15 Minutes Of Fame

15 Minutes Of Fame
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It is more like 21 seconds.  In 1985, Andy Warhol was commissioned by the Cincinatti Art Museum to create a portrait commemorating baseball player Pete Rose.  Rose broke Ty Cobb’s long-standing record of life time hits.  The paintings play off of a classic baseball card.  He painted four of them.  The interview was in his mid-town Manhattan studio – The Factory.  It lasted less than 15 minutes.  After explaining to me that he was a big baseball fan he was asked . . .