Zena Skinner was born in 1927, in Luton, and died on March 7, 2018. She was a chef, writer, and cookery expert on television and radio. Skinner served in the Women’s Royal Naval Service during World War II. Following the Second World War, Skinner worked as a demonstrator at the Eastern Electricity Board showroom in ..
James Tennant Baldwin was born in 1933 and died on March 5, 2018. His other publishing names are J. Baldwin, Jay Baldwin, and James T. Baldwin. He was an American industrial designer and writer. He was a student of Buckminster Fuller; Baldwin’s work was inspired by Fuller’s principles and (in the case of some of ..
Ferdousi Priyabhashini was born on February 19, 1947, in Khulna and died on March 6, 2018. She was a Bangladeshi sculptor. Priyabhashini was the first in her publicly announce herself as Birangona, a term coined by Sheikh Mujibur Rahman for the rape victims of the Liberation War of Bangladesh in 1971. The Government of Bangladesh ..
Serban Cantacuzino was born in 1928, Paris and died on February 2018. He was a Romanian architect and the founder and president of Pro Patrimonio foundation. He received his education at Winchester College and Magdalene College, Cambridge. Cantacuzino was a fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects. Cantacuzino was the secretary of the Royal ..
Antonio Fraguas de Pablo, better known as Forges was born on 17 January 1942 and died 22 February 2018. He was a Spanish graphic humorist. De Pablo artistic name was based on the translation to Catalan of the word “fraguas”. De Pablo has directed two films (País S.A., 1975, and El bengador Gusticiero y su ..
Gladys Maccabe was born on 5 June 1918 and died on 22 February 2018. She was an artist from Northern Ireland. Maccabe’s mother Elizabeth was a designer in the linen business, and her father George Chalmers, a Scot, was a former army officer and artist specializing in calligraphy and illumination. She is related to the ..
William “Bud” Luckey was born on July 28, 1934 and died on February 24, 2018. He was an American animator, cartoonist, singer, musician, designer, composer, artist and voice actor. Bud was popularly known for his work at Pixar as a character designer for Toy Story, Boundin’, Toy Story 2, A Bug’s Life, Monsters, Inc., Finding ..
Ainsley Gotto was born on 14 February 1946 and died on 25 February 2018. She was an Australian public servant and entrepreneur. Gotto was the private secretary to Prime Minister John Gorton in the late 1960s. Gotto began work as a typist at the Department of Immigration, but left after a few months to work ..
Getulio Alviani was born on 5 September 1939 in Udine and died on 24 February 2018 in Milan. He was an Italian painter based in Milan. Alviani was considered to be an important International Optical – kinetic artist. His works are actively traded in Italian and international modern art auctions, such as the “Italian sales” ..
Ivor Smith was born in 1925 and died on 18 February 2018. He was an English architect, responsible in part for Park Hill in Sheffield. During the 1970s Smith was partnered with Cailey Hutton. The pair were responsible for developments such as Morant House, which is a modern-for-its-time architecture for social housing. Some of his ..