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What Kind of Artistic Afterlife Will Thomas Kinkade Have?

The self-titled and legally trademarked “Painter of Light” has been extinguished. When the news spread on Saturday that painter Thomas Kinkade had suddenly passed away at the age of 54 of natural causes, it sent a tremor through not necessarily the art world, but more like the art critic world. Obituaries remained for the most part politely silent on Kinkade’s quality as a painter and his questionable business dealings, going by the “speak no ill of the dead” policy rather than dancing on his yet to be dug grave.
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Thomas Kinkade dies at 54: a tribute to the self-proclaimed ‘Painter of Light’

Entertainment : Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch (2 years ago)

Thomas Kinkade, the self-proclaimed “Painter of Light,” died April 6 of what appear to be natural causes at his home Read Post

Painter Thomas Kinkade Dead At 54

Pop Culture / Celebrity : Just Jared (2 years ago)

Thomas Kinkade, famous painter, passed away at his home in Northern California at the age of 54. The popular artist died alone in his residence in Los Gatos on Friday (April 6), reportedly from natural causes, a rep confirmed to Reu... Read Post

Thomas Kinkade, Acclaimed Artist, Passes Away at 54

Pop Culture / Celebrity : The Hollywood Gossip (2 years ago)

Thomas Kinkade, the acclaimed "Painter of Light" and one of the most popular artists in America, died suddenly Friday in his California home. He was 54. His family said Kinkade's death appeared to be from natural causes. "Thom provi... Read Post


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