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A molecular biologist, she helped establish the virus as the cause of AIDS, then cloned it and took it apart to understand how it evades the immune system.
Mr. Wong, who had Tourette’s syndrome and depression, drew wide acclaim for his first solo show in New York just last year.
In a writing career hampered by illness, Mr. Louie created acclaimed stories that drew on his experiences as an American son of Chinese immigrants.
Perhaps best known for a Union 76 gas station in Beverly Hills, Mr. Wong also did design work for the Los Angeles airport and CBS Television City.
A Hollywood studio artist, painter, printmaker, calligrapher and maker of fantastical kites, Mr. Wong was one of the most celebrated Chinese-American artists of the 20th century.
Mr. Wong was known for his outrageous sendups of luxury goods and witty expropriation of work by other designers.
WONG--Mary A. Born in Hong Kong, December 21, 1948. Died in NYC August 21, 2006 of cancer. Lived most of her life in NYC and was an Account Executive for U.S. Financial. She is remembered with great love by many friends including Sandy Pearson, Babet Poliacoff, John Hing, Loretta French, Zena Gorelik and Linda Lee. Contributions in her name can be made to: Chan Mediation Center, 90-56 Corona Ave., Elmhurst, NY 11373 or Pound Animal Welfare Society, 77 N. Willow St., Montclair, NJ 07042. Services ...
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He popularized the term “institutional racism" and, with Stokely Carmichael, wrote a book in 1967 that was seen as a radical manifesto.
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