Well, it is a sad day, in the world of kitsch, popular mass-market and hyped art. Thomas Kinkade has died of natural causes. The painter of light has, dare I say, seen the light?
According to the LA Times, his paintings and other paraphernalia bring the man $100 million dollars a year, which lead Kinkade to call himself "the nation's most collected living artist." But, leave it to wikipedia, already within hours of his death, to add this chatty disclaimer, "
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