Thomas Kinkade, ‘Painter of Light’, dead at 54

Posted April 17, 2012 by Kathy Davie in

I thought Brian Sherwin had written an interesting epitaph on Thomas Kinkade. Sure, he created sofa art, but it’s his marketing ideas that really made him a household name and it’s well worth a read to kickstart (or restart!) any artist’s marketing campaign. It’s always sad when a talented person dies so young.

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by Brian Sherwin

Artist Thomas Kinkade, known as the ‘Painter of Light’, has died. If you have followed my writing over the years, you know that I’ve been critical of Kinkade for a number reasons. That said, I won’t deny (for better or worse) the impact his art has had on the public in general. […]

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