Two Coats of Paint has recently learned of the death of Gordon Fraser, a talented artist and art blogger who penned The Blind Swimmer, of a heart attack after undergoing a series of treatments for colon cancer.
Siri Berg, 98, died April 8, 2020 in her home, in New York City. Born in 1921, in Stockholm, Sweden, Ms. Berg was an accomplished painter and artist of mixed-media who enjoyed a late-career renaissance in her final two decades. In recent years, her work was the subject of several […]
Written by Tom Recchio of The Provincetown Independent / An art historian, curator, scholar, and critic, April Kingsley of Wellfleet and Truro lived her life amidst art. “I wouldn’t go anyplace if there wasn’t art to see,” she once said. She explored American Abstract Expressionism, including the work of African-American and Greek-American painters, and contemporary craft art; she curated more than 75 major exhibitions in museums and galleries throughout the U.S.; and she published reviews, catalogues, and books at an astounding rate.
New York-based painter Cora Cohen died at a hospice in Brooklyn on June 22 at the age of 79. As Barry Schwabsky wrote in ArtForum International reviewing her 2022 exhibition at Morgan Presents, she was “one of the most underrated painters in New York.”
Robert Andriulli had an extensive exhibition record over the past 25 years, with numerous shows in Maine, Maryland, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware. Among awards he earned are Fellowship Grants from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1987 and the New Jersey State Council on the Arts in 1979 and 1985. He had residencies at Yaddo, Millay, Fine Arts Work Center in Provincetown, and Virginia Center for the Creative Arts in Sweet Briar.
William Graham Anthony died on December 24, 2022, of complications suffered after having rushed into a fire in his Westbeth apartment a week earlier.
At 4:18 PM on November 2, 2022, Carolyn Zick, the artist and renowned and pioneering art blogger, passed away at her home in New London, Connecticut.
Conrad Vogel grew up in Briarcliff Manor, New York, graduated from Sarah Lawrence in 1977, traveled in Italy, and then moved to New York City where he lived as an artist for more than forty years.
Mimi Chen Ting (1946-2022), was a Chinese-American painter, printmaker, and performance artist whose high-spirited practice fused Eastern and Western aesthetics. She was active in the artist communities of the Bay Area of San Francisco, CA, and Taos, NM.
Contributed by Russell Floersch / My dear friend, the artist Daniel Levine, died suddenly on January 20th of a heart-attack. Daniel was born in Brooklyn and left in 1977 to go to college at the University at Buffalo. In the late 1970s and early ’80s Buffalo was a welcoming environment for young artists, […]