artworldTributes
Saturday, November 14th, 2020
 
Installation view of works by Matt Freedman currently on view in Williamsburg in a pop-up group exhibition
This 2014 article on Matt Freedman is offered as tribute to the artist who died recently ...
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 ...
 

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015

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The Hungry Connoisseur: Claude Simard, 1956 to 2014


An artist’s eulogy for her dealer, co-founder of Jack Shainman Gallery

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Jane Wilson in front her painting, The Open Scene, 1960. Collection of The Museum of Modern Art. Photograph by John Jonas Gruen, May 1960.

“Looking for the Color Behind the Color”: Jane Wilson, 1924 to 2015


Wilson belongs to a tradition of transcendental American landscape

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

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“I Choose To Be Free”. Jake Berthot, 1939-2014


Touched by the sublime, his painting went beyond the sense of sight

Friday, December 12th, 2014

Jane Freilicher, My Cubism, 2004. Oil on linen, 25 x 25 inches. Courtesy Tibor de Nagy Gallery

“A button of color can make the world shake”: Jane Freilicher, 1924-2014


Jane Freilicher is my idea of an artist, writes Thomas Nozkowski

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Peter Hujar, Candy Darling on Her Deathbed, 1973. Vintage gelatin silver print. © 1987 The Peter Hujar Archive LLC; Courtesy Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York and Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco.

Candy Says: Remembering Two Artists and One Image


Looking back at the life of a muse, the work of a photographer.

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Jennifer Wynne Reeves ,Place (4-43), 1997. Oil on birch hardwood, 12 x 16 inches. Courtesy BravinLee programs

Bathed in Grace: The Life and Work of Jennifer Wynne Reeves


Reeves anthropomorphizes abstraction in an ultimately humane way

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

Edward Leffingwell, 1941-2014. Courtesy of Tom Leffingwell

Critic, Curator, Dandy: Edward Leffingwell, 1941 to 2014


A cosmopolitan of astringent, forthright wit, according to his friend, Lilly Wei

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Harun Farocki: 1944-2014

Harun Farocki: 1944-2014


A tribute to the influential and humane filmmaker, who died on July 30.

Monday, July 21st, 2014

David Shapiro at work. Courtesy of David Shapiro Studio

Disparate Forces Uniting As One: David Shapiro, 1944 to 2014


“Allostasis” or stability through change was a goal of his abstract paintings and prints

Monday, July 14th, 2014

On Kawara, Jan. 18. 1966, 1966. Liquitex acrylic on canvas. Courtesy of the artist.

On Kawara: January 2, 1933 – June 27, 2014


On Kawara: January 2, 1933 – June, 2014