CARACAS, Venezuela: Carlos Cruz-Diez, a leading Venezuelan artist who won international acclaim for his work with color and the style known as kinetic art, has died in Paris. He was 95. “Your love, your joy, your teachings and your colors will remain forever in our hearts,” said a family statement posted on Cruz-Diez’s art foundation website. It did not give a cause of his death on Saturday and said funeral services will be private. Cruz-Diez developed a reputation as one of Latin America’s most prominent artists in the second half of the 20th century.