Obituary

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The artist, curator, educator and writer, who died on 30 June, was committed to supporting South Africa’s younger artists

BY Sean O'Toole | 09 JUL 19

Gilda Williams pays tribute to the American painter, ‘an artist exalting in unruly triumph’

BY Gilda Williams | 19 JUN 19

Remembering a poet who helped define a generation of American writers through his love of gossip, sex and art 

BY Andrew Durbin | 18 JUN 19

The artist is remembered for her sinister interpretations of pop culture

BY Frieze News Desk | 14 JUN 19

The artist who participated in various scenes from Abstract Expressionism to the Black Arts movement has passed away

BY Frieze News Desk | 07 JUN 19

The poet Kevin Killian remembers the artist’s ‘knowing, malicious but ultimately magical gaze’

BY Kevin Killian | 17 MAY 19

Varda (1928-2019) provided a blueprint for an experimental, politically-radical, idiosyncratically personal and wide-eyed humanist cinema

BY Sierra Pettengill | 02 APR 19

In further news: MoMA PS1 settles pregnancy discrimination case, Kochi-Muziris Biennale workers claim non-payment of fees 

BY Frieze News Desk | 29 MAR 19

The late pop maverick was influenced by sources as diverse as Jacques Brel, Swedish cinema and Sibelius

BY Dan Fox | 26 MAR 19

‘Wherever he is now, I know he is waiting for me. There is so much we did not have the time to address’

BY Simon Njami | 25 MAR 19

In style as well as substance, the late curator embodied a politics of inclusivity

BY Naomi Beckwith | 25 MAR 19

A tribute to the late curator and his belief in the primacy of documentation

BY Osei Bonsu | 19 MAR 19

A tribute to the late curator’s support of artists in South Africa and how his writing on them ‘revealed something of his acute sense for history’

BY Sean O'Toole | 18 MAR 19

A tribute to the Nigeria-born poet, critic and ‘most important curator of his generation’, who persistently bid us to open our eyes

BY Jörg Heiser | 15 MAR 19

‘To Carolee, drawing, like painting, was as visceral as breath,’ writes Emma McCormick-Goodhart

BY Emma McCormick-Goodhart | 15 MAR 19

Paying tribute to the legendary designer and his passion for books

BY Hans Ulrich Obrist | 01 MAR 19

A musician with a rare ability to write both great pop songs and deeply experimental and melancholy music

BY Juliet Jacques | 27 FEB 19

The iconic filmmaker’s influence was felt across the length and breadth of New York in the 1960s

Hiller’s discomfort towards dominant narratives made her look at all sorts of suppressed subjects, from outlaw cowgirls to protest songs

BY Barbara Casavecchia | 31 JAN 19

The director worked with prominent figures in New York’s avant garde, including Allen Ginsberg, Andy Warhol, John Lennon and Yoko Ono

BY Frieze News Desk | 24 JAN 19