artworldTributes
 
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 ...
 
Stephen Antonakos, The Search, 2011. © 2011 Stephen Antonakos. All Rights Reserved.
A tribute to this subtle master of neon ...
 
Hilton Kramer, 1928-2012. Photo (c) Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1985
with additional comments by William King, Alex Katz and Vivian Tsao ...
 


Ellen Lanyon, Fisch, 2009. Acrylic on canvas, 36 x 36 inches. Courtesy of Pavel Zoubok Gallery

Ellen Lanyon: 1926 – 2013


In tribute to an indomitable spirit, an artist of great integrity and a force for good


Jene Highstein, Flora, 2011. Hand hammered stainless steel, ed. 3, 156 x 15 x 14 inches. Photo: Ross Willows. Courtesy of Art Omi

A Rebellious Sensuality: Jene Highstein, 1942 – 2013


with an additional comment by sculptor Alain Kirili


Luca Del Baldo, Thomas McEvilley - The Visionary Academy of Ocular Mentality, 2010. Oil on Belgian linen, 40 x 30 cm. Collection of Thomas McEvilley. Courtesy of the Artist.

Fearless and Philosophical, Subtle and Inquisitive: Thomas McEvilley, 1939-2013


The Sanskrit scholar who took on MoMA


Hugh Gourley with the author's Doberman Pinscher, Mookie. Courtesy of Daphne Cumming

The Nobleman: Hugh Gourley, fabled curator, transformed Colby College Museum of Art into Maine showcase


Hugh J. Gourley III, 1931-2012


Denyse Thomasos, Free, 2009. Acrylic on canvas, 60 x 72 inches. Courtesy of Lennon, Weinberg Inc.

Painter of Palpable Frisson: Denyse Thomasos, 1964-2012


Aged 47, the painter died suddenly July 19th


Peter de Francia, Automated Soldiers 3, 1988. Charcoal on paper, 22 x 30 inches. Courtesy of James Hyman Gallery

Socialist-Expressionist: Peter de Francia (1921-2012)


Memories of a generous curmudgeon by a friend and former student


Mike Kelley, Arena #7, 1990. Found stuffed animals, wood, and blanket 11 1/2 x 53 x 49 inches. Courtesy of Skarstedt Gallery, New York

Rebellious Yet Tender Exuberance: Mike Kelley (1954-2012)


With additional tributes by Jane Hart, Dave Kudzma and Janese Weingarten


Dorothea Tanning, New York. Photograph by Peter Ross, 1998. (c) Peter Ross

Grande Dame in Eternal Exile: Dorothea Tanning (1910-2012)


“I am not even a woman, let alone a Surrealist!”


Vita Petersen (1915-2011). Still from a video from 2007. Courtesy of the New York Studio School.

In Pursuit of Sensual Form: Vita Petersen (1915-2011)


As her last paintings open at the New York Studio School, our tribute plus a film.


Helen Frankenthaler, Paris at Night, 1986. Acrylic on canvas, 86 x 55-1/2 inches. Courtesy Greenberg van Doren Gallery. © Helen Frankenthaler/ Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Defying Categories: Helen Frankenthaler, 1928-2011


He r work was invariably ambiguous, in the best tradition of abstract painting