Carl Gaertner: The Brilliant Work of The Cleveland School’s Most Quietly Radical Artist

In November 1952, Cleveland’s then most famous artist complained of a headache after teaching a class at the Cleveland Institute of Art. He went home to Willoughby, and immediately died of a cerebral hemorrhage. With him died any explanation of what he was striving to achieve in his work. Consistently affable yet non-committal in public, that artist never revealed his […]

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