Ultra Violet, Warhol Superstar, Dies at 78

Kasia Kay Gallery mourns the passing of Ultra Violet.

I had a pleasure to know and work with Ultra Violet. I will always admire her creative drive. She will be missed.

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 on Saturday at a Manhattan hospital. She was 78 and lived in Manhattan and in Nice, France.