Sam Gilliam, who profoundly reshaped the idea of painting by liberating the canvas from the frame and painting in three dimensions, died of kidney disease at his home in Washington, DC, June 26 at the
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The heirs of a French banker have filed a lawsuit to recover an 18th-century Dutch painting that had been consigned for sale at Christie’s and was looted during World War II. A hearing in response to the suit is scheduled to take place on June 29 in a Parisian judicial court. The painting at the
Artist Sam Gilliam passed away on Saturday, June 25 at age 88. Throughout his seven-decade career, Gilliam reinvented and continuously reshaped abstract painting and sculpture. Incorporating rich constellations of forms, textures, and materials to forge inventive compositions, his work has exerted a profound influence on subsequent generations of artists.
Eight men were convicted for stealing a Banksy piece in a French court last week, the National reported. The piece was a painted figure on the door of the Batalcan concert hall in Paris that memorialized those who lost their lives at the club in a 2015 attack. In 2019, the door was stolen by