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Ad Libs: Au revoir, Arthur

Original post made by Rebecca Wallace, arts & entertainment editor of the Palo Alto Weekly, on Jul 31, 2009

So saddened to hear about the passing of Arthur Krakower, the 88-year-old wunderkind Peninsula artist. A call or email from Arthur was like a small gem, bright in the palm. He had a way of combining childlike enthusiasm with timeless gentility and kindliness. Manners were never out of style when he was around. And yet he was completely in the modern world. He was even on Facebook.

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