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Ivan Karp, Castelli Director Who Founded Soho’s O. K. Harris Gallery, Dies at 86

Mr. Karp in 2006. (Courtesy Patrick McMullan)

Ivan Karp, who was co-director of the Leo Castelli Gallery during its most storied period in the 1960s, before leaving to start the O. K. Harris gallery in Soho, died today. He was 86. A representative at O. K. Harris confirmed his death this morning. No cause has been released though a spokeswoman at the gallery said he “died peacefully in his sleep.” Read More