• ""Jack Beal, I love you and your work. You were a big..."
    - Safak Gunes Gokduman
  • "Dear Sondra - Not sure if this will reach you but I wanted..."
    - Don McKillop
  • "Jack, I love you and your work. You were a big influence..."
    - Ray Kass
  • "For 23 years I have admired Jack's giant murals dedicated..."
    - Linda Stinson
  • "I met Jack in the 70's and visited his studio in Manhattan..."
    - James Pernotto

BEAL--Jack, a leader of the New York Realist movement, died peacefully August 29, 2013 in Oneonta, NY. He is survived by his wife, artist Sondra Freckelton. We who loved him, will miss his wit, intelligence, generosity and larger-than-life persona. Here's to you, Jack. Love from your friends.

Published in The New York Times on Aug. 31, 2013