John Coplans

 

 

Age: 83

 

Summary: artist and founder of Artforum magazine whose work is owned by more than 60 museums, whose art form turned to photography in the 1980's, and who produced his well-known self-portrait photos of his own aging body parts, which were transformed into abstract forms resembling primitive art or nebulous sculptures.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: June 24, 1920

 

Died: August 21, 2003

 

Location: New York City, New York