Aug. 4, 2005STEVEN VINCENT, 1956-2005Steven Vincent
, 49, art writer and reporter who had contributed to Art + Auction
magazine, Art in America
and the New York Times
, was shot and killed after he was abducted in Basra in Iraq on July 2, 2005.
Steven Vincent was a noble, courageous soul and my close friend for over a decade. Recruited by Bruce Wolmer, longtime editor of Art + Auction magazine, Steve became a first-rate art journalist, whose command of details in investigative pieces was second to none.