Farewell to “Cloudsmith” Artist Geoffrey Hendricks

Best known for sky imagery in his paintings, objects, installations, and performance pieces, “cloudsmith” artist (and teacher at Rutgers University for 47 years) Geoffrey Hendricks passed away at 86 years old. A major part of the avant-garde Fluxus movement of the ’60s—a genre which was experimental and helped to open up conversations surrounding the “meaning” of art—Hendricks was a significant part of the New York …

The Artists that Defined the 1960s

The latest installment of Artsy’s decade-defining series focuses on the 1960s, the period of time in which the likes of Andy Warhol, Donald Judd, Dan Flavin, John Cage and others came to dominate the art world, meanwhile cementing New York as its epicenter. While Warhol’s bright Pop Art works caught international attention—introducing the scene to those not familiar with fine art—movements like Minimalism, Fluxus and …