An iconic black and white photograph, one of American photographer Burt Glinn's important images in the history of 20th century photography of artist Andy Warhol, pop star Edie Sedgwick, and her manager Chuck Wein emerging from a manhole in a New York City street in 1965.
This is a 14” x 11” gelatin silver print with Glinn's blind stamp in the margin on recto (front of photo) and the estate signature (Elena Glinn) in pencil on verso (back of photograph).
Print provenance: Glinn Estate
Born 1925 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, photographer Burt Glinn worked for LIFE magazine before joining Magnum photo agency. He photographed personalities throughout the 1950s and 60s, continuing to work commercially and editorially for more than five decades in the US and abroad on assignment, until his death in 2008.
The artist photographed revolutionary leader Fidel Castro entrance into Havana, Cuba, celebrity and art luminaries such as Andy Warhol and Helen Frankenthaler. Subject matter included the social scene of the rich, the dirtiness of politics, and the humorous. Glinn received numerous awards for his editorial and commercial photography.
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