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Artist Deaths

King Of Dreamy Religious Paintings Dies

Posted 10.20.2012 | Arts

Renowned American painter Edward Boccia passed away in St. Louis, Missouri earlier this month. The artist, known for his expressionist triptychs and i...

Critics Remember Experimental Filmmaker Chris Marker

Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts

As many of you know by now, Chris Marker, the experimental filmmaker known for the groundbreaking sci-fi film, "La Jetee," passed away on his 91st bir...

In Remembrance: Gore Vidal's Caligula

Posted 08.01.2012 | Arts

Famed author author, playwright and commentator Gore Vidal passed away today at the age of 86. The sharp-tongued author, known for novels such as "Bur...

What's The Big Deal About Mike Kelley's Death?

Posted 02.02.2012 | Arts

Mike Kelley died of an apparent suicide in his bathtub a few days ago in Southern California. He was perhaps the most influential artist to emerge in ...

Artist Mike Kelly Found Dead In His Home

AP | By DERRIK J. LANG | Posted 04.02.2012 | Arts

LOS ANGELES -- Mike Kelley, the daring and influential contemporary installation artist who counted the band Sonic Youth and artist Paul McCarthy amon...

June Wayne Dead At 93

latimes.com | Posted 10.24.2011 | Arts

June Wayne, an important figure of the California art scene for many years, died Tuesday at her home in Los Angeles after a long illness, according to...

Conceptual Artist Roman Opalka Dies At 79

nytimes.com | WILLIAM GRIMES | Posted 10.10.2011 | Arts

Roman Opalka, a leading conceptual artist who, beginning with the numeral one in 1965, methodically painted consecutive numbers on canvas in a march t...

IN MEMORIAM: Remembering Iconic Arts Figures Who Passed in 2010

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Whether cut short or lived to the fullest, the end of the calendar year provides a somber moment of reflection to honor the lives of artists who've pa...