but also the preeminent role of American culture in this century. I stepped out into the streets of Helsinki feeling myself transformed into some sort of flag-waving lunatic, deliriously proud of American culture. That is because Warhol's production encompasses everything that can be great about American culture: fierce intelligence and independence, formal and technical verve and innovation, shockingly resonant subject matter, and a transgressive spirit that rages against the hegemonic hypocrisy while simultaneously opening up entirely new aesthetic vistas. "
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