(1938 - 2016)
Alan (Boruch Alan Bermowitz) Vega was active/lived in New York. Alan Vega is known for found object sculpture, assemblage, drawing, minimalism, musician.
Biography Alan Vega
Following is The New York Times obituary of Alan Vega.
"Alan Vega, Punk Music Pioneer and Artist, Dies at 78"
By Jon Pareles, July 17, 2016
Alan Vega, the singer in the minimalist, proto-punk, proto-electro, proto-industrial two-man band Suicide and a prolific musician and visual artist on his own, died on Saturday. He was 78.
His death was announced in a statement from his family posted by the musician Henry Rollins, a longtime friend. The statement said he died in his sleep but did not say where he died or specify a cause. Mr. Vega had a stroke in 2012, but had continued to work as a visual artist.
Suicide, particularly in its early years, was as much a provocation as a concert act. Formed in 1970
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