"Don Nice, Painter of Pop Art and River Scenes, Dies at 86," Obituary, The New York Time, by Neil Genzlinger, March 7, 2019
Don Nice, who in a varied career was known for Pop Art, paintings inspired by the Hudson River and works that broke free of the traditional rectangular canvas, died on Monday in Cortlandt, N.Y. He was 86.
His daughter, Leslie Heanue, confirmed the death but did not specify a cause.
Mr. Nice began painting in the 1950s. At first he was enthralled by the Abstract Expressionism of the period, but he eventually found it limiting.
“I’d be doing a painting, and suddenly there’s a big red blob, and people would say, ‘That look
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