Sam Gilliam, the prolific painter best known for his monumental draped paintings, has died at the age of 88. The news was announced today by Pace Gallery and David Kordansky Gallery, who had represented the artist previously. The cause of death was identified as related to kidney failure.
AT THE ENTRANCE to my lab’s clean room, I catch a glimpse of myself in the mirror: I look like a clown. I’m drowning in a disposable coverall that hangs off of me in droopy folds, and my size 7½ feet are swallowed up by the smallest rubber boots the lab had on hand—a men’s size 12. The thick mass of curls framing my face only accentuates the caricature.
It’s good to be the King.
LeBron James is now the first active NBA player to build a net worth of $1 billion.
The Los Angeles Lakers star, four-time NBA champion and the league’s No. 2 career scorer, raked in $121.2 million from May 2021 to May 2022 in on-court salary and off-court earnings, according to Forbes.