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August 5, 1990 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jan Stussy, the first art faculty member to be appointed a full professor at UCLA and a prolific painter whose work in various media hangs in private collections and museums throughout the world, died Tuesday of cancer at his West Los Angeles home. He was 68. Stussy, who taught painting and drawing at UCLA for 42 years, was a multifaceted craftsman who worked in paint, silk-screening and film. The documentary "Gravity Is My Enemy," co-produced with John Joseph, won a 1977 Academy Award.
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August 5, 1990 | BURT A. FOLKART, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Jan Stussy, the first art faculty member to be appointed a full professor at UCLA and a prolific painter whose work in various media hangs in private collections and museums throughout the world, died Tuesday of cancer at his West Los Angeles home. He was 68. Stussy, who taught painting and drawing at UCLA for 42 years, was a multifaceted craftsman who worked in paint, silk-screening and film. The documentary "Gravity Is My Enemy," co-produced with John Joseph, won a 1977 Academy Award.
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February 17, 1995 | NANCY KAPITANOFF, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES; Nancy Kapitanoff writes regularly about art for The Times.
It is the vibrant color of Suzanne Bothwell's paintings that leaps out and grabs a viewer first. Then one can't help but be a little overwhelmed by the sheer robustness of the paintings' larger-than-life figures and their spirited interactions in highly charged settings. But Bothwell has used her virtuoso painting abilities not to astonish, but to convey her own, and by extension humanity's, volatile search for meaningful connections.
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