-By Arnie Fenner
Let's take a few moments to celebrate the lives of the members of our art family who left us in 2015. This is, sadly, a rather long list; I've included links where I could so that you can learn a bit more about some of these remarkable creatives.
Jean “Cabu" Cabut b 1938 • Cartoonist
Stéphane “Charb" Charbonnier b 1967 • Cartoonist
Philippe Honoré b 1941 • Cartoonist
Bernard “Tignous" Verlhac b 1957 • Cartoonist
Georges Wolinski b 1934 • Cartoonist
Khaled Mohamad al-Asaad b 1933 • Art & Antiquities scholar
Murdered in Palmyra by ISIS while trying to protect the ancient city's cultural treasures.
Special thanks to Mike Glyer at File 770
for steering me to images for Don West and to those that have helped so far to correct some of my oversights. Likewise, if anyone knows of an artist that passed away in 2015 that I may have missed, please let me know in the comments section.
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