Andy Warhol on Edie Sedgwick • One-Liner Wednesday

Andy Warhol on Edie Sedgwick • One-Liner Wednesday

A young Andy Warhol and model Edie Sedgwick
Warhol and Sedgwick

On December 6, 2017 Vanity Fair published ‘Andy Warhol and Edie Sedgwick: A Brief, White-Hot, and Totally Doomed Romance’, a rambling yet nostalgic look into Andy and Edie’s short-lived mutual obsession. ‘Comparing Andy and Edie to, at once, Marilyn Monroe and Romeo and Juliet, the article is a lot, but it also managed to rekindle my fascination with the duo’s strange mirroring of one another, as Edie transformed from a Cambridge brunette into a shorn-locked, silver-haired, amphetamine queen. As Warhol described in The Philosophy of Andy Warhol: From A To B and Back Again,

“One person in the 1960s fascinated me more than anybody I had ever known. And the fascination I experienced was probably very close to a certain kind of love”

According to the site filthy dreams. (Which has as subtitle For Minorities Who Don’t Even Fit Into Our Own Minorities.)

Andy Warhol on Edie Sedgwick • One-liner Wednesday

For Linda G. Hill’s One-Liner Wednesday prompt, April 29, 2020.

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