Obituary

‘I saw how the different pop artists were working, and how they allowed new ideas to arise. So, I said to myself: Why don’t poets do that?’

By Frieze News Desk

The singer committed her life to defying a classical music industry that was not only deeply critical of women’s bodies, but also sceptical of black talent

By Kira Thurman

Finding solace in the joy and eroticism of the late Lebanese artist’s work

By Kaelen Wilson-Goldie

Designers Experimental Jetset, Kellenberger–White, Fraser Muggeridge and historian Emily King on the enduring influence of the Dutch design legend

A tribute to the photographer, from the ‘sucker punch’ of ‘The Americans’ (1958), to his later work ‘howling with anguish, frustration and ennui’

By Chris Wiley

The Swiss photographer, who died this week, is remembered for his candid pictures of ordinary people

For the artist, critic and teacher, who died last week at the age of 67, every ordinary thing held meaning in disguise

By Jörg Heiser

 ‘We have lost one of the best and greatest of us,’ Keene writes. ‘She helped us to see and become ourselves, to put pen to paper and language to our lives.’

By John Keene

The only woman affiliated with the Arte Povera movement resisted machines, definitions and permanence

By Hans Ulrich Obrist

The late art historian and activist inspired generations of young artists and writers to better teach themselves 

By Thomas J. Lax

The artist, curator, educator and writer, who died on 30 June, was committed to supporting South Africa’s younger artists

By Sean O'Toole

Gilda Williams pays tribute to the American painter, ‘an artist exalting in unruly triumph’

By Gilda Williams