Ultra Violet

As we were putting the final touches on the Warhol Issue of MOOC Magazine, we received the sad news that Factory Superstar Ultra Violet passed away on Saturday at the age of 78.

Ultra Violet

We’ve set up this page with a few small memories of her and invite you to leave a message. If you’d like to leave a thought or message, send it, with Your Name, an optional location like “Edie’s Farm” or “Santa Barbara, CA” and a photo of yourself, to just.me@edie.pink and we’ll add you to this page.

Isabella Medici
Isabella Medici Medici University

Farewell Ultra Violet. Your career was so long and amazing. You were always so beautiful. Yet for all the achievements of the past, you kept your focus on the future. I hope we can follow your lead and make art that moves us into a brighter, more “Ultra Violet” future.


Edie Sedgwick
Edie Sedgwick Edie's Farm

Oh no! You lived almost 3 times as long as me, but it’s still so short! You always said such kind things about my downfall. Somehow you were a deep, rich part of that crazy 60’s scene, but unlike myself and others, you found a way to survive and be so creative for so long. We’ll miss you, but we’ll never forget you.

Cool Hunting Video: Ultra Violet from Cool Hunting on Vimeo.

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Author: Edie Sedgwick

So over amphetamines & heroin! Now I’m all about low-carbs & high-fiber! Come visit me on Edie’s Farm! We run 6 miles every morning before breakfast. The Factory was so last century. It’s The Farm now. I’m, like, Ms. Sustainability!

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