Thomas Kinkade, popular artist, dies at age 54

Thomas Kinkade, iconic Christian painter of kitsch landscapes, dead at 54. "His paintings are hanging in an estimated one of every 20 homes in the United States." Palm Springs White Party revelers to "rage in 3-D". “Every year I love to change it up.

SAN FRANCISCO — Artist Thomas Kinkade, whose brushwork paintings of idyllic landscapes, cottages and churches have been big sellers for dealers across the United States, has died, a family spokesman said. Kinkade, 54, died Friday at his home in Los

15, 2006 file photo, artist Thomas Kinkade unveils his painting, "Prayer For Peace," at the opening of the exhibit "From Abraham to Jesus," in Atlanta. A family spokesman says California artist Thomas Kinkade, known for scenes of cottages,

Thomas Kinkade, iconic Christian painter of kitsch landscapes, dead at 54. "His paintings are hanging in an estimated one of every 20 homes in the United States." Palm Springs White Party revelers to "rage in 3-D". “Every year I love to change it up.

Longtime readers of Lines and Colors may be surprised to find me writing about Thomas Kinkade, as I normally only write about artists whose work I personally find appealing, and I wouldn't be quick to put Kinkade on that list.