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Marian Zazeela, Artist Behind Dizzying Drawings and Transcendent Light Shows, Dies at 83

Marian Zazeela, Artist Behind Dizzying Drawings and Transcendent Light Shows, Dies at 83

Marian Zazeela, an artist whose abstract drawings and light installations envisioned dream states, died at her home in New York at 83 on Thursday. The MELA Foundation, an organization she cofounded with her partner, the artist La Monte Young, announced her passing on Friday, saying she died of natural causes while sleeping. Zazeela produced work …

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Richard Serra, Minimalist Sculptor Whose Steel Creations Awed Viewers, Dies at 85

Richard Serra, Minimalist Sculptor Whose Steel Creations Awed Viewers, Dies at 85

Richard Serra, the sculptor whose grand steel works defined the Minimalist art movement, has died at 85. The New York Times reported that Serra died on Tuesday at in his home in Orient, New York; the artist’s lawyer said that Serra had been battling pneumonia. Serra’s sculptures defined a generation of art-making. Working on an unusually large …

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Palestinian Artist Fathi Ghaben Dies After Israel Blocks Travel for Treatment

Palestinian Artist Fathi Ghaben Dies After Israel Blocks Travel for Treatment

Gazan artist Fathi Ghaben died on Sunday, February 25 from health complications after Israeli authorities refused to give him permission to leave the besieged region to access medical treatment. He was renowned for his oil paintings that paid homage to Palestinian culture and immortalized the struggle for liberation. The self-taught painter was 77 years old …

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