A 24" x 20" gelatin silver print of Andy Warhol, Edie Sedgwick, and Chuck Wein, 1965 by Burt Glinn with Glinn’s blind stamp on recto (front left margin) and estate signature on verso (in pencil on back).
The photograph was shot in New York City and features artist Andy Warhol, pop star Edie Sedgwick, and her manager Chuck Wein emerging from a manhole. This is one of photographer Burt Glinn's most iconic images and an important image in 20th century photography.
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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