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James Rosenquist, 83 (1933 - 2017)
James Rosenquist, an artist most frequently associated with the pop art movement, died Friday, March 31, 2017, at his home in New York City after a long illness, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Tyrus Wong, 106 (1910 - 2016)
Tyrus Wong, the artist whose drawings provided the visual inspiration for the Disney classic "Bambi," died Friday, Dec. 30, 2016, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Marc Riboud, 93 (1923 - 2016)
Marc Riboud, 93, a French photographer who created an iconic image of protest during the Vietnam War, died Tuesday. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Jack Davis, 91 (2016)
Jack Davis, the popular Mad Magazine cartoonist, has died at the age of 91, according to The Brunswick News and other sources. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Billy Name, 76 (1940 - 2016)
Billy Name, a photographer and filmmaker who archived pop artist Andy Warhol's studio known as the Factory, died July 18, 2016, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage by Legacy.com, click here.
Dame Zaha Hadid, 65 (1950 - 2016)
Award-winning architect Dame Zaha Hadid died March 31 of a heart attack, according to the BBC. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Ellsworth Kelly, 92 (1923 - 2015)
Ellsworth Kelly, a prominent U.S. sculptor and painter known for his brightly colored abstract art, has died. For full obituary and coverage from Legacy.com, click here.
Ernst Fuchs, 85 (1930 - 2015)
Austrian painter Ernst Fuchs, whose works combined a love of color and texture with clear lines, mysticism and religious themes, died Monday, according to The Associated Press. For full obituary and...
Nelson Shanks, 77 (1937 - 2015)
ANDALUSIA, Pa. (AP) — Nelson Shanks, renowned for his portraits of prominent figures ranging from presidents to royalty, has died. He was 77. Shanks died Friday at his home in Bucks County,...
Don Featherstone, 79 (2015)
The Associated PressBOSTON (AP) — The creator of the pink plastic lawn flamingo, the ultimate symbol of American lawn kitsch, has died. Donald Featherstone was 79.Featherstone's wife, Nancy, told...
Jesus Moroles, 64 (1950 - 2015)
JARRELL, Texas (AP) - Texas sculptor and National Medal of the Arts recipient Jesus Moroles (HAY'-soos muh-ROH'-lays) has died in a traffic accident. The Texas Department of Public Safety says...
Mary Ellen Mark, 75 (1940 - 2015)
The Associated Press CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — A Harvard Law School professor who served as a top legal adviser to President Barack Obama has died. Daniel Meltzer was 63. Harvard announced...
Chris Burden, 69 (1946 - 2015)
By JOHN ROGERS, The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — When Chris Burden stood in front of a camera in 1971 and had a friend open fire on him with a rifle he was making a bold statement to the...
Hans Erni, 106 (1909 - 2015)
The Associated PressBERLIN (AP) — Swiss artist Hans Erni, whose prolific work ranged from tiny postage stamps to enormous frescoes, has died, his daughter said Sunday. He was 106.Erni's daughter,...
Michael Graves, 80 (1934 - 2015)
The Associated PressPRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — An architect who designed modern and whimsical postmodern structures and later household goods sold at Target stores has died in New Jersey. Michael...
Frei Otto, 89 (1925 - 2015)
By DAVID RISING, The Associated PressBERLIN (AP) — Architect and engineer Frei Otto, who pioneered lightweight and flowing roof designs for stadia and other structures and was to receive this year...
Tomie Ohtake, 101 (1913 - 2015)
The Associated PressRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Tomie Ohtake, the celebrated Japanese-Brazilian artist known for her bold, primary colored abstract paintings and gravity-defying monumental sculptures,...
Kenji Ekuan (2015)
By MARI YAMAGUCHI, The Associated PressTOKYO (AP) — Japanese industrial designer Kenji Ekuan, whose works ranged from a bullet train to the red-capped Kikkoman soy sauce dispenser as familiar as...
R. K. Laxman, 93 (1921 - 2015)
By NIRMALA GEORGE, The Associated PressNEW DELHI (AP) — Acclaimed Indian cartoonist R. K. Laxman, creator of the innocuous character the Common Man, who held up a mirror to the absurdity and...
Vince Camuto (1936 - 2015)
By The Associated Press, The Associated Press Women's footwear designer Vince Camuto, who co-founded shoe company Nine West Group, has died in Connecticut at age 78. Camuto died Wednesday at...
Alfred Wertheimer (2014)
LINDA DEUTSCH, The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) — Alfred Wertheimer, the photographer whose portraits of Elvis Presley documented the birth of a music legend, has died. Wertheimer, who...
Le Minh Thai (2014)
JULIE WATSON, The Associated PressSAN DIEGO (AP) — Le Minh Thai, a photojournalist who covered the Vietnam War for The Associated Press and Time Life, has died. He was 93.Thai died Oct. 10 at a...
Tony Auth, 72 (1942 - 2014)
The Associated PressPHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pulitzer Prize-winning editorial cartoonist Tony Auth, whose sharp and creative commentary appeared in The Philadelphia Inquirer for more than 40 years, died...
Sergio Rodrigues (2014)
JENNY BARCHFIELD, The Associated PressRIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Celebrated Brazilian designer Sergio Rodrigues, whose "Mole" armchair is among the most iconic pieces of Brazilian mid-century design,...
Emigdio Vasquez (2014)
JOHN ROGERS, The Associated PressLOS ANGELES (AP) — Emigdio Vasquez, whose bold use of color, exacting brush skills and uncanny ability to capture everyday people in dramatic moments made him one...
Otto Piene, 86 (1928 - 2014)
The Associated PressBERLIN (AP) — German artist Otto Piene, known for his colorful paintings and gigantic open-air sculptures, has died at age 86.Piene died suddenly on Thursday, shortly after the...
Massimo Vignelli, 83 (1931 - 2014)
DEEPTI HAJELA, The Associated PressNEW YORK (AP) — Renowned graphic designer Massimo Vignelli, whose vision extended from subterranean transit maps to airline logos, died Tuesday at age 83.He had...
Bunny Yeager, 85 (1929 - 2014)
JENNIFER KAY, The Associated PressMIAMI BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Bunny Yeager, a model turned pin-up photographer who helped jump-start the career of then-unknown Bettie Page, died Sunday, her agent said...
Ruth Ziolkowski, 87 (1926 - 2014)
CARSON WALKER, The Associated PressSIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Ruth Ziolkowski, who carried on her late husband's dream of honoring Native Americans by carving the massive likeness of warrior Crazy...
H.R. Giger, 74 (1940 - 2014)
FRANK JORDANS, The Associated PressBERLIN (AP) — Swiss artist H.R. Giger, who designed the creature in Ridley Scott's sci-fi horror classic "Alien," has died at age 74 from injuries suffered in a...