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Jerry Saltz Artspace and Gallerist Publish Tributes to Hudson of Feature Inc

 

By WM FEB. 15, 2014

Jerry Saltz pens a moving tribute to Hudson from Feature Inc. who tragically passed away last week at the age of 63. Artspace also published a moving article about Hudson by Noelle Bodick.

LINKS:

Vulture: Seeing Out Loud: Remembering Feature Gallery’s Hudson By Jerry Saltz:
Hudson — the founder of the Feature Inc. gallery, who went by one name — was one of the greatest of his generation, a generation that was rich in art-dealer talent. Feature opened on April Fool's Day 1984 with a show of work by Richard Prince, and was eventually among the first to exhibit the art of Takashi Murakami, Raymond Pettibon, Tom Friedman, Charles Ray, B. Wurtz, Judy Linn, Richard Kern, Lisa Beck, Tom of Finland, and many others.

Artspace: The Art World Remembers Hudson, Feature Inc.'s Visionary Dealer By Noelle Bodick:
Hudson, the renowned fixture of the downtown art world who turned Feature Inc. into one of New York's most distinctive platforms for artists, was a dealer who pitched his operation in the grasses of left field, unpretentiously championing artists—like Tom of Finland and the anonymous Tantric painters—that less acute sensibilities overlooked. 

Whitehot Magazine: Hudson of Feature Inc. Gallery Dies at 63 By Sam Trioli:
Robert Kennedy once said, “Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others…he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope.”On Sunday the art world lost one of its finest leaders. Hudson, the owner and founder of the gallery Feature Inc., passed away of natural causes at the age of 63.

Gallerist:
http://galleristny.com/2014/02/hudson-dealer-and-mentor-has-died-at-63


 

 

 


 

 

WM

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