Not the Painter of Light but the Drinker of Bud Light.
I guess he was a real artist after all :-(
Sad. A true G-d given talent gone.
What was really up??’i had a. 48 once. I didn’t die. Im either lucky or he was unlucky..
Those $1,000 prints will go up in value now. Last I heard they went for 45 bucks apiece on eBay (and nobody was buying.)
“Kinkade was legally separated from his wife, Nanette, and the two had been living apart. Nanette and three of their daughters had traveled to Australia to visit a fourth daughter and were absent when he passed away, according to “The Daily.””
“Kinkades live-in girlfriend, Amy Pinto, 48, made the 9-1-1 call. Later, she told the “San Jose Mercury News” that Kinkade died in his sleep, very happy, in the house he built, with the paintings he loved, and the woman he loved.”
“Kinkade built one of the worlds most profitable art empires from his idyllic work, which often featured Christian themes. But his company was in bankruptcy and he had well-publicized problems with alcohol. Two years ago, he was sentenced to 10 days in jail for drunk driving.”
Married, live in shack-up girlfriend, drinking all night, happy, drunk driving, bankruptcy and jail time.
The girlfriend sounds like a class act. Lets see how much he loved her when the will is read.
I have a couple of kinkaid miniatures that I use as night-lights. Sorry to see that he was suffering.
Sounds as if it was more like "Leaving Las Vegas" to me.
"Kinkade is a
deadbeat," said their lawyer, Norman Yatooma, who accused the artist and his Los Angeles attorney, Dana Levitt, of "breaching their agreement" to pay up. "Kinkade's word is as worthless as his artwork. His lawyer is no better."
It looks like Pinto’s ride is over!
Nobody who is in Hollywood who claims to be a Christian really is it seems.
The bigger they are the greater the attack from our vicious, all too capable enemy, Satan. When someone becomes famous and is a known Christian most have no idea as to the extent that they become under spiritual attack. Unless someone is really blanketed with prayer, isn’t under any false teachings that cause vulnerability, is constantly reading the Bible and seeking The LORD, it is nearly impossible to come out unscathed. The average person has no idea.
Excerpt from “A mighty Fortress is our God”:
For still our ancient foe
Doth seek to work us woe;
His craft and pow’r are great,
And armed with cruel hate,
On earth is not his equal.
Did we in our own strength confide,
Our striving would be losing;
Were not the right Man on our side,
The Man of God’s own choosing:
Dost ask who that may be?
Christ Jesus, it is He;
Lord Saboath His Name,
From age to age the same,
And He must win the battle.
Knowing relatively little about art, I had never heard of Mr. Kincade until his death.
This is a sad loss of an incredibly gifted man.
I have see his beautiful work in an art gallery not far from where I live.
I don’t own any of his work, only because his paintings are EXTREMELY expensive..... but IMHO, they are worth every dime.
At 54, alcohol is no longer your friend.
My parents have this print in their home:
I believe he was 9 million$ in debt
“....an unconscious, 54 year-old man who had been drinking all night,
Unconscious people don’t drink!