The Berlin based gallery Sprüth Magers announced the death of artist Robert Irwin today, 27 October 2023.
“Monika Sprüth and Philomene Magers, together with the entire gallery team, deeply mourn the loss of Robert Irwin (1928–2023), not only one of the greatest artists and thinkers of the twentieth and twenty-first centuries but also a mentor to generations of artists and a genuinely thoughtful human being. We extend our condolences to his wife, Adele, his daughter, Anna Grace, and to the dedicated studio family whom he worked with for so many years.
From the late 1950s until this year—still working well into his 90s—Irwin explored the ways in which our perceptions are inflected by our surroundings, as well as our expectations of how light, color and space interact. Through paintings, drawings, sculptures, installations and environmental designs, he asked us to …
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Image above: Robert Irwin, Photo: Courtesy Pace Gallery