Friday, June 29, 2012

Ivan Karp, RIP

Gallerist and tireless promoter of Pop Art (once on the Tonight Show, no less) Ivan Karp was found dead in his home yesterday, at the age of 86. Karp was a dealer at Martha Jackson Gallery, the associate director of Leo Castelli Gallery and the director of O.K. Harris. He reportedly died peacefully, in his sleep.

His NYT obituaries can be read here.

UPDATE: A personal remembrance at can be read here.

Below he is pictured with Castelli and Warhol, and with a Duane Hansen sculpture in 1975.

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