Andy Warhol, Edie Sedgwick, Gerard Malanga, ‘N.Y.C. Taxi Ride’Regular price £3,700.00
© David McCabe
New York, U.S.A. 1965
Silver gelatin archival print hand signed by the photographer
Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity
‘The relationship between Warhol and Edie Sedgwick has gone down as one of the most fascinating and destructive in the 20th century’s art world. It was, as most believe, largely platonic and certainly symbiotic. Warhol had found his muse, a model he could shape in the Hollywood image of Marilyn Monroe, while Sedgwick had found her doorman to a world of glamour, fame and opportunity.’ Ham&High
'In 1964, David McCabe landed the commission of a lifetime, he just didn’t know it yet. A then-relatively unknown artist and illustrator named Andy Warhol was looking for a photographer he felt comfortable with to follow him for a year. The job fell to 24-year-old McCabe, an ex-arts student and photographer from Leicester, England. McCabe had recently moved to New York City at the encouragement – and funding – of his employer back home. McCabe’s own studio was a short walk from the now-infamous Silver Factory at 231 E 47th Street. Warhol, who had possibly seen the amateur’s images in magazines such as LIFE and Mademoiselle, liked his style – but McCabe was asking: ‘Who is Andy Warhol?’ Ashleigh Kane for Dazed
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