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Ken Kesey

 (1935 - 2001)
Ken Kesey was active/lived in California, Colorado, Oregon.  Ken Kesey is known for mixed-media abstraction.

Ken Kesey

Ken Kesey was an important writer who also had an artistic touch; in 1996 he, his son Zane and his grandson Caleb created a piece reflective of the 1950s and `60s, of the psychedelic art that was produced by the beat generation of the 1950s and the hippies of the 1960s.

Kesey is considered a cultural icon of his time. He is best known as the author of the novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo''s Nest,''',which he followed with "Sometimes a Great Notion.''Kesey died on Nov. 10, 2001 following surgery for liver cancer.

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About  Ken Kesey

Born:  1935 - La Junta, Colorado
Died:   2001 - Pleasant Hill, Oregon
Known for:  mixed-media abstraction