Arts Dec 31

The artists we lost in 2014

As the hours tick down to 2015, here at Art Beat we offer a final look at some of the artists we lost over the last year, whose lives and legacies are worth another goodbye.

Drawing on a childhood of abuse and segregation, writer and author Maya Angelou moved the nation. Works such as her 1978 poem, “And Still I Rise,” explored the effects of racism and sexism on personal identity, with a voice that…

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