A. R. Penck, the German painter, printmaker, sculptor, and jazz drummer has died age 77.
IM Pei the Chinese-American architect is 100 today. Born, Leoh Ming Pei on the 26 April 1917 in Guangzhou, China, he moved to the US to study architecture
Glenn O’Brien, the NY art writer and style guru has died age 70.
James Rosenquist, a first wave pioneer of Pop Art has died in New York. He was 83.
The Royal Academy of Arts has announced the election of the internationally renowned architect Sir David Adjaye and artist Gilbert & George as new Royal Academicians.
Gustav Metzger, (1926–2017) creator of “auto-destructive art,” has died in London age ninety.
The selection of Rotterdam-based Office for Metropolitan Architecture (OMA) as the Manifesta 12 team for urban studies in Palermo, Sicily, has been followed up by the appointment of an international, interdisciplinary team of four creative mediators.
The artist Jannis Kounellis, who was best known for his association with the Arte Povera movement has died in Rome, aged 80. Born in Piraeus, Greece in 1936, favourite the age of 20 he moved to Rome and studied at the Academy of Fine Arts, where he continued to live and work. His first solo exhibition in 1960 at La Tartaruga gallery exhibited 12 live horses. The work was recently recreated by New York’s Gavin Brown’s Enterprise in June 2015.