Barbara Gladstone Died At The Age Of 89, Cause Of Death, An Art Dealer


Barbara Gladstone died at the age of 89 in Paris on Sunday and the cause of death was Transient Ischemic Attack (TIA) whose symptoms are similar to those of a stroke. Ms Gladstone, who was on a working trip to Paris, lived in Manhattan. She was an art dealer whose eye for spotting talent and knack for nurturing. That helped her to build one of the largest and most influential contemporary art galleries In New York.

She has represented more than 70 artists and estates, Keith Haring, Elizabeth Murray, Americans and Rauschenberg. An annoying video and the installation artist Matthew Barney, a very important figure of the Italian Arte Povera including Alighiero Boetti and Mario Merz. The pioneer Richard Prince of photographic appropriation and the shy realist painter Robert Prince, Shirin Neshat the Iranian American film-maker and photographer.

Why does she select these different types of artists together, she had an interest in them for a long time personally and she is very focused on her work. “Barbara was a romantic,” Mr. Barney said in a phone interview. In 1991 he recalled the trust Barbara showed him when he was preparing their first show together, which gave their career boost.

Matthew Barney said somewhere “We made a video within the gallery and ended up having to shoot through the night because we weren’t very organized.” “Barbara gave me the keys and said, ‘Make sure you lock up when you leave.’”

They both occupied the two large exhibition spaces in Manhattan in the Chelsea Arts District and on the Upper East Side. In Seoul and Los Angeles, Barbara Gladstone opened the branches of her gallery in the last few years.

Ms. Gladstone said in an interview with the journalist Charlotte Burns “I think with a mega-gallery, there has to be such a division of labour that whoever’s gallery it is can’t possibly be talking to all of the artists. That’s impossible.” “I’m talking to the artists. That’s what I want to do.”

Family Of Barbara Gladstone

Barbara Gladstone had two marriages one with Leonard Gladstone and the second with Elliot Regen. She divorced Leonard Gladstone in the 1970s and started her career as a collector. She had three sons named Stuart Regen and was born on 15 March 1959 in New York City, New York, USA. Richard Regen and David Regen.

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