Eugenie Schwartz


Age: 64

artist who found renown in her native New Orleans for her surreal, darkly humorous creations and made impish pieces including one that involves a cheese grater equipped with red velvet and spiky teeth to make a coffin for a cast bronze mouse.

Cause of Death: Complications from surgery for a perforated ulcer

Born: September 20, 1951

Died: December 30, 2015

New Orleans, Louisiana