More Articles by Chief

Wednesday, February 16th, 2022

Featured Exhibition: Margaret Grimes Memorial Exhibition at Blue Mountain Gallery


Margaret Grimes was not just a painter of nature, she was a force of nature. She belongs to an illustrious lineage of artists depicting New England, in her case primarily Connecticut and Maine, and yet her take on this canonical terrain was always fresh and uniquely her own—won, in fact, from intrepid battling through forbidding … Continued

Saturday, November 13th, 2021

The Review Panel, Guest of Brooklyn Rail’s the New Social Environment, Zoom, Friday, at 1PM ET


To mark the 17th anniversary of The Review Panel, hitherto hosted by the National Academy Museum and by Brooklyn Public Library, the Brooklyn Rail has invited artcritical to participate in its ongoing daily Zoom series, the New Social Environment. Moderator David Cohen will present a garland of three mini-panels, reviewing four exhibition. Reserve your spot here … Continued

Tuesday, October 12th, 2021

Silent Auction at the New York Studio School


David Cohen has been invited to MC the closing of the silent auction at this year’s virtual gala for the New York Studio School, which he feels to be a “signature honor.” You can see the works on offer and start bidding already at Yesterday Cohen recorded an Instagram Live walkthrough of selected treasures, … Continued

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Jennifer Riley at 1GAPGallery, Grand Army Plaza, Brooklyn


COVID has canceled countless exhibitions, projects, events. But in a subtler grade of cruelty, for shows that have gone ahead there has been stunted attendance and muted fanfare in what are nonetheless turning points in artists’ careers. Jennifer Riley has recently opened a solo exhibition (which I curated) at the 1GAP Gallery in the Richard … Continued

Tuesday, January 26th, 2021

Log-in details for Laura Karetzky interview with David Cohen


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 … Continued

Friday, January 1st, 2021

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


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 … Continued

Friday, July 24th, 2020

Pets of the Pandemic


Many pets have been helping us through the COVID-19 crisis, but many have also been left homeless by the crisis. Helping those in need, Alpha 137 Gallery is organizing an online exhibition benefiting Best Friends Animal Society and the artists themselves. The open call to sculptors, painters, printmakers, and mixed media artists in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and … Continued