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  1. obituary
    Phyllis Kind, Powerhouse Gallerist, 1933–2018Phyllis Kind, art-dealer extraordinaire, changed my life. Twice.
  2. rip
    Anthony Bourdain Has DiedThe reported cause was suicide.
  3. rip
    Anthony Bourdain Has DiedThe reported cause was suicide.
  4. rip
    Anthony Bourdain Has DiedThe reported cause was suicide.
  5. Tom Wolfe, Pioneer of New York and New Journalism, Dies at 88In a city of people who wear black, the man in the white suit.
  6. obituary
    Tom Wolfe, New York and New Journalism Legend, Dies at 88In a city of people who wear black, the man in the white suit.
  7. reread
    Remembering New York’s Great Illustrator Robert GrossmanA celebration of one of our early contributors.
  8. Kissing Cynthia Heimel Good-byeRemembering the humorous writer.
  9. tribute
    A Tribute to Maura B. Jacobson, New York’s Great Crossword ConstructorShe died last week at 91.
  10. obits
    Fashion Photographer Gösta Peterson Dies at Age 94His daring, electric photographs pioneered an informal approach to fashion editorials in the 1960s and ‘70s.
  11. obits
    Remembering French Actress Jeanne Moreau, Bohemian Style IconThe 89-year-old actress died on Monday in Paris.
  12. Remembering Our Colleague S. Jhoanna RobledoA tough reporter and a lovely person, gone way, way too soon.
  13. obituary
    Tom Wolfe on Marie Cosindas, an Artist Who Created Something Completely NewA photographer who worked as no one else did.
  14. reproductive rights
    Norma McCorvey, Jane Roe of Roe v. Wade, Dies at Age 69McCorvey was the plaintiff in the landmark case that made abortion a constitutional right.
  15. debbie reynolds
    Hollywood Icon Debbie Reynolds Dead at 84The entertainment legend died after suffering a stroke.
  16. obituaries
    Legendary Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher Dead at 60She suffered a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles Friday.
  17. obituary
    Legendary Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher Dead at 60She had suffered a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles Friday.
  18. r.i.p.
    Legendary Singer Sharon Jones, 60, Has DiedThe Dap-Kings front woman had pancreatic cancer.
  19. obituary
    Legendary Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen Dead at 82“We have lost one of music’s most revered and prolific visionaries.”
  20. obituary
    Remembering Director Curtis Hanson, Dead at 71The 8 Mile and L.A. Confidential director died on September 20, at 71. 
  21. obits
    British Comedy Actress and Writer Caroline Aherne Dead at 52She was best known for her starring turns in Mrs Merton and The Royle Family.
  22. bill cunningham
    Bill Cunningham: The Photographer of Modern LifeNew York and the world are a lesser place without him.
  23. none of the above
    Obituary Is Brutally Honest About Election 2016“Faced with the prospect of voting for either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton, Mary Anne Noland of Richmond chose, instead, to pass into the eternal love of God … “
  24. obits
    Actress Patty Duke Dead at 69A representative confirmed her death.
  25. legacies
    Garry Shandling Was One of American Television’s Greatest ArtistsHe made the kind of comedy you could barely stand to look at, and couldn’t look away from.
  26. High Times Lawyer Michael Kennedy Dead at 78Kennedy “loved giving the finger to the establishment.” 
  27. On Pierre Boulez (1925–2016)The great, difficult French conductor-composer has died at 90.
  28. Obituary
    Sasha Petraske’s Influence on BartendingThe bar proprietor, who found unexpected fame after opening Milk & Honey, died last week.
  29. in memoriam
    Mary Ellen Mark Was a Master of the UnexpectedThe legendary photographer died Monday at age 75.
  30. Farewells
    Restaurant Posts Somber ‘Obituary’ After Upstairs Neighbor Kills the“Cause of death: The HMO owner who did not fix a leak.”
  31. obituary
    Ruth Benerito, an Inventor of Wrinkle-Free Cotton, Dies at 97You have Ruth Benerito to thank for all the ironing you don’t do.
  32. obituary
    A Celebration of Esther Williams, Hollywood’s MermaidDied today at age 91. See her greatest hits.
  33. photobituary
    Margaret Thatcher: A Life in PicturesDancing with Reagan, riding in a tank.
  34. obituary
    An Ode to Phyllis Diller, the First Female Comic to Joke Like a ManIn an age of June Cleavers, she was the first serious female stand-up.
  35. r.i.p.
    Helen Gurley Brown, 1922–2012, Went EverywhereThe longtime editor of Cosmopolitan died this morning at 90.
  36. obituary
    Jerry Saltz on Franz West, 1947–2012“An elephantine influence.”
  37. Nora Ephron, 1941-2012She was the ultimate Nora Ephron character.
  38. On Adrienne Rich, 1929–2012“I have nothing but myself / to go by.”
  39. hilton kramer
    Deborah Solomon on the Cuddly Side of Hilton Kramer (1928-2012)Beyond the truculent public face, a charming mentor.
  40. art
    Jerry Saltz: On Helen Frankenthaler, 1928–2011“There was picture-making, pure and simple. And beauty. Lots of it.” –
  41. requiem
    One Last Thing: The Final Frontier of Steve JobsJobs’s legacy was built on imagination and invention. Death offers neither. But we still have his artifacts.
  42. Mediavore
    Discount Liquor Store Magnate Joseph V. Canal Dies; Starbucks Is Coming to anPlus: Frat boys are going gourmet; and Ivory Coast’s cocoa board orders exports to resume, all in our morning news roundup.
  43. Obituary
    Philly Loses a Beer Icon“Bruce really helped push the boundaries of beer culture in Philadelphia.”
  44. daniel schorr
    Daniel Schorr, Nixon’s ‘Real Media Enemy’The legendary journalist died today at age 93.