Much-loved Melbourne artist Mirka Mora dies aged 90

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Mirka Mora, one of Melbourne’s best-known and most-loved artists whose distinctive works have adorned the city like no other, has died at the age of 90.

  • Debbie Cuthbertson
  • The Sydney Morning Herald

Mirka, one of Melbourne’s most famous bohemians, transformed the culture of her adopted home town since emigrating to Australia in the 1950s from war-torn France.

Mirka Mora 2b b Luis Ascui LLLL good photoMirka’s son, William Mora, confirmed his mother’s death on Monday night.

“It’s with great sadness that the Mora family announces the passing of our matriarch, the magic Mirka Mora,” he said.

“An artist and…

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