Read about Simone Gad in the media

“With great sadness we announce the passing of our beloved Simone Gad. She was a force of perseverance and independence in the Los Angeles art community. We feel very fortunate to have worked with her, shown her art, and had her as a friend. In her later years she had the duality of being physically fragile but with a spirit that was relentless. ” – Sean Meredith, Director, Track 16

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USC Libraries react to the news of Simone Gad’s passing:

“Her art, like her life, is a reflection of “Hollywood and survival.” Simone moved through life with joy and honesty. She was self-taught and multi-talented. Simone was constantly working on her art. Besides paintings, drawings, and collage, she was working on the third book of her “Molested at the Movies” series at the time of her death. ” – Bud Thomas, ONE Archives Operations Manager

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Artillery Magazine pays tribute to Simone:

“Simone was always acutely aware of the tenuousness, the fragility, the precarity of appearances, and certainly their physical embodiment. ” – Ezrha Jean Black in “Saved by Simone Gad and other Souvenirs”

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