memorials and tributes to celebrities we’ve lost

Remembering Eva Zeisel 1906-2012. Her Life and Her Work.

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The world lost a legend on December 30th when Eva Zeisel died at the age of 105. In honor of her passing, I am reprinting a post I wrote on her amazing life and work in April of 2010. (more…)

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Eye Popping Pill Portraits of Celebrities Amy Winehouse, Heath Ledger & More.

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Get a load of Jason Mecier’s portraits of celebrities Amy Winehouse, Michael Jackson, Heath Ledger, Witney Houston, Courtney Love and Kelly Osbourne made with actual pills. While it’s true that some of these subject’s undoing was the medium itself, others, like Kelly Osbourne have successfully kicked the habit. Either way, these are interesting homages to them. (more…)

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Her Men, Her Movies, Her Diamonds, Her Portraits. The Legacy Of Elizabeth Taylor. 32 Stunning Photos.

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Elizabeth Taylor, 1932-2011

She loved men. And diamonds. And we loved her. This morning’s death of legend Dame Elizabeth Taylor is being felt around the world. The world’s most glamorous actress of all time passed away at age 79 of congestive heart failure in Los Angeles early this morning, prompting bloggers and newspeople to begin publishing the many incredible images of the violet-eyed beauty and details of her illustrious career. (more…)

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The Work Of Tobias Wong. May He Redesign Heaven.

A Tribute to Tobias Wong
photo by Nigel Parry

Tobias Wong (1974-2010)
I was shocked to learn that Vancouver born, New York based designer Tobias Wong just passed away last Sunday at the very young age of 35 (late breaking news reports say it was an apparent suicide). I have blogged about much of his work and have been a fan for years. In addition to his own work, he often collaborated with many different artists, companies and designers to create unique, conceptual, witty and absurd pieces. (more…)

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Dennis Hopper Behind The Camera And The Canvas.

Dennis Hopper Tribute

By now you’ve heard the sad news. Actor/writer/director Dennis Hopper has finally lost his battle with prostate cancer and passed away on Saturday, May 29th at the age of 74. (more…)

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So Long Easy Rider. Dennis Hopper Dies Of Prostate Cancer at 74.


Dennis Hopper (May 17, 1936 – May 29, 2010)

Actor, writer, director, photographer, painter, voice-over and patron of the arts, Dennis Hopper finally succumbed to prostate cancer this morning at the too young age of 74. (more…)

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