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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 ...
 

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!”

Thursday, January 26th, 2012

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.

Thursday, December 29th, 2011

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

Tuesday, November 15th, 2011

Pat Passlof in her studio on Manhattan's Lower East Side. (c) Alice Sebrell

Pat Passlof, 1928-2011


Memorial Celebration at College of Staten Island this Sunday, November 18

Sunday, November 13th, 2011

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A Disciple of Baudelaire: Joachim Neugroschel, 1938-2011


Translator, poet and lively figure in the New York art scene

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

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Maven of Watercolor: Susan Shatter, 1943–2011


Memorial set for October 5 at the Century Association