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Adam Adamowicz 3/9/1968 – 2/9/2012

Adam Adamowicz 3/9/1968 – 2/9/2012

Bullet Shih February 20, 2012 0

The New York Times has reported that Adam Adamowicz, artist and graphic designer for the popular video games Fallout 3 and The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim  recently passed away from complications with lung cancer

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Althea Wynne 10/6/1936 – 1/24/2112

Althea Wynne 10/6/1936 – 1/24/2112

Bullet Shih February 15, 2012 0

Althea Wynne, a fellow of the Royal Society of British Sculptors died in a car accident on her way home from a visit to her foundry to check on a recent commission.   Wynne is

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How to Draw a Bunny

How to Draw a Bunny

Bullet Shih February 14, 2012 0

Title: How to Draw a Bunny Artist: Ray Johnson Date: 2002 Genre: Documentary Subcategory: New York Art Scene Language : English Director: John W. Walter Time: 90 min Ray Johnson was an artist from

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William Theophilus Brown 4/7/1919 – 2/8/2012

William Theophilus Brown 4/7/1919 – 2/8/2012

Bullet Shih February 10, 2012 0

William Theophilus Brown a long standing member of the San Francisco Bay Area art scene passed away at age 92.  He was born in Moline, Illinois in 1919 to a father who was a

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Antoni Tàpies 12/13/1923 – 2/6/2012

Antoni Tàpies 12/13/1923 – 2/6/2012

Bullet Shih February 7, 2012 0

Antoni Tàpies, the Catalan painter from Barcelona whose work covered many different styles over the 20th century has died at age 88.   Tàpies delved into Primitivism, Surrealism, Dadaism, Arte Povera, and Minimalism over

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The Moon and Sixpence

The Moon and Sixpence

Bullet Shih February 6, 2012 0

Title: Moon and Sixpence Artist: Charles Strickland (fictional) Date: 1942 Genre: Drama Subcategory: Fictional Biography Language : English Director: Albert Lewin Time: 89 min Based on the W. Somerset Maugham novel, The Moon and

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Mike Kelley 10/27/1954 – 1/31/2012

Mike Kelley 10/27/1954 – 1/31/2012

Bullet Shih February 2, 2012 0

Mike Kelley, one of the artists who had become synonymous with the LA art scene recently passed away from an apparent suicide at age 57.  Artistically, Kelley was at the top of his game

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Stealing Rembrandt

Stealing Rembrandt

Bullet Shih January 30, 2012 0

Title: Stealing Rembrandt (orig. Danish title Rembrandt) Artist: Rembrandt Date: 2003 Genre: Drama/Comedy Subcategory: Art Theft Language : Danish Director: Jannick Johansen Time: 103 min A family of small time career criminals accept a

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The Cats of Mirikitani

The Cats of Mirikitani

Bullet Shih January 26, 2012 0

Title: The Cats of Mirikitani Artist: “Jimmy” Tsutomu Mirikitani Date: 2006 Genre: Documentary Subcategory: Outsider Art Language : English Director: Linda Hattendorf Time: 74 min Jimmy Mirikintani was a homeless artist living on the

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Peter de Francia 1/25/21 – 1/19/12

Peter de Francia 1/25/21 – 1/19/12

Bullet Shih January 24, 2012 0

The Guardian has announced that Peter de Francia, the long time professor at the Royal College of Art in London passed away at age 90 from complications with pneumonia.  De Francia was born in France

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James Franco to Star as Robert Mapplethorpe in Upcoming Film

James Franco to Star as Robert Mapplethorpe in Upcoming Film

Bullet Shih January 13, 2012 0

According to the NY Observer, Hollywood heart throb and scholar James Franco is penned to star in a new film about the life of controversial American photographer Robert Mapplethorpe.  The film will be directed

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Koizumi Junsaku 1924-1/9/2012

Koizumi Junsaku 1924-1/9/2012

Bullet Shih January 11, 2012 0

Koizumi Junsaku was a Japanese artist who produced ceramics and paintings of landscapes and flowers.  He is best known for his stunning ink paintings of dragons which decorate the ceilings of two of Japan’s

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Eve Arnold 4/21/1912-1/4/2012

Eve Arnold 4/21/1912-1/4/2012

Bullet Shih January 6, 2012 0

Over a life that spanned nearly a century, Eve Arnold was a pioneering female phographer whose remarkable portraits covered almost all facets of humanity.  Equally known for her portraits of Marilyn Monroe and Malcom

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Michaël Borremans: A Knife in the Eye

Michaël Borremans: A Knife in the Eye

Bullet Shih January 3, 2012 0

Title: Michaël Borremans: A Knife in the Eye Artist: Michaël Borremans Date: 2009 Genre: Documentary Category: A-List Artist Language: Dutch (English subtitles) Director: Guido De Bruyn Time: 52:11 min This is a straight forward

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James Rizzi 10/5/1950-12/26/2011

James Rizzi 10/5/1950-12/26/2011

Bullet Shih December 30, 2011 0

James Rizzi is huge in the United States, huger in Japan, and hugest in Germany, but that’s just the beginning.  His cult is growing everywhere.  There is even a Rizzi on Seinfeld, broadcast in

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Helen Frankenthaler 12/12/1928-12/27/2011

Helen Frankenthaler 12/12/1928-12/27/2011

Bullet Shih December 28, 2011 0

Helen Frankenthaler was a pioneer who was a distinctive female voice in the macho New York Abstract Expressionist scene in the 1950s.  It was her unique application of paint that lead critic and former

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