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Obituary

Arthur Danto, 1924-2013

Philosopher and art critic Arthur C. Danto, who famously declared the end of art history, died from heart failure on Oct. 25 at the age of 89. A professor emeritus at New York's Columbia University

Allan Sekula, 1951-2013

Artist and critic Allan Sekula, known for his politically pointedphotographic projects, died Aug. 10 in Los Angeles fromgastric-esophageal cancer. He was 62, and he taught at the CaliforniaInstitute o…

Ben Lifson, 1941-2013

Benjamin M. (Ben) Lifson, critic, curator and photographer, died July 3 in Pittsburgh. He was 72. From 1977 to 1982, Lifson was the photography critic at New York's Village Voice, a position in which…

Thomas McEvilley, 1939-2013

McEvilley wrote numerous books on art and philosophy. Last year he published The Triumph of Anti-Art: Conceptual and Performance Art in the Formation of Post-Modernism (McPherson, 2012)…

Richard Artschwager, 1923-2013

Artschwager is best known for sculptures that meld aspects of Minimalism and Pop, for example the nearly cubic Description of Table (1964), a Formica-on-plywood construction on which areas of white…

Burhan Dogancay Has Died

A prolific artist who made around 4,000 paintings throughout his career, DoÄ?ançay was awarded the Medal of Appreciation in 1992 by the Ministry of Culture in Russia and the National Medal for the…

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