Nachruf

For the artist, critic and teacher, who died last week at the age of 67, every ordinary thing held meaning in disguise

By Jörg Heiser

 ‘We have lost one of the best and greatest of us,’ Keene writes. ‘She helped us to see and become ourselves, to put pen to paper and language to our lives.’

By John Keene

The only woman affiliated with the Arte Povera movement resisted machines, definitions and permanence

By Hans Ulrich Obrist

The late art historian and activist inspired generations of young artists and writers to better teach themselves 

By Thomas J. Lax

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

By Sean O'Toole

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

By Gilda Williams

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

By Andrew Durbin

The artist is remembered for her sinister interpretations of pop culture

By Frieze News Desk

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

By Frieze News Desk

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

By Kevin Killian

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

By Sierra Pettengill

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

By Frieze News Desk