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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 ...
 

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

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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

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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

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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…

Thursday, October 1st, 2009

Photograph of Hyman Bloom by the author, 2008

Hyman Bloom (1913- 2009)


Bloom had inherited a blend of mysticism and harsh realism, reminiscent of Isaac Bashevis Singer.

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

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Konrad Oberhuber (1935-2007)


Konrad was a profound scholar of Raphael, and widely acknowledged as such. He was in addition ‘athletic’ in his appetite for understanding and interpretation, that crossed time and geography. He was therefore both wide and deep.