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Pierre Seron was born on February 9, 1942, and died on May 24, 2017. He was a Belgian comic book artist. He started in the comics industry as an assistant designer to Dino Attanasio and Mittéï under the pseudonym Foal, working on series such as André Franquin’s Modeste et Pompon. After launching his own work, ..

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Natalia Shakhovskaya was born on September 27, 1935, and died on May 20, 2017. She was a Russian cellist. Natalia Shakhovskaya studied cello at the Gnessin School of Music and later at the Moscow Conservatory under the tutorship of Semyon Kozolupov. Shakhovskaya completed her education at the aforementioned music conservatory with Mstislav Rostropovich. She won ..

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Syed Abdullah Khalid was born in 1942 and died on May 20, 2017, in Sylhet, Bangladesh. He was a Bangladeshi sculptor. Khalid also painted. Khalid was awarded Ekushey Padak by the Government of Bangladesh in 2017. He died at a hospital in Dhaka from complications of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease Syed Abdullah Khalid passed away ..

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Peter Vogel was born on March 9, 1937, and died on May 8, 2017. He was a German artist, Vogel was best known for his interactive electronic sculptures. Peter studied physics and before becoming an artist worked in medical research and cybernetics. During 2011 the first retrospective of his work took place at the University ..

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Felipe Ehrenberg was born in 1943 in Tlacopac, Mexico City and died on May 15, 2017. He was a Mexican artist. Felipe worked in painting, drawing, printmaking and performance, among other mediums. Ehrenberg also published books and magazines. His artistic career of more than 50 years covered the conceptual art of the seventies, including mail ..

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Dominique Appia was born on July 29, 1926, and died on January 8, 2017 He was a Swiss painter based in Geneva. His paintings depict imaginative scenarios of cities, landscapes and interiors where familiar elements are juxtaposed as in a dream: a cathedral becomes a railway station, the Mediterranean gushes up from the Paris Metro, ..

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Eduard Franz Sekler died on May 1, 2017. He was an architectural historian and Osgood Hooker Professor of Visual Art Emeritus and professor of architecture emeritus at Harvard University. Sekler was a native of Vienna, Eduard Sekler earned his professional degree with distinction in architecture from its Vienna University of Technology, prior to studying under ..

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