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, December 24th, 2013

Charles Cajori, 1921-2013

Intimist Glow, Expansive Gestures: Charles Cajori (1921-2013)


with a reminiscence of his teaching contribution by STEPHEN ELLIS

Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Arthur Danto (1924-2013). Picture credit to follow

A Perfect Friendship: Remembering Arthur Danto


Arthur Danto (1924-2013)

Tuesday, October 8th, 2013

Ellen Lanyon, Fisch, 2009. Acrylic on canvas, 36 x 36 inches. Courtesy of Pavel Zoubok Gallery

Ellen Lanyon: 1926 – 2013


In tribute to an indomitable spirit, an artist of great integrity and a force for good

Friday, September 6th, 2013

Stephen Antonakos, The Transfiguration, 1989. Mixed media with gold leaf and neon, 30 x 24 inches. Courtesy of Lori Bookstein Fine Art

Transcendent and Aspirational: Stephen Antonakos, 1926-2013


A tribute to this subtle master of neon

Saturday, May 4th, 2013

Jene Highstein, Flora, 2011. Hand hammered stainless steel, ed. 3, 156 x 15 x 14 inches. Photo: Ross Willows. Courtesy of Art Omi

A Rebellious Sensuality: Jene Highstein, 1942 – 2013


with an additional comment by sculptor Alain Kirili

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

Luca Del Baldo, Thomas McEvilley - The Visionary Academy of Ocular Mentality, 2010. Oil on Belgian linen, 40 x 30 cm. Collection of Thomas McEvilley. Courtesy of the Artist.

Fearless and Philosophical, Subtle and Inquisitive: Thomas McEvilley, 1939-2013


The Sanskrit scholar who took on MoMA

Monday, October 15th, 2012

Hugh Gourley with the author's Doberman Pinscher, Mookie. Courtesy of Daphne Cumming

The Nobleman: Hugh Gourley, fabled curator, transformed Colby College Museum of Art into Maine showcase


Hugh J. Gourley III, 1931-2012

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