‘complete-art-work’. London Review of Books, Vol 24, No. 6, 21st March 2002, page 16 col 3 by Hal Foster, ‘Andy Paperbag’. “And these devices became central to his persona, which is sometimes seen as his ultimate work: Warhol as the spectral centre of a flashy scene, a kind of blank Gesamtkunstwerk–in-person”.
'Mediaeval cathedrals were the Gesamtkunstwerks of their era', recently heard on BBC Radio 4,