Edie Sedgwick

Socialite, actress Edie Sedgwick

Edith Minturn "Edie" Sedgwick was an American actress, socialite, fashion model and heiress. She is best known for being one of Andy Warhol's superstars. Sedgwick became known as "The Girl of the Year" in 1965 after starring in several of Warhol's short films in the 1960s. She was dubbed an "It Girl", while Vogue magazine also named her a "Youthquaker".
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Martyn 'Ghost People' Album Launch - ClashMusic.com
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Mixing a few spoken word samples, Martyn pastes together Edie Sedgwick's cracked voice and blistering electronica. Due for release later this year, 'Ghost People' is part of an ongoing music/art collaboration between Martyn and Eindhoven-based visual
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Last updated at 7:00 PM on 20th August 2011 - Daily Mail
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The final category included Sid Vicious, but also Edie Sedgwick, the drug-addled model/actress and protégée of Andy Warhol played on the big screen five years ago by Sienna Miller in Factory Girl. After an unhappy affair with fellow guest Bob Dylan
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Read: Letter From Andy Warhol's Landlord - Prefixmag
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This is something that is partially music related, but totally awesome: Remember how Andy Warhol used to have his "factory" where the likes of Edie Sedgwick, John Cale, Nico, Lou Reed and many more used to hang out, play music, make movies and shoot
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David J's THE CHANTEUSE AND THE DEVIL'S MUSE Opening at the Bootleg Theatre - Altsounds.com
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David J, who brought the story of Warhol muse, Edie Sedgwick, “Silver for Gold”, to the Los Angeles stage to critical acclaim, has turned his attentions on the saga of the Black Dahlia. A legendary cold case that has long been a spot of tarnish on the
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Comic Book Couture: Lisa Perry Debuts Roy Lichtenstein Dresses and Tees - mediabistro.com
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Following her 2010 capsule collection that featured Carl Fischer and Nat Finkelstein's photos of Andy Warhol and Edie Sedgwick, mod maven Lisa Perry has debuted a limited-edition line of dresses and tees printed with images by Roy Lichtenstein
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Andy Warhol's Favorite New York City Haunts - WNYC
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Edie Sedgwick's apartment from 1965-1966, 16 E. 63rd St. between Fifth Ave. and Madison Ave.: Sedgwick and Warhol were a pair around town after the two met at a party. She starred in his films "Poor Little Rich Girl" and "Beauty #2
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Eve Babitz at the Hammer Museum: Former L.A. Wild Child's Top 5 Memories of ... - LA Weekly (blog)
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Babitz is to 1960s LA what Edie Sedgwick was to New York, albeit in true West Coast style: more relaxed, less achingly glam or over-the-top strung-out. During the 1960s, Babitz knew everyone who there was to know in the LA arts and culture scene: she
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David J's Black Dahlia Stage Play Debuts September 8 - San Diego Reader (blog)
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Also in 2008, J wrote and directed a stage play, Silver for Gold (The Odyssey of Edie Sedgwick). “It's part one-woman show [and] part rock concert, replete with avant-garde minimalist staging and video imagery,” says J. Sedgwick is best known as Andy
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Emma, Rupert, Tom and Ralph reveal feelings on final 'Potter' - Manila Bulletin
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I love Jean Seberg, Edie Sedgwick, Jane Birkin, Grace Kelly, Audrey Hepburn so I kind of look backwards but then try to make it modern. I am also big on Valentino at the moment actually.” For the last “Harry Potter” premiere that happened last week,
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Theater: 'Pop!' at Studio 2ndStage - Washington Post
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Sleuthing sequences feature Warhol sidekicks such as Edie Sedgwick and the speed-freak legend Ondine as suspects or gumshoes; a western-style barroom brawl, starring the abstract expressionists as paintbrush-wielding gunslingers; and the reinvention of
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What We Love: Reflections on Warhol - Philadelphia Magazine (blog)
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This new show – curated by 12 undergraduate students from Penn – features 24 works, including drawings and photographs from the opening night with Warhol and many from his now-famous entourage – including Edie Sedgwick. As history reveals, Warhol and
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The Face Of Warhol - Vogue.com
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"I was going out with John Cale from the Velvet Underground, and I came out with Edie [Sedgwick] and Andy and the troops," she told the Daily Front Row. "Edie was my fit model at the time. I think the Velvets came out to play a gig in somebody's
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Your Stylist: Fall's Animal Instinct - Los Angeles Times (blog)
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The skinny silhouette and cheetah print are reminiscent of an early-60s Edie Sedgwick. jeans emblazoned with subtle leopard and snake prints ($80 at Gap - available in August). These jeans are great for anyone who wants to dabble in the trend,
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On stage in July - Washington Post (blog)
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(July 8-Oct. 2) Get a look inside Andy Warhol's famous Factory and its infamous inhabitants, from Candy Darling to Edie Sedgwick, with Studio Theatre's musical “POP! ” The show stars local standout Tom Story as the pop artist. (July 13-Aug
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On Online: David Cadran - StyleBistro
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I would like to go back to the mid-sixties and meet Edie Sedgwick. I'd want to become a good friend of hers. I think she was misunderstood a lot and I don't think she had strong enough friends to care for her through her addiction
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Edie Sedgwick
    TWENTIES
  • 1971
    Age 27
    On the night of November 15, 1971, Sedgwick went to a fashion show at the Santa Barbara Museum, a segment of which was filmed for the television show An American Family.
