Andy Warhol, Edie Sedgwick, ‘On the Norelco Monitor at The Scene Nightclub’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
While working at The Factory, David witnessed Edie Sedgwick’s meteoric rise within the world of underground film that spilled over into the mainstream. Warhol met Edie Sedgwick in 1964 and became infatuated with her. ‘One person fascinated me more than anybody I had ever known, the fascination I experienced was probably very close to a certain kind of love.’ Andy Warhol
'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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