Carl Andre died last week at the age of 88. He is survived by his wife, the artist Melissa L. Kretschmer, and his sister, according to a post by Paula Cooper Gallery, which has represented the artist since 1964. The gallery will continue to support scholarship on Andre’s work and is currently preparing a catalogue raisonné of his sculptures.
Andre’s career as an artist was overshadowed by his involvement in the death of Ana Mendieta, a Cuban American artist who was, for less than a year, Andre’s third wife. When he called 911 after Mendieta’s body plummeted from the window of their 34th floor apartment on
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