15 minutes of fame
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1968, Andy Warhol, in a catalogue of an exhibition of his art in Stockholm
- In the future everyone will be world-famous for 15 minutes.
- (idiomatic) A very short time in the spotlight or brief flurry with fame, after which the person or subject involved is quickly forgotten.
- The barbershop quartet Homer put together had its 15 minutes of fame before fans simply lost interest.
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