Posts from January, 2021

Ben Pritchard at New York Artists Equity Association


On Wednesday evening (January 27), Brooklyn-based painter Ben Pritchard will be interviewed by artcritical editor David Cohen on Zoom, in conjunction with his ongoing exhibition at the Equity Gallery, “Ecstatic Visions of the Day”. For log-in details, RSVP here. “I think of painting as a quasi religious activity involving the concept of the sacred,” Pritchard has…


Log-in details for Laura Karetzky interview with David Cohen

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Laura Karetzky was the winner of the 2020 artcritical prize at the New York Studio School Alumni Exhibition. This prize takes the form of a feature article at artcritical; this year, the artist has agreed to be interviewed in a live event, taking place this evening, January 26 at 6pm. Participation is limited to 100…


artcritical’s annual party honoring writers, speakers and staff takes to Zoom

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Saturday, January 2, 2021, 6 PM to 8 PM EST Zoom, Meeting ID: 876 0247 0725 Passcode: 574243 If your memory of art magazine holiday parties is of everyone shouting at once, being jostled in a crowd, not being able to sit down, feeling like you missed the celebrities, drinking too many cocktails and wondering…


The artcritical Prize: Laura Karetzky


Laura Karetzky’s painting, Toast (2019), is a fitting image of seasonal cheer for this strangest of years lived vicariously through screens. A family huddled around a Hanukkah menorah, illuminated by the glow of its candles, is snapped on a phone that is itself captured in the reflection. Karetzky’s painting “hung” this summer in the virtual 2020 New York Studio School Alumni Exhibition…