Jerry Gant was born in Newark, New Jersey and died on November 11, 2018. He was an American visual artist, poet, performance artist and educator. He grew up moving a lot in Newark with his mother. AT a younger age, Jerry lost his father to alcohol, cirrhosis, and according to Gant, “It was poverty beating ..
Oskar Yakovlevich Rabin was born on January 2, 1928, and died on November 7, 2018. He was a Russian painter. He was celebrated in the West as ‘Solzhenitsyn in painting’. Rabin was one of the originators of non-conventionalism and one of the coordinators of the ‘Lianozovo Group’ which grew up around Yevgeny Kropivnitsky (1893-1979). Over ..
Karl-Heinz Adler was born on June 20, 1927, and died on November 4, 2018. He was a German abstract painter, graphic artist and conceptual artist and has been described as “one of Germany’s foremost representatives of Concrete Art.” Karl-Heinz Adler has produced many public monuments and developed, with Friedrich Kracht, modular concrete decoration for hundreds ..
Vincenzo “Enzo” Apicella was born on June 26, 1922, in Naples, Italy and died October 2018. He was a London-based artist, cartoonist, designer, and restaurateur. Having served in the Italian Air Force amid World War II, he proceeded to learn at film school in Rome. Before long, he turned into an independent fashioner working in ..
Gérald Bloncourt was born on November 4, 1926 and died on October 29, 2018. He was also known as Gérard Bloncourt. He was a Haitian painter and photographer resident in the suburbs of Paris, France. Bloncourt was conceived in the small city of Bainet, in Haiti’s Sud-Est department. He was a founding member of the ..
Nancy-Lou Patterson was born on September 5, 1929, in Worcester, Massachusetts and died on October 15, 2018. She was a Canadian artist, writer, and curator. Nancy-Lou Patterson was recognized for her writing and artistic work related to topics ranging from folklore and fantasy to liturgical design and Indigenous art, she was responsible for the founding ..
Harold Stevenson was born in 1929, in Idabel, Oklahoma and died on He was an American painter. He was known for his paintings of the male nude. Harold Stevenson was a friend, a mentor, and an associate of Andy Warhol, and appeared in the Warhol film, Heat (credited as “Harold Childe”). He went to the ..
Padma Shri Na Muthuswamy died on October 24, 2018. He was an Indian theatre artist and playwright. He was the art director of Tamil folk theatre group Koothu-P-Pattarai, which is based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu in South India. He was represented by The Hindu as “the master of the avant-garde”. He also made his first ..
Jun Ashida was born on August 21, 1930, and died on October 2018. He was a Japanese fashion designer. Jun Ashida was born in Jeonju, Jeollabuk-do. Ashida studied under illustrator Junichi Nakahara. Jun Ashida daughter, Tae Ashida, is also a fashion designer. Jun Ashida passed away at 88 ..
Horacio Fidel Cardo was born on May 20, 1944, in Temperley, Buenos Aires Province and died on October 22, 2018. He was a painter and illustrator from Argentina. Horacio Fidel Cardo started his career at a very early age, publishing his work in numerous national and international media. Paintings and three-dimensional works were not the ..