Sir Gordon Howard Eliot Hodgkin was born on August 6, 1932, in Hammersmith, London and died on March 9, 2017. He was a British painter and printmaker. Hodgkin’s work was most often associated with abstraction. His first solo show was in London in 1962. Some of Hodgkin early paintings tend to be made up of ..
Dave Hunt was born on August 2, 1942, and died on March 5, 2017. He was an American comic book artist and fine art painter. He was most popular during the “Bronze Age” of American comics, he did inking for both DC and Marvel comics and Disney’s comics. Hunt was also an accomplished hyper-realist painter. ..
Jay Lynch was born on January 7, 1945, and died on March 5, 2017. He was an American cartoonist. Jay played a key role in the underground comix movement with his Bijou Funnies and other titles. Lynch was best known for his comic strip Nard n’ Pat. Lynch’s work is sometimes signed Jayzey Lynch. He ..
Sydney Ball was born on October 29, 1933, in Adelaide, South Australia and died on March 6, 2017. He was an Australian abstract painter. He has been called ‘one of Australia’s leading colour abstract painters. Ball has also been credited with bringing abstract expressionism to Australia. He was one of the first Australian artists of ..
Eric John Smith was born on August 5, 1919, and died on February 20, 2017. He was an award-winning Australian artist. He was the recipient of Australia’s major art prizes multiple times including the Archibald Prize for portraiture three times; the Wynne Prize twice; the Sulman Prize three times; and the Blake Prize for Religious ..
Max Rupert Angus was born on October 30, 1914, in Hobart, Tasmania, and died on February 21, 2017. He was an Australian painter, best known for his watercolor paintings of Tasmanian landscapes. During 1931, Max studied art at Hobart Technical College and worked as a sign writer. Later, Angus moved to Melbourne to start a ..
Marian Ann Borris Javits, sometimes Marion was born in 1925, in Detroit, Michigan and died in 2017. She was an American arts patron. Javits was married to the politician Jacob K. Javits from 1947 until his death in 1986. Marian had dreams of becoming a Hollywood actress, but instead moved to New York to work ..
Fred Vernon Oldfield was born on March 18, 1918, in Alfalfa, Washington and died on February 24, 2017. He was an American cowboy and western artist. He grew up as a cowhand near Toppenish, Washington, on the Yakama Indian Reservation. At a early stage in his life, the family followed seasonal work in the Pacific ..
Spencer Hays was born on July 14, 1936, in Ardmore, Oklahoma and died on March 1, 2017. He was an American businessman and art collector. He was the majority owner and chairman of the executive committee of the Southwestern Company. Spencer and his wife, he made the biggest foreign donation to the Musée d’Orsay since ..
Ren Hang was born on March 30, 1987 and died on February 24, 2017. He was a Chinese photographer. Over the period of his brief career, he was known mostly for nude photographic portraits of his friends. Hang works tend to include very graphic sexual acts which led to his arrest several times by PRC ..