Fabian Stech


Age: 51

German art critic and journalist who had worked for the Cologne-based magazine Kunstforum International as the publication's France correspondent since 1999 and also conducted interviews with art superstars including Bertrand Lavier, Sylvie Fleury, Pierre Huyghe, Sophie Calle, John Armleder, and John Baldessari, but who was well-known for his writings specializing in contemporary Chinese art including the work of the Chinese painter Yan Pei-Ming with essays about the artist appearing in Less Presses du reel as well as in exhibition catalogs for the Kunsthalle Mannheim and the National Museum of Conteporary Art in Athens, Greece.

Cause of Death: Shot to death during a terrorist attack

Born: January 18, 1964

Died: November 13, 2015

Paris, France