John Collias was born on June 12, 1918 and died on March 29, 2017. He was a Western American painter, illustrator, and commercial artist. Collias was born in Fort Wayne, Indiana, John lived and worked in Boise, Idaho, since the early 1940s and contributed work to the Idaho Statesman, Boise Weekly, Life Magazine, the Gowen ..
Daisuke Satō was born on April 3, 1964, and died on March 22, 2017. He was a Japanese board game designer, novelist, and manga writer. Satō was known for his alternate history novels Seito (divided Japan like Korea) and Red Sun Black Cross (Japan fights against Germany), among others. Satō wrote the story for his ..
Beau Dick was born on November 23, 1955, and died on March 27, 2017. He was a Kwakwaka’wakw Northwest Coast art from Alert Bay, British Columbia, Canada. He was born in Kingcome Inlet, a Kwakwaka’wakw village north of Vancouver Island, British Columbia. Dick’s family moved to Vancouver, BC, when he was six years old. When ..
Julian Stanczak was born on November 5, 1928 and died on March 25, 2017. He was a Polish-born American painter and printmaker. Stanczak lived and worked in Seven Hills, Ohio with his wife, the sculptor Barbara Stanczak. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Cleveland Institute of Art, Cleveland Ohio in 1954, ..
Mai Volfovich Dantsig was born on April 27, 1930 and died on March 26, 2017. He was a Belarusian artist active during the Soviet era and independence of Belarus. Mai was considered to have been one of the founders of the contemporary Belarusian art. From 1958 on he taught at the Belarusian Academy of Arts. ..
Mirella Bentivoglio was born on March 28, 1922, in Klagenfurt, Austria and died on March 23, 2017 She was an Italian sculptor, poet, performance artist and curator. Mirella had joined the international concrete poetry movement during the 1960s Bentivoglio took part in exhibitions all over the world, including the Venice Biennale (eight times from 1969 ..
Leonard Manasseh was born on May 21, 1916 in Eden Hall, Singapore and died on March 5, 2017. He was a British architect He was best known for the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu, which he co-designed with Ian Baker. He lived in the house of his uncle Ezekiel Manasseh, a rice and opium merchant, and ..
Sarah Jimenez Vernis was born on February 3, 1927, in Piedras Negras, Coahuila and died on March 13, 2017. She was a Mexican artist. Sarah is known for her political graphic work in the mid 20th century, especially with the Taller de Gráfica Popular, earning her membership in the Salón de la Plástica Mexicana. During ..
Mervyn “Skip” Williamson was born on August 19, 1944, in San Antonio, Texas, and died on March 16, 2017. He was an American underground cartoonist and central figure in the underground comix movement. Skip’s best-known work is Snappy Sammy Smoot. His first published cartoon was in Harvey Kurtzman’s Help! magazine in 1961. He is the ..
Hugh Hardy was born on July 26, 1932, and died on March 17, 2017. He was an American architect. Hardy was known for designing and revitalizing theaters, performing arts venues, public spaces, and cultural facilities across the United States. Noted by the New Yorker writer Brendan Gill, who called him “the Stanford White of our ..