In case of fire in the Trump Tower killed 67-year-old art dealer and friend of Andy Warhol

During yesterday’s fire in the Trump Tower killed one resident of the complex, 6 firefighters received minor injuries. The dead were 67-year-old art dealer Todd Bressnerwho was friends with Andy Warhol. He was found unconscious in a smoke-filled apartment and died in hospital SV. Luke’s — Roosevelt.

Todd Bressner mentioned several times in his autobiography, Warhol. Famous painter a couple of times had lunch with him in his Studio on Broadway in December 1976. According to «the Diaries of Andy Warhol», a few months later, Bressner called the artist to tell about a chance meeting with Muhammad Ali in the Polo Lounge.

Bressner sold a series of paintings by Warhol, including his self portrait 1967 $ 601 000.
In 2015, the art dealer fallen on hard times, and he declared bankruptcy.

As reported by the Commissioner of the Fire Department of new York, Danil Nigro, it was the fire of high complexity. The fire broke out on the 50th floor, in a fairly large apartment. From-for strong smoke on the upper floors of the fire for a long time remained uncontrolled. Nigro also noted that all the upper (residential) floors in trump tower was not equipped with sprinklers.