19 January 2018


Ed Moses Pioneer West Coast Abstract Painter Dies Age 91

ED MOSES the pioneering West Coast artist has died age 91.

19 September 2016


Hassan Sharif Grand Master of Emirati Contemporary Art Dies Age 65

Hassan Sharif (1951 – 2016) was arguably the best known Emirati artist. He lived and worked in Dubai, United Arab Emirates after studying in London at Byam Shaw School of Art (today part of Central Saint Martins) . His work is internationally respected and represented in major public collections, such as Sharjah Art Foundation in UAE, Mathaf: Arab Museum of Modern Art in Qatar, Centre Georges […]

11 December 2014


Artist Edna Hibel Celebrated For Her Sentimental Paintings Of Children Dies

The popular Boston (USA) Artist Edna Hibel known for her sentimental paintings of children has died in Palm Beach Florida age 97. Hibel painted in a style which payed homage to Mary Cassatt, the American Impressionist 1844-1926. Her work was always a bit out of step to be considered ‘modern’ and bordered on the kitsch, […]

28 December 2012


Contemporary Artists, Critics and Industry Insiders Who Have Died In 2012

In Memoriam: 2012 has been a devastating year by virtue of the numbers of truly remarkable artists, critics, curators, gallerists and industry insiders that we have lost along the way. In what has otherwise been one of the most inspiring years in the history of Art and Design, ArtLyst salutes the many who have left […]

4 August 2012


Karl Benjamin West Coast Geometric Abstractionist Dies

Karl Benjamin the west coast painter noted for his hard-edge geometric abstractions has died ,age 86 Benjamin established a national reputation in 1959 as one of Los Angeles best known abstractionists. After retiring from a teaching career he was a professor and artist-in-residence at Pomona College from 1979 to 1994. His work fell out of […]

11 November 2011


Controversial Australian Artist David Boyd Dies

David Boyd, the artist who courted controversy with his works depicting the suffering of Australia’s indigenous peoples, has died in Sydney at 87 Award-winning Australian artist David Boyd, and brother to famous landscape artist Arthur Boyd, has died in Sydney aged 87. A painter and ceramicist, Boyd  was awarded an OAM for his services to […]

10 April 2011


John McCracken American Artist Dies

John McCracken, one of the the most challenging California artists  from the 1960’s has died in New York, he was 76. McCracken was known for his fusion of painting with geometric sculpture and  embodied an aesthetic style distinct of postwar Los Angeles. McCracken was born 9 December 1934, in Berkeley and studied at the  California […]