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  • Eva Zeisel dies at 105; ceramic artist and designer known for her tableware

    Eva Zeisel dies at 105; ceramic artist and designer known for her tableware
    Eva Zeisel, one of the most influential industrial designers of the 20th century who created lyrical yet practical tableware and ceramics, has died. She was 105.
  • Sori Yanagi dies at 96; pioneer of Japanese industrial design

    Sori Yanagi dies at 96; pioneer of Japanese industrial design
    Sori Yanagi, whose designs for stools and kitchen pots brought the simplicity and purity of Japanese decor into the everyday, has died. He was 96. The pioneer of Japan's industrial design died Sunday of pneumonia in a Tokyo hospital, Koichi Fujita of...

    Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter

    Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83; abstract painter
    Helen Frankenthaler, a New York artist whose bursts of color achieved by pouring thinned paint onto canvas from coffee cans helped point art in fresh directions after the initial post-World War II explosion of Abstract Expressionism, has died. She was 83....

    Dugald Stermer dies at 74; artist updated 1984 Olympic medals

    Dugald Stermer dies at 74; artist updated 1984 Olympic medals
    As the art director of the influential counterculture magazine Ramparts, artist Dugald Stermer had already left an imprint on popular culture when he was asked to update the design of the Olympic medals for the 1984 Games in Los Angeles. At their...

    PASSINGS: Richard J. Sheirer, Jiri Raska, Jack Lionel Warner

    PASSINGS: Richard J. Sheirer, Jiri Raska, Jack Lionel Warner
    Richard J. Sheirer NYC emergency official at time of 9/11 Richard J. Sheirer, 65, the former New York City emergency management chief who helped guide the city through the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks, died Thursday after experiencing chest pains....