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Her work was immensely popular and virtually ubiquitous. But until the matter was settled in court, her husband fraudulently claimed credit for it.
She documented California’s postwar art scene, and created Aztec-inspired sculptures of bears and goddesses.
Ms. James, a podcaster and writer, had chronicled her struggle with an incurable bowel tumor with candor and vivacity after the illness was diagnosed more than five years ago.