Boris Lurie, photo by Naomi T. Salmon
NO!art goes on!
BORIS LURIE: Born July 18, 1924, in Leningrad, Russia. Together with his parents he moved to Riga in 1925/26. Captured by the Germans 1941 and suffered in the ghettos and concentration-camps of Riga, Salapils, Stutthof and Buchenwald-Magdeburg in Germany. Emigration to USA in 1946. Lived in Paris from 1954 to 1955. Founded together with Sam Goodman and Stanley Fisher the NO!art movement in 1959 at March gallery in the Tenth Street in New York. Since 1978 he collaborates with Dietmar Kirves for continuation the NO!art movement. Together they realised the first NO!art anthology, the "NO!art in Buchenwald" book, and several exhibitions. Died on January 7th, 2008, in New York.