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Remembering 'Painter of Light' artist Thomas Kinkade: A slideshow
It's estimated that 1 in 20 American households own a creation by Kinkade, arguably the most popular artist of our time. Here's a look back at his life and work
Remembering 'Painter of Light' artist Thomas Kinkade: A slideshow thomaskinkadegallery.com
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homas Kinkade, the self-proclaimed "Painter of the Light" and perhaps the most-collected artist in the U.S., died April 6 at age 54, apparently of natural causes. The "spiritual heir to Norman Rockwell," Kinkade is known for aggressively cozy images: Cottages, gardens, and Main Streets basking in the hazy glow of his painted streetlights. It's estimated that some form of his art appears in 1 of every 20 American homes. Here's his story in pictures...

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