18 October 2014

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Igor Mitoraj Sculptor Of Fragmented Bodies Has Died At 70

Sculptor Igor Mitoraj, has died at the aged 70, known for his fractured anatomies and immense bandaged heads, exemplified by Testa Addormentata (Head Lulled to Sleep, 1983, now on display at Canary Wharf, London), – the work was in the style of classicism which the artist combined with technical ability and a post-modern bent. The […]

18 July 2014

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Otto Piene German Painter And Environmental Artist Dies Age 86

The German painter, printmaker and environmental artist Otto Piene has died age 86.From 1948 until 1950 Piene studied at the Blocherschule and at the Hochschule für Bildende Künste in Munich and subsequently moved to the Staatliche Kunstakademie in Düsseldorf. In 1957 he took the state exam in philosophy at the University of Cologne and at […]

1 May 2014

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What Me Worry: MAD Magazine Editor Albert B Feldstein Dies Age 88

Albert B. Feldstein, the influential editor of MAD magazine, during it’s heyday period from 1956-1984 has died, in Montana, age 89.  Feldstein lived quietly in Paradise Valley Montana for the last two decades with his wife Michelle spending much of his twilight years painting. He painted American Western art and revisited his early comic-book style, […]