Vito Hannibal Acconci was born on January 24, 1940, and died on April 28, 2017. He was an American designer, landscape architect, performance, and installation artist. He has taught various institutions, including the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design, Halifax; California Institute of the Arts, Valencia; Cooper Union; School of the Art Institute of ..
Leo Baxendale was born on October 27, 1930, and died on April 23, 2017. He was an English cartoonist and publisher. He wrote and drew several titles. Baxendale’s most famous creations are the Beano strips Little Plum, Minnie the Minx, The Bash Street Kids, and The Three Bears. Himself and his wife Peggy had five ..
Frans Widerberg was born on April 8, 1934, in Oslo and died on April 7, 2017. He was a Norwegian painter and graphic artist. He was born to Nicolai Magnus Widerberg and Ingrid Christine Blom. Widerberg made his exhibition debut in Oslo in 1963. In these works is the woodcut Hieronymus from 1962 and De ..
Robin Langford Kay was born on June 23, 1919, and died on April 7, 2017. He was a New Zealand artist and historian. He was educated in Napier and at Christ’s College in Christchurch, before working as a cadet journalist in Palmerston North. In World War II Kay served as a war artist with the ..
Arturo García Bustos was born on August 8, 1926, in Mexico City, and died on April 7, 2017. He was a Mexican painter and print maker. Bustos was known as one of “Los Fridos” students who studied under Frida Kahlo at her home in Coyoacán. He career began as one of four students who went ..
Delbert Lee “Cigar” Daisey was born on March 6, 1928, in Chincoteague, Virginia and died on April 19, 2017. He was known as “Cigar” Daisey. Daisey was an American waterfowl wood carver and decoy maker. Daisey was the son of Herbert Lee Daisey and Emma Jane Daisey. Daisey resided and worked in Chincoteague, Virginia, and ..
Magdalena Abakanowicz was born on June 20, 1930, and died on April 20, 2017. She was a Polish sculptor and fiber artist. Abakanowicz was famous her use of textiles as a sculptural medium. She was a professor at the Academy of Fine Arts in Poznań, Poland from 1965 to 1990 and a visiting professor at ..
Carlo Riva was born on February 24, 1922, and died on April 10, 2017. He was an Italian motorboat designer and builder. Carlo Riva passed away at 95 ..
Alberto Carneiro was born on September 20, 1937, in Coronado, Minho and died on April 15, 2017. He was a Portuguese artist. In that time works in religious art workshops of their land between 1947 and 1958, starting on the technologies of wood, stone and ivory. Alberto attended high school in Decorative Arts School Soares ..
Tony Figueira was born on December 13, 1959, in Huambo, Angola and died on April 12, 2017, in Swakopmund. He was a Namibian photographer, journalist, and businessman. Tony was the owner Studio 77, a design studio in Windhoek. His family relocated to South West Africa when he was seven, and he attended St Paul’s College ..