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 ...
 

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Travis Collinson, Pinkie was painted by Thomas Lawrence but what if blue boy was a beat poet (Paule), 2013-14. Acrylic on linen, 64 x 48 inches. Collection of Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive.

Relentlessly Engaged: Paule Anglim, 1930-2015


with comments by Annabeth Rosen, Wayne Thiebaud and John Zurier

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

William King, Bob and Terry, c. 1954. Terra cotta, 14 x 14 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

The Gentle Giant: William King, 1925-2015


In this tribute to the sculptor William King, who passed away peacefully Tuesday night at his Springs, New York home under hospice care, David Cohen draws on an essay he wrote in 2011 on King’s work for Iowa State University, Ames, where a number of his works are on permanent loan.  King, a former president of the…

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

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The Hungry Connoisseur: Claude Simard, 1956 to 2014


An artist’s eulogy for her dealer, co-founder of Jack Shainman Gallery

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Jane Wilson in front her painting, The Open Scene, 1960. Collection of The Museum of Modern Art. Photograph by John Jonas Gruen, May 1960.

“Looking for the Color Behind the Color”: Jane Wilson, 1924 to 2015


Wilson belongs to a tradition of transcendental American landscape

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

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“I Choose To Be Free”. Jake Berthot, 1939-2014


Touched by the sublime, his painting went beyond the sense of sight

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Jane Freilicher, My Cubism, 2004. Oil on linen, 25 x 25 inches. Courtesy Tibor de Nagy Gallery

“A button of color can make the world shake”: Jane Freilicher, 1924-2014


Jane Freilicher is my idea of an artist, writes Thomas Nozkowski

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Peter Hujar, Candy Darling on Her Deathbed, 1973. Vintage gelatin silver print. © 1987 The Peter Hujar Archive LLC; Courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York and Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco.

Candy Says: Remembering Two Artists and One Image


Looking back at the life of a muse, the work of a photographer.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Jennifer Wynne Reeves ,Place (4-43), 1997. Oil on birch hardwood, 12 x 16 inches. Courtesy BravinLee programs

Bathed in Grace: The Life and Work of Jennifer Wynne Reeves


Reeves anthropomorphizes abstraction in an ultimately humane way

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Edward Leffingwell, 1941-2014. Courtesy of Tom Leffingwell

Critic, Curator, Dandy: Edward Leffingwell, 1941 to 2014


A cosmopolitan of astringent, forthright wit, according to his friend, Lilly Wei

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Harun Farocki: 1944-2014

Harun Farocki: 1944-2014


A tribute to the influential and humane filmmaker, who died on July 30.