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2006-03-27 19:38:17

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Eccentric Australian outback painter Pro Hart died on Tuesday in his beloved mining town of Broken Hill where he was born and lived, painting sweeping landscapes by layering and scratching paint onto canvas. Hart, 77, a Broken Hill miner who became a self-taught, internationally acclaimed artist, died after battling motor neurone disease. His son, Kym Hart, told reporters his father had not been able to lift a brush since Christmas. "The appalling thing about this...