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Ultra Violet & ArtNet News

“This is a photo of Warhol superstar Ultra Violet (born Isabelle Collin Dufresne), taken late in her life by fellow Warholian John Loring, the famous design director at Tiffany’s. Ultra died in June – unfortunately, just before she and I were meant to talk. But her superstadom lives on, just a bit, in a double […]

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Salvador Dali & Brian Sewell

Ultra Violet became Salvador Dali’s mistress when she first arrived in New York and she had a number of poignant things to say about the artist (none, at least in my hearing, at all mean spirited).  Brian Sewell is one of Britain’s most insightful art critics, and his “Dirty Dali” is not the story of his […]

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photo credit: Karen Louisa Linton

A Super Star and a Friend Passes Away

Isabelle Collin Dufresne, the French-born artist, actress and author known as Ultra Violet, the beauty among the superstars of Andy Warhol’s glory days at his studio, the Factory, died early Saturday morning at a Manhattan hospital. She was 78 and lived in Manhattan and in Nice, France. Full obituary via NYTimes. “Ultra Violet – Songs & Conversations” […]

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Ultra Violet: Art & Amusement

At the American Acadamy of Arts & Letters Exhibitin on March 4th 2014, there was a curious chirping sound that was wandering through the rooms. People were crinkling their noses and cocking their heads to the side like confused puppies do at the strange sound that was echoing off the walls. Had an unusually loud […]

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Phot credit: Lizzy Sullivan

Ultra Violet: The Studio Recreated – opens tonight

Attention residents of New York and lovers of all things beautiful…. DILLON GALLERY PRESENTS ULTRA VIOLET: THE STUDIO RECREATED APRIL 24 – JUNE 3 Installation Featuring the Contents Iconic Artist and Warhol Superstar’s Chelsea Studio Celebrates the 50th Anniversary of the Factory Fame is somewhat legitimate. People want to be God. People want to be […]

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9/11 Memorial

9/11 Museum Opens May 21

“The 9/11 museum will open to the public in May following a six-day preview period for 9/11 family members and first responders. During that time, the facility will be free and open around the clock as a tribute to those who worked non-stop at Ground Zero for three months after the Twin Towers fell.” ( […]

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Ultra Violet – Songs, Conversations, & Art

Ultra Violet - press release

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Famous for Fifteen Minutes (My Years With Andy Warhol) - Ultra Violet

Famous for Fifteen Minutes (My Years With Andy Warhol) – Ultra Violet

Self Portrait Series

Self Portrait Series

9/11 Sculpture Series

9/11 Sculpture Series