A founder of the Sculptors Guild who advocated for cultural relevance.
Tributes by Laurie Schneider Adams, David Carrier and others
Oppenheim believed that artists should “make things that carry with them the residue of where they have been.”
After he retired from teaching his work gained an astonishing new energy and momentum.
This concluding poem of Donald Kuspit’s fourth collection, The Gods and Other Beings (Ziggurat Books, 2010) serves here as a tribute to Louise Bourgeois who died earlier this month, in her 98th year
A grateful artist recalls the transformative visits of the legendary Italian collector
Quiet work belies its passionate author.
Victor Pesce: Selections, 1978-2010, on view at Elizabeth Harris Gallery
Clare Weiss, who was Curator of Public Art at New York City Department of Parks and Recreation from 2005-2009, was a determined and enterprising champion of art in public places. She passed away January 11, aged 43, after a protracted battle with breast cancer which began in 2006. Weiss came to art relatively late in…
Last weekend, a week before the close of his exhibition at the New York Studio School, Carl Planksy died of a heart attack while driving to his home in upstate New York. Planksy was best known for his painterly, expressionistic landscapes and still lifes worked from life in exuberant brushstrokes and rich colors. His show…