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Barbara Rose (1936-2020)

Deborah Solomon   /  Source:  The New York Times
05/01/2021


She wrote a celebrated college textbook, but, extending her reach beyond academia, she preferred exploring the unfolding art of the present.

Barbara Rose, the influential art historian and critic who began her career as a champion of Minimalism and wrote about culture with an authority informed by her close friendships with two generations of artists in New York and abroad, died on Friday in Concord, N.H. She was 84.

Her death, in a hospice, was confirmed by her husband, Richard Du Boff, who said that she had had breast cancer for a decade...

The New York Times:  Barbara Rose, Critic and Historian of Modern Art, Dies at 84



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