Helen Frankenthaler

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  • ** FILE ** A file photo shows Johnny Weissmuller (right) as Tarzan, Maureen O'Sullivan as Jane, and Cheetah the chimpanzee in a scene from the 1932 movie "Tarzan the Ape Man." A Florida animal sanctuary says Cheetah died Saturday of kidney failure at age 80. (AP Photo/File)

    Taking Names: Did 'Cheetah' die?

    A Florida animal sanctuary says Cheetah, the chimpanzee sidekick in the Tarzan movies of the early 1930s, has died at age 80. But other accounts call that claim into question.


  • Abstract painter Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83

    Helen Frankenthaler, an abstract painter known for her bold, lyrical use of color who led a postwar art movement that would later be termed Color Field painting, died Tuesday at her home in Connecticut, her nephew said. She was 83.


  • ** FILE ** Painter Helen Frankenthaler receives the National Medal of Arts from President George W. Bush during ceremonies at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington in April 2002. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

    Abstract painter Helen Frankenthaler dies at 83

    Helen Frankenthaler, an abstract painter known for her bold, lyrical use of color who led a postwar art movement that would later be termed "color field" painting, died Tuesday at her home in Connecticut, her nephew said. She was 83.


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