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    Her sobriety lasted until October 1971, when she was prescribed pain medication to treat a physical illness.
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    Sedgwick married Michael Post on July 24, 1971, a fellow patient whom she met while committed to the Cottage Hospital in the summer of 1970.
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    While in the hospital, Sedgwick met another patient, Michael Brett Post, whom she would marry in July 1971.
  • 1970
    Age 26
    Sedgwick was hospitalized yet again in the summer of 1970, but was let out under the supervision of a psychiatrist, two nurses, and the live-in care of filmmaker John Palmer and his wife Janet.
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  • 1969
    Age 25
    In August 1969, she was hospitalized again in the psychiatric ward of Cottage Hospital after being arrested for drug offenses by the local police.
  • 1968
    Age 24
    After further hospitalizations for drug abuse and mental issues in 1968 and 1969, Sedgwick returned to her family's ranch in California to recuperate.
  • 1967
    Age 23
    In March 1967, Sedgwick began shooting Ciao!
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    In early 1967, unable to cope with Sedgwick's drug abuse and erratic behavior, Neuwirth broke off their relationship.
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  • 1966
    Age 22
    Throughout most of 1966, Sedgwick was involved in an intense but troubled relationship with Dylan's friend, Bob Neuwirth.
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    Morrissey claimed that Sedgwick was informed of the marriage by Warhol (who reportedly heard about it through his lawyer) in February 1966.
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  • 1965
    Age 21
    Unbeknownst to Sedgwick, Dylan had secretly married his girlfriend Sara Lownds in November 1965.
    However, by late 1965, Sedgwick and Warhol's relationship had deteriorated and Sedgwick requested that Warhol no longer show any of her films.
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    Throughout 1965, Sedgwick and Warhol continued making films together – Outer and Inner Space, Prison, Lupe and Chelsea Girls.
    Filming of Poor Little Rich Girl began in March 1965 in Sedgwick's apartment.
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    In March 1965, Sedgwick met artist and avant-garde filmmaker Andy Warhol at a dinner party held at Lester Persky's apartment.
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    Her second oldest brother, Robert Sedgwick, who also suffered from mental health problems, died when his motorcycle crashed into the side of a New York City bus on New Year's Eve 1965.
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  • 1964
    Age 20
    Shortly before the death of her eldest brother Francis in 1964, Sedgwick moved to New York City to pursue a career in modeling.
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    Francis Sedgwick, who had a particularly unhappy relationship with Fuzzy, suffered several breakdowns, eventually committing suicide in 1964 while committed at Silver Hill Hospital.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1963
    Age 19
    In the fall of 1963, Sedgwick moved to Cambridge, Massachusetts, and began studying sculpture with her cousin, artist Lily Saarinen.
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  • 1962
    Age 18
    In the fall of 1962, at her father's insistence, Sedgwick was committed to the private psychiatric hospital Silver Hill Hospital in New Canaan, Connecticut.
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  • 1958
    Age 14
    In 1958, she was enrolled at St. Timothy's School in Maryland.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1943
    Born
    Born on April 20, 1943.
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