Thursday, May 20, 2010

Annals of Conceptual Art

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New York Times  Art & Design section, morning of Thursday, May 20, 2010—

Arakawa, Whose Art Tried to Halt Aging, Dies at 73

Published: May 19, 2010

Arakawa, a Japanese-born conceptual artist and designer, who with his wife, Madeline Gins, explored ideas about mortality by creating buildings meant to stop aging and preclude death, died Tuesday in Manhattan. He was 73.

He had been hospitalized for a week, said Ms. Gins, who declined to give the cause of death.

Perhaps it was white space—


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