July 28, 2007
"THEY were brilliant, complex people," says Katie Brennan of Theresa Duncan and Jeremy Blake ["Why'd They Do It?" by Chris Lee, July 25]. It's now apparent that these two lost souls were too "complex" for their own good. This sad story is just another example of the old saying regarding money and happiness. For all their complexity, talent, money and social standing in the art community, Blake and Duncan had some serious psychological problems.
August 4, 2007
RE "Why'd They Do It?" by Chris Lee, July 25, and "In a Cocoon of Their Making," by Chris Lee, Aug. 3: The years that I spent working with Jeremy Blake, through my gallery, Works on Paper Inc., in Los Angeles, were productive and amazingly exciting. It was an experience that continues to positively influence an approach to my own curatorial practice. His video work, often referencing formal conventions of painting, was progressive and deeply intelligent.
August 1, 2007 |
A body found by a New Jersey fisherman last month was that of artist Jeremy Blake, the New York Police Department confirmed Tuesday. Police believe Blake, 35, committed suicide July 17 by drowning himself at Rockaway Beach in Queens. He disappeared a week after his girlfriend, filmmaker Theresa Duncan, 40, committed suicide in their East Village apartment. Blake, who worked as a graphic designer for a video game manufacturer, was considered a rising star in the modern art world.
February 21, 1993
Coach: Alan Dugard (third year) 1992: 30-4, 9-1 in league; Defending 3-A Southern Section champion; won Sea View League. Key returners: Alison Johnsen, Jr., center fielder, batted .509 with a home run, stole 41 bases, selected to The Times' All-County first team; Debbie Nasitka, Sr., shortstop, drove in 16 runs, batted .381 and stole 18 bases; Jessica Montgomery, Sr., first base, drove in 14 runs, batted .330 and scored 12 runs; Teresa Dunn, Sr., outfielder/pitcher, 0.81 ERA; Deanna Black, Sr.
July 26, 2007 |
Police in New Jersey are enlisting the public's help in identifying a body presumed to be that of Jeremy Blake, a rising art star who was seen wandering into the ocean off New York's Rockaway Beach on July 17, after leaving behind his clothing, his wallet and a suicide note. His girlfriend of 12 years, blogger-filmmaker-writer Theresa Duncan, took her life in the couple's East Village apartment earlier this month. The body was discovered by a fisherman approximately 4 1/2 miles off Sea Girt, N.
July 21, 2007 |
Artist Jeremy Blake is missing, according to New York City investigators, and he apparently drowned himself Tuesday night, said Lance Kinz, co-owner of the Manhattan art gallery that represents Blake. Police said a man "tentatively identified" as Blake was seen stripping to his shorts and disappearing into the surf at Rockaway Beach in Queens, N.Y., where no body had been found by Friday. Kinz said Blake's friends are convinced it was him because his wallet and clothes were found in the sand.