|"It's not that I'm rebelling. It's that I'm just trying to find another way..." Edie Sedgwick|
Both ladies are deceased icons of the sixties, which is probably the decade I appreciate the most.
Both have a connection to Andy Warhol's Factory scene, drug abuse, and self abusive behaviors, and their own kind of talent, what's there not to love?
Sometimes I feel we are all just like Edie, lost and frightened little animals. Yearning to be seen, heard and understood. We yearn for the love and acceptance of those around us.
|Nico was famed from a modeling carrer in Paris and a brief but forceful appearance in the Velvet Underground|
|"It is better to be addicted to opium then to be addicted to money" - Nico|
|Ink with brush on cartridge paper|
|Graphite pencil sketch of Nico, drawn alongside a self portrait|
"And if I seem to be afraid,
to live the life that I have made in song,
It's just I've been losing,
-These days, from Nico's first album Chelsea Girls