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Rene Ricard

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Obituaries

Obituary: Rene Ricard

The artist, critic and bon vivant was credited with propelling Jean-Michel Basquiat to fame

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Police

News from the States: Police disperse rabid intellectuals while René Ricard mixes with the Amish

Serious over-crowding at Deitch gallery causes policemen to break up event organised by Black Magick witch

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Gagosian Gallery

Art world news: Gagosian’s smooth dealings, Norton's $6 tantrum, and the new Roman takeover

Meanwhile, Ricard tries his hand at larceny while Blum's Judd masterpiece makes bank