As the earth completes another trip around the sun, Artnet News invites you to pause and remember those we lost in the art world in 2022.
The list below is arranged according to the date the obituary was published. The full headlines link to Artnet News coverage, the listed names and professions direct to stories published by other news outlets.
Corky Lee in the documentary film .
Alicia Cardenas, artist
Carmen Herrera in her studio, 2015. Photo: Jason Schmidt. © Carmen Herrera, courtesy Lisson Gallery.
Budi Tek. Photo courtesy of the Yuz Museum.
Hermann Nitsch, 20th painting action (1987). ©Hermann Nitsch. Photo by Heinz Cibulka.
Samella Lewis. Photo: courtesy of the College Art Association.
Artist Sam Gilliam photographed on June 22, 2016 in Washington, D.C. Photo: Marvin Joseph/ via Getty Images.
Claes Oldenburg. Photo: Brill/ullstein bild via Getty Images.
Portrait of Charlie Finch. Photo: © 2010 Timothy Greenfield-Sanders. Courtesy of the photographer.
Taro Shinoda. Photo: courtesy of Misa Shin Gallery, Tokyo.
Taro Shinoda, artist
Peter Schjeldahl at the 2011 New Yorker Festival. Photo: Neilson Barnard/Getty Images for .
Ashley Bickerton. Photo: courtesy of Bickerton Studio.
Maya Picasso in front of her portrait, in Paris, France on October 15, 1996. Photo: Alain Benainous / Gamma-Rapho via Getty Images.