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Mr. Hendricks, known for both his sky paintings and his experiments in art as performance, was also a longtime teacher at Rutgers.
His work with the vocal trio Lambert, Hendricks & Ross established him as a master of adding words to jazz instrumentals.
Having seen virtually no black subjects among the portraits he admired in Europe, Mr. Hendricks painted friends, family and strangers who conveyed a culture of assertiveness.
VAN DOREN--Ruth Hendricks, 87, of Brookline, MA, February 7. Wife of the late W. Dumont Van Doren. Memorial service Saturday, February 12 at Noon in Veronique Ball Room, 20 Chapel St, Brookline, MA.
HENDRICKS-Klaus J., in Westport, CT on Mar. 20, 2000. Husband of Dorothy Hendricks. Father of Carol H. Rodriguez, Michael K. Hendricks, Charles H. Hendricks and grandfather of eight. Retired Assistant Treasurer of the World Trade Division for IBM Corporation. Services Friday, March 24th at 11 AM in Hope Church, 240 Wolf Pit Road, Wilton, CT. Interment Willowbrook Cemetery, Westport.
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