Death of Alex Colville

August 24, 1920 - July 16, 2013
Nova Scotia, Canada | Age 92

Canadian painter dies at age 92
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The Associated Press

WOLFVILLE, Nova Scotia (AP) — Canadian painter Alex Colville, whose meticulously crafted scenes of everyday life established him as one of the country's most well-known modern artists, has died at the age of 92.

His son, Graham, said his father passed away Tuesday at his home in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, from a heart condition after years of coping with a variety of health issues.

A painter, engraver, sketch artist and muralist, Colville earned a reputation...

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