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Dash Snow

Artist from United States of America

Dashiell "Dash" Snow (July 27, 1981 - July 13, 2009) was an American artist, based in New York. Dashiell A. Snow was born in 1981, the son of Taya Thurman and Christopher Snow. He was also a great-grandson of the founders of the Menil Collection in Houston, Dominique de Menil and John de Menil, French aristocrats who were heirs to fortunes based in textiles and oil-drilling equipment (see Schlumberger). His maternal grandfather was Buddhist scholar Robert Thurman. Robert Thurman is actress Uma Thurman's father. His maternal grandmother was set and costume designer Marie-Christophe de Menil. He had a brother named Maxwell and a sister named Caroline. As a child he was rebellious, and at 13 was sent to the Hidden Lake Academy in Georgia, a boarding school specialising in the treatment of children with oppositional defiant disorder. At the age of 18, Snow married Corsican-born artist Agathe Snow. They later split up and divorced. In July 2007, Dash's then-girlfriend, photo magazine editor Jade Berreau, gave birth to his daughter, whom they named Secret Midnight Magic Nico. Snow died on the evening of July 13, 2009, at Lafayette House, a hotel in lower Manhattan. His grandmother  ( Wikipedia article )

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Personal facts

Date of birth
1981-07-27
Place of birth
New York
Nationality
United States of America
Spouse(s)
Jade Berreau Agathe Snow
Profession
Artist, Photographer

Death

Date of death
2009-07-13
Cause of death
Drug overdose
Place of death
Lafayette House, New York City

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