Jezebel scribe Dodai Stewart writes in the Townies section of the New York Times how at age nine she photographed Andy Warhol at a New York City flea market, and how it changed her life. “The flash of white hair — the white wig — was what I noticed first, and as the man beneath the wig moved past some tables in front of me I gasped. Andy Warhol. I raised my camera without looking away from him and snapped a shot, star-struck and breathless and fully aware that he was staring straight at me. I like to think he was tickled by the vision of a little brown girl reverently photographing him. I’ll never know. But the incident certainly had an impact on me. It seemed to be an important piece of the puzzle I was meant to solve, a clue, a sign: I was on my way to something BIG. I mean, I had to be: I’d photographed Andy Warhol!” Read the whole article here.
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