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. ...
Thursday, January 23rd, 2020
 
Anna Sui Fashion Show Spring 1994. Photograph by Raoul Gatchalian
An exhibition that follows a fashion designer as she channels the spirit of her times ...
 

Monday, May 11th, 2020

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Launching Tonight at BPL Presents


In an irony lost on neither participant, Robert Storr and I found ourselves discussing works by Gerhard Richter that are intimately concerned with painting’s fraught relationship with photographic mediation, while looking at a checklist of his current show at The Met Breuer on a shared Zoom screen. Rob had seen the show in its brief…

Monday, May 11th, 2020

Gerhard Richter, Betty, 1977. Oil on wood, 11 13/16 × 15 3/4 inches.  Museum Ludwig, Cologne. Loan from private collection, 2007

“There Are No Right Answers”: Robert Storr discusses Gerhard Richter with David Cohen

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Review Panel Special – Virtual Presentation Discussing the exhibition, Gerhard Richter: Painting After All, at Met Breuer Starts this evening at 7pm, available at BPL Presents for 24 hours, and on YouTube, Facebook and artcritical.com thereafter. Gerhard Richter: Painting After All will hopefully reopen to allow visitors in person before the end of the exhibition’s scheduled run….

Saturday, April 18th, 2020

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“To Do Rothko Again, After Nature”: Wolf Kahn in conversation with David Cohen


An interview from 1999. Kahn passed away March 15, 2020

Saturday, April 18th, 2020

Wolf Kahn, Pink, Yellow, Green, 2010. Oil on canvas, 52 x 40 inches. Courtesy of Miles McEnery Gallery

“Daring, Bright, Courageous”: Wolf Kahn, 1927-2020


In tribute to the great colorist, an essay from 2010 by Christina Kee and an interview from 1999 by David Cohen

Saturday, April 18th, 2020

Henry O. Tanner, The Wreck, c. 1913. Etching on paper, 10 7/8 x 13 1/4 inches. PAFA, Gift of Dr. Constance E. Clayton in loving memory of her mother Mrs. Williabell Clayton.

A Central Place in the Academy: The Clayton Collection at PAFA


Philadelphia sees bequest of African American artists

Thursday, April 2nd, 2020

Agnes Pelton, Messengers, 1932. Oil on canvas, 28 x 20 inches. Collection Phoenix Art Museum; Gift of the Melody S. Robidoux Foundation

Desert Rose: Agnes Pelton at the Whitney


An American visionary whose Transcendentalist canvases hang at the shuttered museum

Friday, March 27th, 2020

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La Semana de Arte: Mexico City’s Art Week


This cultural extravaganza took place in the first week of February

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

Curtis Talwst Santiago. Photo: Luis Mora, courtesy of NUDA, Stockholm

The Review Panel is on Wednesday at Brooklyn Public Library: Laurie Fendrich, Barbara MacAdam and Terence Trouillot are David Cohen’s guests


Discussing Curtis Talwst Santiago, Willa Nasatir, Gelah Penn and Joanna Pousette-Dart

Saturday, March 7th, 2020

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Joanna Pousette-Dart talks about her work today


Joanna Pousette-Dart, whose show at Lisson Gallery will be discussed at next week’s installment of The Review Panel – is in conversation this afternoon with Phong Bui at 4pm. 138 Tenth Avenue in Chelsea.  Tomorrow is the last day to see Gelah Penn’s show at Undercurrent in DUMBO, while the other two venues, the Drawing Center…

Tuesday, March 3rd, 2020

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Tsibi Geva: Structure and Entropy


A show of new paintings on view at Albertz Benda this winter