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Tuesday, September 11th, 2018
 
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Instigator of Williamsburg’s Sideshow Nation, an annual show with hundreds of artists ...
Thursday, June 7th, 2018
 
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Despite her range, Hafif was frequently allied with monochrome painters ...
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 ...
 

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

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

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Stephen Antonakos, The Transfiguration, 1989. Mixed media with gold leaf and neon, 30 x 24 inches. Courtesy of Lori Bookstein Fine Art

Transcendent and Aspirational: Stephen Antonakos, 1926-2013


A tribute to this subtle master of neon

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

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

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

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

Monday, October 15th, 2012

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

Wednesday, July 25th, 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

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012

Hilton Kramer, 1928-2012. Photo (c) Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1985

Feared and Fearless: Hilton Kramer, 1928-2012


with additional comments by William King, Alex Katz and Vivian Tsao

Tuesday, March 6th, 2012

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

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

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

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

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!”