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On Kawara, Whose Art Marked the Days of His Life, Has Died at 81

On Kawara, the Japan-born conceptual artist who made his home in New York City for the past 50 years, has died. He was 81. A representative for David Zwirner, his gallery, confirmed the news of his passing to Gallerist. 167 more words

Theodore C. Sorensen

Theodore C. Sorensen, 82, Kennedy Counselor, Dies

Published by The New York Times on  October 31, 2010


Theodore C. Sorensen, one of the last links to… 2,020 more words


Bobby Womack

One of the best voices in music, and one of my favorites, has been silenced.  Soul legend Bobby Womack has died at 70.

My first exposure to Womack’s singing was through… 51 more words


Casey Kasem

Legendary DJ Casey Kasem has passed away after a long illness and much family drama.  Like many people, I grew up listening to Kasem’s iconic countdown program,  180 more words


As Seen on TV: Ann B. Davis

Everyone’s favorite housekeeper has passed away at 88.  Alice was the heart of the Brady household, and Ann B. Davis played her with a lot more skill than most people give her credit for.   30 more words


Maya Angelou

Poems are just songs without music.  Words spoken with rhythm and rhyme, incantations sung with power and grace.  And Maya Angelou had one of the most musical voices in poetry. 176 more words