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Painter, Eldzier Cortor dies at 99

Eldzier Cortor, Painter of Scenes From African-American Social Life, Dies at 99

Eldzier Cortor, a painter and printmaker perhaps best known for his elegant paintings of nude black women created when such works were seldom seen in the mainstream art world, died on Thursday at his son’s home in Seaford, N.Y., on Long Island. He was 99.
The son, Michael, confirmed his death.

Mr. Cortor’s works are in major museum collections, including those of the Art Institute of Chicago and the Smithsonian American Art Museum.

more information here

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/11/28/arts/design/eldzier-cortor-painter-of-scenes-from-african-american-social-life-dies-at-99.html?_r=0

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I really liked his work! RIP_ t.b.

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