Isabelle Collin Dufresne

French-American artist, author, and former colleague and superstar of Andy Warhol (1935-2014)

Isabelle Collin Dufresne (stage name, Ultra Violet; 6 September 1935 – 14 June 2014) was a French-American artist, author, and former colleague and superstar of Andy Warhol. Earlier in her career, she worked for and studied with surrealist artist Salvador Dalí. She lived and worked in New York City, and also had a studio in Nice, France.

Isabelle Collin Dufresne
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Ultra Violet in her New York City studio, 2008
Born(1935-09-06)6 September 1935
Died14 June 2014(2014-06-14) (aged 78)
Other namesUltra Violet
OccupationActor, Writer, Artist

Dufresne died on 14 June 2014 in New York City from cancer, aged 78.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Larsen, Kent (June 14, 2014). "Her 15 Minutes at an End: Ultra Violet dead at 78". Times & Seasons. Times & Seasons. Retrieved 2014-06-15.

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