Ed Clark, Pioneering Abstract Expressionist Painter, Dies at 93

He used a broom for the sense of speed and monumentality it imparted to his paintings. He hit on the idea as young artist living hand-to-mouth in Paris. Ed Clark at his home studio in Chelsea in 2014.Credit…Chester Higgins Jr./The New York TimesPublished Oct. 19, 2019Updated Oct. 21, 2019Ed Clark, an African-American abstract painter who…

Impeachment, Chicago, Halloween: Your Thursday Evening Briefing

Oct. 31, 2019(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.) Good evening. Here’s the latest.ImageCredit…Erin Schaff/The New York Times1. The bitterly divided House voted on nearly exact partisan lines regarding the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. The Democrats’ victory laying out the impeachment rules set up a critical public phase of the process.The…

Ed Clark, Pioneering Abstract Expressionist Painter, Dies at 93

He used a broom for the sense of speed and monumentality it imparted to his paintings. He hit on the idea as young artist living hand-to-mouth in Paris. Ed Clark at his home studio in Chelsea in 2014.Credit…Chester Higgins Jr./The New York TimesPublished Oct. 19, 2019Updated Oct. 21, 2019Ed Clark, an African-American abstract painter who…