Richard Bernstein

 

 

Age: 62

 

Summary: painter best known for his colorful close-up portraits including those of celebrities used on the cover of Andy Warhol's Interview magazine and on the covers of many disco LP's during the 1970's and 1980's, and who was a longtime member of Warhol's circle during the disco era and was often seen at Studio 54.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from AIDS

 

Born: October 31, 1939

 

Died: October 18, 2002

 

Location: Manhattan, New York