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Andy Warhol on an open manhole and holding a movie camera with Edie Sedgwick sitting on him and hanging a leg on a ladder

Here's Andy Warhol, Edie Sedgwick (and Chuck Wein behind her) doing a crazy, artsy pose for to an avant-garde photoshoot -- smack in the middle of a New York City street!

Photo via Magnum

The quirky photo above belongs to the series of photos taken by Magnum photographer Burt Glinn in New York City in 1965. Andy Warhol and his Superstars — among them the lovely Edie Sedgwick — rose to popularity during the 1960s as artsy personalities and bohemian eccentrics who mingled with the rich and the famous in Warhol’s studio called The Factory.

Looking for more Warhol readings? We’ve got a bunch for you below:

Lessons from Andy Warhol
Minox 35 EL and Andy Warhol’s ‘Exposures’
Andy Warhol: Superstar of Photo-booths, Polaroids, and Portraits!
San Diego Surf: The Last Film by Andy Warhol

Like these random vintage and/or pop culture photos? See more articles from the Overly Descriptive Title series in the Lomography Magazine!

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