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Obituary

  1. remembrance
    The Glorious RBGI learned, while writing about her, that her precision disguised her warmth.
  2. tribute
    Gail Sheehy Never Stopped ReportingA memorial tribute to one of New York’s most daring writers.
  3. tribute
    Pete Hamill Was One of Us, Only Better at ItThe peerless observer of New York life died yesterday at 85.
  4. remembrance
    A Rolling Tribute to New York’s John HomansWe’ll be republishing this page frequently, as his colleagues join in remembering him.
  5. obituary
    Kelly Preston Dies at 57 After Struggle With Breast CancerThe ‘Jerry Maguire’ actress was married to John Travolta for 28 years.
  6. legacies
    Christo Made Us Feel the Awe-Inspiring Impermanence of Human AchievementSome scoff at these works as mere spectacle. They are spectacle. But that isn’t nothing.
  7. obituary
    On Larry Kramer, The Normal Heart, and Playwriting As Screed“I had internalized that meat-ax political drama was a synonym for ‘clumsy.’ But it dismantled all my craft preconceptions.”
  8. a-wop-bop-a-loo-bop
    Little Richard Put Wild Sex Into the Top 40 for GoodThe self-described king and queen of rock and roll died today at 87.
  9. obit
    There Was One Great Role Brian Dennehy Never Got to PlayRobert Falls talked about the great American actor, who died on Wednesday at 81.
  10. obituary
    What Elizabeth Wurtzel Was Really LikeMy friend Elizabeth Wurtzel was everything we weren’t supposed to be.
  11. obituary
    Remembering Elizabeth Wurtzel, a Proudly Difficult Person“She had a tiny nuclear reactor where the rest of us have a breastbone.”
  12. obits
    Danny Aiello, Do the Right Thing and Moonstruck Actor, Dead at 86“The world has lost one of its greatest actors who also happened to be a wonderful human being.”
  13. obituary
    On John SimonConsidering the longtime New York critic, who died yesterday at 94.
  14. remembrances
    The Trailblazing Power of Diahann CarrollA celebration of the Dynasty star, her indelible six-decade career, and the ‘70s rom-com Claudine.
  15. obituary
    Robert Frank, 1924–2019: The Rage and the BenevolenceA remembrance by Frank’s biographer, including an excerpt from his book.
  16. appreciations
    Frank Rich: Hal Prince Directed the Greatest Musical Production I Ever SawAnd, Frank Rich recalls, there was a lot more greatness where that came from.
  17. obits
    Rip Torn Has Died at Age 88The actor passed away at his home in Connecticut.
  18. obituary
    Phyllis Kind, Powerhouse Gallerist, 1933–2018Phyllis Kind, art-dealer extraordinaire, changed my life. Twice.
  19. rip
    Anthony Bourdain Has DiedThe reported cause was suicide.
  20. 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.
  21. reread
    Remembering New York’s Great Illustrator Robert GrossmanA celebration of one of our early contributors.
  22. Kissing Cynthia Heimel Good-byeRemembering the humorous writer.
  23. obits
    Fashion Photographer Gösta Peterson Dies at Age 94His daring, electric photographs pioneered an informal approach to fashion editorials in the 1960s and ‘70s.
  24. obits
    Remembering French Actress Jeanne Moreau, Bohemian Style IconThe 89-year-old actress died on Monday in Paris.
  25. Remembering Our Colleague S. Jhoanna RobledoA tough reporter and a lovely person, gone way, way too soon.
  26. obituary
    Tom Wolfe on Marie Cosindas, an Artist Who Created Something Completely NewA photographer who worked as no one else did.
  27. 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.
  28. debbie reynolds
    Hollywood Icon Debbie Reynolds Dead at 84The entertainment legend died after suffering a stroke.
  29. obituary
    Legendary Star Wars Actress Carrie Fisher Dead at 60She had suffered a heart attack on a flight from London to Los Angeles Friday.
  30. obituary
    Legendary Singer-Songwriter Leonard Cohen Dead at 82“We have lost one of music’s most revered and prolific visionaries.”
  31. obituary
    Remembering Director Curtis Hanson, Dead at 71The 8 Mile and L.A. Confidential director died on September 20, at 71. 
  32. 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.
  33. bill cunningham
    Bill Cunningham: The Photographer of Modern LifeNew York and the world are a lesser place without him.
  34. 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 … “
  35. obits
    Actress Patty Duke Dead at 69A representative confirmed her death.
  36. 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.
  37. High Times Lawyer Michael Kennedy Dead at 78Kennedy “loved giving the finger to the establishment.” 
  38. On Pierre Boulez (1925–2016)The great, difficult French conductor-composer has died at 90.
  39. obituary
    The Crazies’s Will MacMillan Dies at 71He is survived by his wife and four children.
  40. setsuko hara
    Setsuko Hara, Japanese Screen Legend, Dies at 95Hara was best known for her performance in Yasujiro Ozu’s Tokyo Story.
  41. obituary
    Kyle Jean-Baptiste, History-Making Actor of Les Miz, Dies in a FallHe was the first black actor to portray Jean Valjean on Broadway.
  42. Obituary
    Sasha Petraske’s Influence on BartendingThe bar proprietor, who found unexpected fame after opening Milk & Honey, died last week.
  43. obituary
    David Edelstein on Christopher Lee: ‘The Last Living Horror Icon’A career spent embodying the “alien other.”
  44. in memoriam
    Mary Ellen Mark Was a Master of the UnexpectedThe legendary photographer died Monday at age 75.
  45. obituary
    Michael Blake, Oscar-Winning Writer of Dances With Wolves, Dies at 69The book sold 3.5 million copies, and the film won seven Oscars.
  46. Farewells
    Restaurant Posts Somber ‘Obituary’ After Upstairs Neighbor Kills the“Cause of death: The HMO owner who did not fix a leak.”
  47. 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.
  48. obituary
    A Celebration of Esther Williams, Hollywood’s MermaidDied today at age 91. See her greatest hits.
  49. r.i.p.
    Visual-Effects Legend Ray Harryhausen Dead at 92Known for his work on Mighty Joe Young, The 7th Voyage of Sinbad, and Jason and the Argonauts
  50. photobituary
    Margaret Thatcher: A Life in PicturesDancing with Reagan, riding in a tank.
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