Saturday, November 14th, 2020
Installation view of works by Matt Freedman currently on view in Williamsburg in a pop-up group exhibition
This 2014 article on Matt Freedman is offered as tribute to the artist who died recently ...
Tuesday, April 21st, 2020
Installation view of Kara Walker’s Turbine Hall Commission 2019, Fons Americanus. ©Tate photography, Photo by Matt Greenwood.
The American artist Kara Walker poses questions about slavery’s history and legacy with a major UK commission. ...
Wednesday, April 8th, 2020
Vera Iliatova
The Ties That Bind, 2019
oil on canvas, 24 by 30 inches. Courtesy of Monya Rowe Gallery, New York.
The work of earlier artists can be found in scenes from this expat Russian painter’s adolescence. ...

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Jennifer Coates, Bacchanal Before a Herm of Pan, 2021. Acrylic and spray paint on canvas, 16 x 20 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and High Noon Gallery

Mystery Cult: Jennifer Coates in a Brush with Mythology

At High Noon Gallery, Lower East Side, through January 23

Thursday, December 16th, 2021

Narrative: To the Memory of Matteo Giovannetti, 1967, by Larry Day. Oil on canvas, 65 1/2 x 76 3/8 in. (Gift of Ruth Fine in honor of Irving and Miriam Brown Fine, 2020)

Ironic Realism: The Larry Day Retrospective in Philadelphia

An exhibition shared between three institutions, including the Woodmere Art Museum through January 23

Saturday, November 13th, 2021

Dorothea Rockburne, Trefoil 5, 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…

Saturday, November 13th, 2021

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A panel today on Lennart Anderson at the Resnick-Passlof Foundation with painters Steve Hicks, Rachel Rickert and Kyle Staver, 4-6PM

It takes an exhibition. Despite being in his studio every day, Lennart Anderson, who died in 2015 left a relatively modest oeuvre. An artist of legendary tonal subtlety, he obsessively reworked his classical idylls, contemporary street-scenes, portraits and still lifes over many years. In his last decade, Anderson was the victim of macular degeneration, persevering…

Friday, October 22nd, 2021


Born Again Abstraction: Jonathan Lasker at Greene Naftali

A survey of his paintings from 1987 to 2020

Thursday, October 21st, 2021


Report from Kinderhook: Feedback at Jack Shainman Gallery/The School

An exhibition curated by Helen Molesworth, on view through October 30

Tuesday, October 12th, 2021

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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,…

Tuesday, October 12th, 2021


Howard Sherman discusses his work with David Cohen on Zoom this evening at 6.30PM EST

Based in his hometown of Houston, Tx and in New York City, Howard Sherman graduated with an MFA from the University of North Texas in 2006 since when his gutsy abstract paintings and assemblages, seen by some as a contemporary form of “action painting”, is much sought after by institutions and private collectors in Texas…

Friday, October 1st, 2021

Installation view of Louise Bourgeois: Freud’s Daughter, The Jewish Museum, NY, May
21-September 11, 2021. Photo by Ron Amstutz. © The Easton Foundation/Licensed by VAGA
at Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY. In this photo: R. L. The Destruction of the Father, 1974.
Latex, plaster, wood, fabric, and red light. Collection Glenstone Museum, Potomac, MD.

I Transform Hate into Love: Louise Bourgeois at the Jewish Museum

“Freudian theory framed the challenging events of her life, its hidden emotions and anguish.”

Wednesday, August 25th, 2021

Tomashi Jackson, The Three Sisters, 2021. Mixed media, 95 x 66-1/2 x 12-1/2 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Tilton Gallery

Color Values: Tomashi Jackson at the Parrish

Tomashi Jackson: The Land Claim at the Parrish Art Museum July 7 to November 7, 2021 79 Montauk Hwy, Water Mill, NY 11976 On a balmy evening this summer  at the Parrish Art Museum, in open fields surrounding the museum, the grass swayed to the rhythmic beats and plaintiff chants of an ancient Algonquin…