Wes Anderson Obituary, United States, Photographer Wes Anderson Died Of Colon And Lymphatic Cancer
- john Gibson
Wes Anderson Obituary, Death – This past Friday marked the passing of Wes Anderson, who served as the design director of The Village Voice from 1989 until this year. His age was 39 at the time.
According to his doctors, he passed away from colon and lymphatic cancer. Mr. Anderson was educated at the School of Visual Arts in New York City after being born in the city of Fort Wayne, Indiana.
Before he graduated, he moved to Seattle, where he joined Square Studios, a graphic design company, and eventually became a partner there. At the beginning of the 1980s, he was employed by a weekly newspaper called The Seattle Rocket.
In 1984, he accepted a position at The Seattle Weekly as the design director. In 1985, Mr. Anderson was brought on board by The Village Voice to serve in the capacity of deputy art director.
After those two years, he was promoted to the role of art director, and then in 1989, he became design director. The next year, he gave The Voice a brand new look and feel. Between the years 1985 and 1990, he served as the design director of the Voice Literary Supplement.
Mr. Anderson has been recognized for his design work by Print magazine, the Society of Publication Designers, and the Society of Newspaper Designers.
In addition, he worked as a freelance designer for several groups in the arts and politics, and he produced the covers of the first books written by the comics artist Lynda Barry.