All posts in death

A Night Less Starry- The Auction of Van Gogh’s Gun

On June 9th, 2019, the rusted husk of a 7mm Lefaucheux revolver will go up for auction. This weathered skeleton sat untouched and unseen in a field in the French village of Auvers-sur-Oise for approximately seven decades, from the 1890s to the 1960s, only being plucked from its home in the soil when a farmer […]

Sculptor Robert Morris dies at age 87

Robert Morris, sculptor and minimalist pioneer, has died this week at the age of 87. He made a name for himself through controversial artworks and performance pieces. Often branded as a minimalist, he never felt he needed to stick to one artistic movement.   Born in 1931 in Kansas City, Morris would attend the Kansas […]