Famous bookseller and significant L.A. art figure, Dagny Janss Corcoran, dies at 77

Dagny Corcoran

Dagny Corcoran, a dealer whose impact on the Los Angeles art scene was significant, passed away at the age of 77. Corcoran worked as the director of books and multiples at the Marian Goodman Gallery, which shared the news of her passing on Instagram. “It is with great sadness that we inform you of the … Read more

Famous Brazilian Singing Star, Gal Costa, dies at 77

Gal Costa

Gal Costa was a Brazilian singer of popular music. She was a major figure in the tropicalia music scene in Brazil in the late 1960s and appears on the acclaimed compilation Tropicália: ou Panis et Circenses (1968). Gal Costa, a well-known Brazilian singer passed away at age 77. Gal Costa, a Brazilian musician who was … Read more

Glasgow Mario, Former Archbishop of Glasgow, dies at 88

Glasgow Mario

The Emeritus Archbishop of Glasgow Scotland, Archbishop Mario Conti, has passed away at the ripe old age of 88.  The Catholic Church’s Bishops’ Conference of Scotland reported Archbishop Conti died peacefully on Tuesday after battling a short illness at the Queen Elizabeth University Hospital in Glasgow.   He succeeded Cardinal Thomas Winning as Archbishop of … Read more

American Sculptor & Printmaker, Lee Bontecou, dies at 91

Lee Bontecou

Lee Bontecou was an American sculptor and printmaker and a pioneer figure in the New York art community. She maintained her work continuously in a recognized manner and earned widespread acclaim in the 1960s. Bontecou constructed abstract sculptures in the 1960s and 1970s and developed vacuum-formed plastic fish, plants, and flower forms in the 1970s. … Read more

Sly Artist and Critic Who Wore Many Hats, Brian O’Doherty, dies at 94

Brian O’Doherty

Brian O’Doherty was an Irish art critic, writer, artist, and scholar. He lived in New York City for more than 50 years. He has utilized a variety of alter egos, including Patrick Ireland. Brian O’Doherty, a sly artist and critic who wore many hats, has died at the age of 94. A good artist and … Read more

Santa Clarita Fashion Business Owner, Margo Hudson, passed away

Margo Hudson

Margo Hudson was a philanthropist and has long been a pioneer in the Santa Clarita Valley. Margo Fashions, her premium apparel business, opened in 1978, and she soon became a local fashion icon. The owner of the renowned Santa Clarita fashion business Margo Fashions Margo Hudson died on Monday. Margo Hudson, the owner of the … Read more

Tom Owen, Last of the Summer Wine Star, dies aged 73

Tom Owen

Tom Owen better known as Tom Owen, was a British actor better known for his role as Tom Simmonite in the world’s longest-running comedy Last of the Summer Wine. He was the son of Bill Owen, who portrayed William “Compo” Simmonite (Tom Simmonite’s father) on the program. The actor from Last of the Summer Wine … Read more