Writings by David Cohen

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Featured item from THE LIST: Brian O’Doherty in conversation with Brenda Moore-McCann


Today (Saturday) at 5pm With introductory remarks by Prem Krishnamurthy, Printed Matter, Inc., 231 11th Avenue at 22nd Street Like her subject, Brian O’Doherty-expert Brenda Moore-McCann is a true Irish polymath—for one thing, they are both qualified as medical doctors. Moore-McCann, who teaches at Trinity College, Dublin, is the author of Brian O’Doherty/Patrick Ireland: Between Categories…


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Featured from THE LIST: Karen Heagle “Invocations” at Sargent’s Daughters


In the last century one might have visited modern masters at the Guggenheim or the Modern blithely unaware that the uniformed custodian at one’s side was another in the making, say Jackson Pollock or Robert Ryman. A higher percentage of visitors to Matthew Marks Gallery, however, intuit that the incredibly helpful and respectfully engaging woman behind…


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Featured item from THE LIST: Gerard Mossé at Marlborough Gallery


If the opening scene from 2001: A Space Odyssey were painted by an Abstract Expressionist the result might resemble a Gerard Mossé with his typical hi-tech totem pulsating with ethereal, other worldly light. The North African-born New Yorker has a preternatural capacity to enlist color to the service of such electric glow one is tempted to check if…


Lovis Corinth’s Leda and Swan, Daxer und Marschall, Munich

Myrrhbearers of Park Avenue: Highlights from TEFAF New York Fall 2018


The author’s personal picks from the fabled fair


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Featured item from THE LIST: Don Porcaro at Hudson Boulevard Park


Before the extended 7 Subway and Escheresque observation platform arrived in the overnight neighborhood of glass and steel behemoths that is Hudson Yards, Hell’s Kitchen was home already to a thriving artistic community. One longtime resident is Don Porcaro, and for the last month, examples of his unmistakable, stacked cylindrical “Talisman” sculptures, whimsical stupas in…


Featured item from THE LIST: Judith Murray at Sundaram Tagore Gallery


Despite an air of uninhibited, expressive spontaneity, the dense and busy paintings of Judith Murray play by strict rules. Since her debut in a lauded 1976 solo at Betty Parsons, she has restricted her palette within each work or group, developed a tight lexicon of strokes and shapes, and included her trademark bar at the…


Louis Eilshemius, Mother and Child, 1914, oil on masonite, 21 x 28 1/4 inches

Libidinal Charge: A Summer Group Show at Greenspon


The Seam, the Fault, the Flaw, through August 3


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Ekphrasis: Helene Appel at James Cohan


Her second show with the gallery was on Grand Street this month


Resource: Art curators Emily Tucker, Elisabeth Samuels and (seated) Anna Kaplan at the Hotel Henry with works by Ani Hoover. Courtesy of the Buffalo Spree

Is Buffalo the Next Berlin?


The capital of Western New York is ripe for artists looking for a place to hang their hats


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Featured item from THE LIST: Don Perlis at the National Academy Museum


through June 14