22 August 2013

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Stephen Antonakos Pioneering Greek American Neon Artist Dies Age 87

The Greek/American sculptor Stephen Antonakos whose pioneering neon work is held by MoMa the Whitney and the Guggenheim museums has died in New York. He was 87. Antonakos’s work with neon since 1960 has lent the medium new perceptual and formal meanings. His use of spare, complete and incomplete geometric forms has ranged from direct […]

21 October 2012

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Michael Asher Influential Installation Artist Dies In Los Angeles

For the last 40 years, Michael Asher challenged the logic of architectural structures in galleries and museums,  Born in Los Angeles, California, Asher was the son of gallerist Betty Asher and Dr. Leonard Asher. He studied at the University of California in Irvine,where he received his bachelor’s degree in fine arts in 1966. He was […]