Andy Warhol - Andy Warhol's Former Colleague Isabelle Collin Dufresne Dies At 78

Andy Warhol's former colleague Isabelle Collin Dufresne has lost her battle with cancer at the age of 78.

Dufresne passed away in Manhattan on Saturday (14Jun14), according to the New York Times.

The artist met Warhol in the 1960s and subsequently starred in his two films, The Life of Juanita Castro and I, a Man.

She also appeared in small roles in Midnight Cowboy, Taking Off and An Unmarried Woman.

In addition to her film work, Dufresne also worked as an artist under the name Ultra Violet and hosted her last exhibit three weeks before her death.


Contactmusic

Tags: Andy Warhol

Advertisement

More Andy Warhol

'Lost' Collection of Andy Warhol Paintings Found on Amiga Floppy Disks

Art historians have recovered a 'lost' collection of Andy Warhol paintings on 30-year-old Amiga floppy disks. The artworks were never turned into physical print, according...

Warhol's Farrah Fawcett Painting Court Battle Won By Lover Ryan O'Neal

The long-term lover of Farrah Fawcett, Ryan O'Neal, has triumphed over the University of Texas in an emotional court conflict to maintain ownership of a...

Kanye West Hires Andy Warhol's Cousin To Paint "Icon" Kim Kardashian

Kanye West really loves his fiancé, Kim Kardashian, as his endless showing of pricey gifts continues to show. The latest gift for his wife-to-be was...

Van Gogh Masterpiece Found In Attic, Three Other Hidden Art Treasures

A previously unknown landscape painting found in an attic in Norway has been attributed ot the master painter Vincent Van Gogh. 'Sunset at Montmajour' -...

Advertisement

Andy Warhol's Grave The Focus Of His 85th Birthday Webcam Event

Andy Warhol, the leader of the Pop Art movement, may have died in 1987, but that hasn't stopped him from making headlines today with the...

The Velvet Underground's Legal Battle For Warhol's Banana Is Finally Over

If you’ve been keeping up on your Velvet Underground news lately, you know that big disputes can erupt over something as innocent as a banana....

Kylie Minogue Returns To Television For The First Time Since Neighbours

It's safe to say that, while television provided her with the platform she needed, Kylie Minogue is a popstar first and an actor second. But...

Can Kylie Minogue Outdo Sienna Miller As Edie Sedgwick?

Kylie Minogue has landed a starring role in a Sky Arts TV comedy based on Andy Warhol's muse Edie Sedgwick. The Australian pop princess -...

Advertisement

Comments

Andy Warhol Newsletter

Subscribe to this news alert service to receive news and reviews on Andy Warhol

Unsubscribe | Unsubscribe All