The latest version is from 2016:
I will try it out .. but wonder if there were some pointers / warnings about this..
Yes, but one limitation is that it does not support Retina displays, meaning that the UI is quite pixelated on an Apple Retina display.
To add a bit to @abc's answer:
I only use XQuartz over an SSH connection:
ssh -Y user@hostname
You will need a
~/.Xauthority file on your client machine (not the Mac). It should be generated automatically, but check for it.
I've got a few notes that might help you on my GitHub page.
Let us know if you have more questions.