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Longtime AMNH Diorama Painter Dies at 98

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If you have ever been to the American Museum of Natural History in New York, you’ve seen the work of Fred Scherer. A major contributor to the painted backdrops of over a dozen dioramas throughout… More ›

RIP Chelsea Dealer Daniel Reich, 1975-2012

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The family of former gallerist Daniel Reich, whose namesake gallery on West 23rd Street grew out of an alternative art space that he launched in his apartment during the months following the September… More ›

Great Minimalist Richard Artschwager Dies at 89

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The American artist Richard Artschwager, who blurred the lines between minimalism, conceptual art, and pop art, has died at 89 . The news was confirmed late Saturday afternoon by Gagosian Gallery,… More ›