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Aucoin, Kevyn


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  • Fuller Name

    • Kevyn J.
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1962-02-14
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 2002-05-07
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Shreveport (La.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Westchester (N.Y.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Lafayette (La.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) New York (N.Y.)
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  • Sources

    • found: His The art of make up, 1994:CIP t.p. (Kevyn Aucoin)
    • found: OCLC, Dec. 12, 2000(UKM hdg.: Aucoin, Kevyn, 1962- )
    • found: Larger than life [VR], 2018:Disc label (Larger than life The Kevyn Aucoin story), Container insert (Legendary makeup artist Kevyn Aucoin arrived in New York City from the small town of Lafayette, Louisiana after spending his childhood expressing himself through drawing, painting, and makeup application. In search of relief from the confusion and isolation stemming from his sexual identity and constant bullying, Kevyn found an acceptance in the fashion world that was instant and explosive. Due to his groundbreaking contouring techniques, his infectious personality and mission to make everyone feel beautiful, he quickly shot to fame doing makeup for every supermodel and celebrity throughout the 80's and 90's. At the height of his fame in 2002, Kevyn died mysteriously. Larger Than Life explores every corner of Kevyn's rich, beautiful and complicated life through the story of his untimely passing and the inspiring legacy he left behind)
    • found: Aucoin, Kevyn. Making Faces, 1997:title page (Kevyn Aucoin)
    • found: Biography In Context (via Library subscription), viewed March 19, 2019"Kevyn Aucoin," Contemporary Authors Online, Gale, 2003 (Born: February 14, 1962 in Shreveport, Louisiana, United States; Died: May 07, 2002 in Westchester, New York, United States; Other Names: Aucoin, Kevyn J. ... Career: Makeup artist and author; columnist for magazine Allure ... A staunch gay rights activist and gay man himself ... he grew up in the city of Lafayette, Louisiana ... in 1983 moved to New York City, where he attended a beauty school ... Aucoin was also the author of several books on makeup, including (with Tina Gaudoin) The Art of Makeup (1994), Making Faces (1997), and Face Forward (2000).)
  • Change Notes

    • 1994-06-28: new
    • 2019-03-23: revised
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