"Huguette Caland, 88, Dies; Celebrated Freedom in Art and Life," Online obituary, The New York Times, by Katharine Q. Seelye, September 30, 2019
She left her husband and children in Beirut to flex her artistic muscles in Paris. Her desire to live without restrictions was her defining theme.
Huguette Caland, a provocative Lebanese artist who celebrated freedom of expression in both her color-drenched paintings and her unconventional life, died on Sept. 23 at her home in Beirut. She was 88.
Her death was confirmed by her daughter, Brigitte Caland. Her mother, she said, had experienced neurological problems since a fall in 2006 and by 2013 had lost her ability to paint.
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