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16 minutes ago, arghton said:

https://www.is.fi/viihde/art-2000007853557.html

Finnish painter Juhani Palmu (born 1944, Finnish wiki page here) in critical condition (ICU, coma) after his electric air mattress combusted. Last time he was injured in a fire was in 2017. He also has cancer.

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Excuse me? A fire in 2017, now his mattress combusted?? My theory: He smokes in bed and falls asleep.

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Indian painter Laxman Pai dead at 95. Last week he received his COVID vaccine. The vaccine article notes he was a terminal COPD sufferer with "a hole in his lungs" who used a wheelchair to move around. Yeah, maybe the vaccine could be acquitted for his death.

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43 minutes ago, drol said:

Indian painter Laxman Pai dead at 95. Last week he received his COVID vaccine. The vaccine article notes he was a terminal COPD sufferer with "a hole in his lungs" who used a wheelchair to move around. Yeah, maybe the vaccine could be acquitted for his death.


That won’t stop the Twitterati Illuminati-watchers citing it as “evidence” though.

 

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On 11/03/2021 at 17:07, arghton said:

https://www.is.fi/viihde/art-2000007853557.html

Finnish painter Juhani Palmu (born 1944, Finnish wiki page here) in critical condition (ICU, coma) after his electric air mattress combusted. Last time he was injured in a fire was in 2017. He also has cancer.

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https://www.iltalehti.fi/viihdeuutiset/a/93ce48c0-d452-49d4-9f1a-2c03404c554b

Still alive but according to his wife, his heart stopped beating twice during a surgery. His left hand's fingers have been amputated.

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On 18/03/2021 at 10:17, arghton said:

https://www.iltalehti.fi/viihdeuutiset/a/93ce48c0-d452-49d4-9f1a-2c03404c554b

Still alive but according to his wife, his heart stopped beating twice during a surgery. His left hand's fingers have been amputated.

https://www.is.fi/viihde/art-2000007906414.html

Apparently he survived ICU but is still in hospital.

One of his legs was amputated.

Survived his second fire, but can he survive all the health problems he has: heart problems, diabetes and cancer?

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On 08/04/2021 at 22:13, arghton said:

https://www.is.fi/viihde/art-2000007906414.html

Apparently he survived ICU but is still in hospital.

One of his legs was amputated.

Survived his second fire, but can he survive all the health problems he has: heart problems, diabetes and cancer?

https://www.iltalehti.fi/viihdeuutiset/a/d7319308-f53e-4c3f-841c-c9c8ee7c52f0

Juhani Palmu taken to hospital for feeling "enormous pain" despite taking strong morphine-based meds.

 

He was discharged from the hospital earlier this month after being there for three months after the fire. 

There's also a new picture of him in the article.

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Devon resident and sculptor Heather Jansch, 72, renowned for creating horses from driftwood.

 

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Former wife of folkie Bert Jansch.

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A possibility for your future (in around 5 to 10 years) lists: Luc Lyucx (b. 1958)

Yes, nobody has ever heard of him, but his death will likely get mentioned everywhere. That's because he designed the boring reverse sides (ones with the map of Europe and the coin value) of the Euro coins in the 1990s. He's still quite young but looks old and pale in many somewhat new pictures.

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https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/police-woman-says-she-killed-92-year-old-roommate/2021/07/29/b779d588-f06a-11eb-81b2-9b7061a582d8_story.html

https://lawandcrime.com/crime/26-year-old-maryland-woman-murdered-renowned-92-year-old-sculptor-roommate-then-called-911-on-herself-cops/

 

Nancy Frankel, 92-year old Washington D.C. sculptor with a long career starting from the 1950s who had a "Nancy at Ninety" exhibition in the Katzen Arts Centre in 2019 has been murdered by her 26-year old roommate.

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Her own Instagram page announcing the death of colourful American artist, author and model Ilona Royce Smithkin (wiki), aged 101.

Notably used to do portrait paintings of some pretty notable individuals: actors Keir Dullea (b. 1936) and Van Johnson (1916–2008), actresses Janis Paige (b. 1922) and Ethel Merman (1908–1984), Senator Ted Kennedy (1932–2009), playwright Tennessee Williams (1911–1983) etc.

Later became an art teacher in 1970, aged 50.

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Rafael Wardi dead at the age of 93:

https://www.hs.fi/kulttuuri/art-2000007998483.html

He was an artist for 70 years and an art therapist working at a mental asylum in the 1950s but got famous for painting Finnish pres 2000-2012 Tarja Halonen's controversial official portrait in 2002:

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Halonen and Wardi in 2019.

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