Daily Archives: November 18, 2008

In Memory of Grace Hartigan

Grace Hartigan died on Saturday the 15th of November, at the age of 86.  The New York Times released an obituary, with highlights of her life and career. Hartigan is an artist I admire for her bravery as well as her talent.  Imagine being reduced to tears by the likes of Willem de Kooning, and having the courage to continue! Is there anything more disheartening than dismissal? Thank you Grace, for not buckling when encountering an art-world bully, and thank you for giving us all the gift of your art. 

 

Untitled / (c) Grace Hartigan 

 

 

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