At the end of my time, when I die, I don’t want to leave any leftovers. And I don’t want to be a leftover. I was watching TV this week and I saw a lady go into a ray machine and disappear. That was wonderful, because matter is energy and she just dispersed. That could be a really American invention—to be able to disappear. I mean, that way they couldn’t say you died.
-The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A to B and Back Again