Goodbye to Some of the Notable People in the Arts and Popular Culture Who Left Us in 2010

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NEW YORK, NY.- On the last day of the year, we would like to say goodbye to those artists who left us this past year. Here, a roll call of some of the notable people in art and popular culture who died in 2010. Marlene Neubauer-Woerner, born Marlene Woerner (August 25, 1918 – January 1, 2010), was a German sculptor. She was born in Landshut, Germany. In 1932, after the death of both parents, she attended the state school for ceramics in Landshut and completed her Master’s degree in ceramics when she was only 17 years old. She began her studies of sculpture in 1936 at the Academy of Fine Arts in Munich under the guidance of Josef Henselmann and Richard Knecht. At the academy she was the first woman to study sculpture for use with public buildings. Since 1945 Marlene Neubauer-Woerner has lived and worked as a freelance sculptor, based in Munich. From 1952 she has been a member of the Sezession, an association of artists