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2008-11-22 12:24:32

Noted abstract expressionist painter Grace Hartigan has died of liver failure in Baltimore at the age of 86, her longtime dealer, Julian Weissman, says. The New York Times reported Hartigan had earned a reputation for her vividly colorful artistic works that often were labeled pop art for their inclusion of many popular culture images. But Hartigan never accepted that label for her works, saying the 1960s art movement did not truly capture the essence of painting, the Los Angeles Times...


Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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