artworldTributes
Monday, July 14th, 2014
 
On Kawara, I AM STILL ALIVE, 1970. Telegram, 6 1/2 x 8 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
On Kawara: January 2, 1933 – June, 2014 ...
Friday, September 6th, 2013
 
Stephen Antonakos, The Search, 2011. © 2011 Stephen Antonakos. All Rights Reserved.
A tribute to this subtle master of neon ...
Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
 
Hilton Kramer, 1928-2012. Photo (c) Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1985
with additional comments by William King, Alex Katz and Vivian Tsao ...
 

Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Stanley Lewis, Westport Train Station with Figures, 2009. Ink on paper, 13 x 23 inches. The Louis-Dreyfus Family Collection. Currently on view in the exhibition, Stanley Lewis: The Way Things Are at the New York Studio School through November 13

Generosity of Eye: William Louis-Dreyfus, 1932 to 1984


Countless individuals, institutions, and causes lost a remarkable and irreplaceable friend earlier this fall with the passing of collector and philanthropist William Louis-Dreyfus. He literally transformed the lives of artists whose works he amassed. A stalwart campaigner for social justice, he pioneered ways of fusing his twin passions for art and for serving the underprivileged…

Wednesday, October 26th, 2016

Walter Darby Bannard, Orange Blacksides, 1959. Oil on canvas, 60 x 67-1/2 inches. Courtesy of Berry Campbell

Modernism isn’t a style, he insisted, it’s a working attitude. Walter Darby Bannard, 1934 to 2016


The artist passed on the eve of a show of new work, at Berry Campbell through November 12

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

a work by Ellen Rand, details to follow

A Passionate, Upbeat Advocate: Ellen Rand, Artist and Gallerist, 1941-2016


Founder of 101 Gallery in Brooklyn, who died this summer

Friday, June 24th, 2016

An etching rom "Gloria, twenty-eight poems by Bill Berkson with twenty-five etchings by Alex Katz", Arion Press, 2005

Living As Variously As Possible: Bill Berkson, 1939-2016


a tribute to the poet and art critic who died June 16

Thursday, May 26th, 2016

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The Journey of Life is Circular: Fred Holland, 1951 to 2016


simple, often organic materials intertwined personal memories with his African American heritage

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2016

Kikuo Saito, Yellow Fern, 2007. Oil on Canvas, 54 x 42 inches. Courtesy of Baker Sponder Gallery, Miami, Florida

In Two Worlds: Kikuo Saito, 1939-2016


Abstract painter with remarkable sense of color was also creator of evocative, wordless theater/dance pieces

Monday, January 11th, 2016

David Bowie in the role of Andy Warhol in Basquiat (1996: dir. Julian Schnabel)

The Thin White Duke: David Bowie, 1947-2016


Bowie discusses art – making it and collecting it – in this interview from 1994

Thursday, December 31st, 2015

Ellsworth Kelly, Woodland Plant, 1979. Transfer lithograph on 300-gram Arches Cover Paper, edition of 100, 80.3 x 120.7 cm. Courtesy of Ingleby Gallery, Edinburgh

Embodied Presence: Ellsworth Kelly, 1923-2015


He exposed emotion and poise in subtly modulated, streamlined form.

Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015

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Deceptive Simplicity, Regal Elegance: Robert Berlind, 1938 to 2015


His scheduled solo show of new work opens January 9

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Lennart Anderson, Golden Age 1, 1956. Oil on canvas, 20 x 16 inches. Collection of the Artist

Order, Poise and Delight: Lennart Anderson, 1928 to 2015


One painter’s tribute to a mentor, with an additional comment by David Cohen