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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, April 19th, 2011

Gabriel Laderman, The House of Death and Life, 1984-85 [detail]. Oil on cnavas, 93 x 135 inches. Courtesy of the Laderman Estate, photo by James Dee.

Rooted in Lived Experience: Gabriel Laderman


He argued for perceptual representation that engaged with larger traditions.

Sunday, April 17th, 2011

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


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

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

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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

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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…