Sigmar Polke, RIP

Charlie Finch from on the passing of art giant Sigmar Polk.
...Polke died yesterday and, as the old vaudeville line went, how could they tell? How could they tell that an artist so consumed in the transparency of spirit and the lightness of being didn't in fact die, but simply moved to another creative (and created) plane. For this was the essence of Polke, a cosmic joker with a feathery touch, always climbing higher, as on the giant ladder he installed in the Brooklyn show two decades ago.
Charlie Finch

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