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  • April – Fans of Newcastle United F.C. decorate the newly erected Angel of the North sculpture with a giant replica of Alan Shearer's no. 9 shirt. Police remove the shirt after about twenty minutes.
  • 3 December – 44 governments participating in the Washington Conference on Holocaust-Era Assets approve the Washington Principles on Nazi-Confiscated Art, requiring efforts to be made to restore looted art to its original owners or their heirs.[1]

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[1][2]February 16 – Angel of the North unveiled

*Taro Chiezo - Superlambanana Publications[edit] Fossi, Gloria (1998). Botticelli. Primavera. (Inglese ed.). Giunti Editore Firenze Italy. ISBN 978-88-09-21459-0. Retrieved 16 July 2010. Boyd, William (1998). Nat Tate: An American Artist 1928-1960. Cambridge: 21 Publishing. ISBN 1-901785-01-7. A hoax biography, launched on April 1. Deaths[edit] 23 January – Victor Pasmore, English artist and architect (b. 1908) 7 March – Karen Holtsmark, Norwegian painter (b. 1907) 12 March – Beatrice Wood, American artist and ceramicist (b. 1893) 13 March – Bill Reid, Canadian artist (b. 1920) 3 April – Wolf Vostell, German painter and sculptor (b. 1932) 21 April – Louis Maratier, French post-impressionist artist and painter (b. 1922) 25 April – Wright Morris, American novelist, photographer, and essayist (b. 1910) 3 May – Otto Bettmann, German American image archivist (b. 1903) 6 May – Sybil Connolly, Welsh-Irish fashion designer (b. 1921) 8 October – Zhang Chongren, Chinese artist and sculptor (b. 1907) 25 October – Dick Higgins, English composer, poet, printer and early Fluxus artist (b. 1938) 3 November – Bob Kane, American comic book artist and writer (b. 1915) 13 November – Claude Serre, French cartoonist (b. 1938) 2 December – Brian Stonehouse, English painter and Special Operations Executive agent during World War II (b. 1918) 30 December – Joan Brossa, Catalan poet, playwrigt, graphic designer and plastic artist (b. 1919)

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