Taylor Mead

05/11/2013 08:41 am ET | Updated Jul 11, 2013

Taylor Mead, Warhol star, poet and actor, died on May 8th. My first portrait of Taylor was in December, 1979. We'd talk every so often for the next 34 years. When our mutual friend, Warhol star Tally Brown died, Taylor attended the funeral with Holly Woodlawn and Penny Arcade. In 2003, Taylor sat for another portrait. A few weeks later he stopped by to ask if he could use it for a Christmas card.
Timothy Greenfield-Sanders

Portraits by (c) Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, All Rights Reserved

Taylor Mead, 1979 by (c)Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, All rights Reserved

Taylor Mead, 2003 by (c)Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, All rights Reserved