(Warhol used to work with a box next to his desk

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(Warhol used to work with a box next to his desk, reserved for the miscellany of his life: receipts, invitations, and at least once, some half-finished pizza. When one was filled, another took its place. The only criteria for these "time capsules," Sven Spieker remarks, was that something happened to be "'there,' on the desk, just as a photograph records what is 'there' at a certain time, in a certain place.")

(Such was "Warhol’s revenge," as Ingrid Schaffner writes, drowning "the speculator in details of little or no importance." His every last effect ((no matter how banal)) would now require care and attention. In short, with this simple act, Warhol doomed his followers to maddening archival toil.)

(曾經,Andy Warhol在辦公桌旁放置了一個盒子,藏起日常瑣碎的雜物,包括收據、邀請卡,甚至也放過咬了一半的意大利薄餅。一個「時間囊」滿了,換上另一個。學者Sven Spieker談到:「東西要收納進時間囊,剛好出現在桌子『那裏』便好。這是事情的本質。正如一張照片,記下某個時間和空間,剛好出現在『那裏』的東西。」)

(曾經,策展人Ingrid Schaffner寫過:「Warhol的報復計劃,就是要把觀者淹沒在微小甚或無關重要的細節之中」。((無論多麼平凡)),現在他每一小份的遺物,都會因此得到關注。總而言之,憑藉這簡單的行為,Warhol宣告,他的追隨者註定要墮入使人瘋狂的記錄式文獻漩渦。)