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Artist Dimitri Hadzi Dies at Eighty-Five

The New York Times' Margalit Fox reports that internationally known sculptor Dimitri Hadzi has died of kidney failure at eighty-five. At his death, Hadzi was emeritus professor of visual and environmental studies at Harvard, where he had taught sculpture and printmaking for many years. Hadzi, who represented the United States in the Venice Biennales of 1956, 1958, and 1962, was a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and the National Academy of Design. His work is in the collections of many major museums, among them MoMA, the Whitney, the Guggenheim, the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in Washington, and the MFA in Boston.