Polish artist TAMARA DE LEMPICKA died (b. 1898). Born Maria Górska in Warsaw, in partitioned Poland, she was a Polish Art Deco painter and “the first woman artist to be a glamour star.” Madonna is a huge fan and collector of her work. She has lent out her paintings to events and museums and has featured Lempicka’s artwork in her music videos for “Open Your Heart” (1987), “Express Yourself” (1989), “Vogue” (1990) and “Drowned World/Substitute for Love” (1998). She also used her paintings on the sets of her 1987 Who’s That Girl and 1990 Blond Ambition world tours. Other famous collectors include actor Jack Nicholson and singer-actress Barbra Streisand.