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 ...

Sunday, April 17th, 2011


“A Clear-Eyed Working Sculptor”: Nathaniel Kaz, 1917-2010

A founder of the Sculptors Guild who advocated for cultural relevance.

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011


Leo Steinberg, 1920-2011

Tributes by Laurie Schneider Adams, David Carrier and others

Friday, March 4th, 2011

Dennis Oppenheim, 1938-2011.

Preparing the Ground for a Shift in Thinking: Dennis Oppenheim, 1938-2011

Oppenheim believed that artists should “make things that carry with them the residue of where they have been.”

Monday, September 6th, 2010

Portrait of Nicolas Carone by Christian Carone

“With the figure, anything is possible”: Nicolas Carone, 1917-2010

After he retired from teaching his work gained an astonishing new energy and momentum.

Friday, June 18th, 2010


The Grace of Silence: Louise Bourgeois, 1911-2010

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

Friday, June 18th, 2010


The Minimalist Medici: Count Giuseppe Panza di Biumo, 1923-2010

A grateful artist recalls the transformative visits of the legendary Italian collector

Tuesday, May 4th, 2010

Avigdor Arikha, Summer Day, Indoors, 1991.  Oil on canvas, 57-1/2 x 25-1/2 inches.  Private Collection, Courtesy of Marlborough Gallery.

A light touch forged in darkness: Avigdor Arikha, 1929-2010

Quiet work belies its passionate author.

Saturday, April 3rd, 2010

Victor Pesce, Studio, 2010. Oil on canvas, 24 x 30 inches. Courtesy of Elizabeth Harris Gallery

Tribute to Victor Pesce, 1938-2010

Victor Pesce: Selections, 1978-2010, on view at Elizabeth Harris Gallery

Monday, February 1st, 2010


Claire Weiss (1966-2010)

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…

Sunday, November 1st, 2009

Montserrat Caballé, 1995. Oil on linen, 84 x 72 inches. Courtesy the Artist and Fischbach Gallery

Carl Plansky (1951-2009)

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…