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 ...
 

Friday, July 24th, 2020

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Pets of the Pandemic

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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…

Friday, July 24th, 2020

Max Kozloff on Judith Henry


“When masquerades do their work, proposing alternate faces for the ones we know or might expect, their impersonations are not subtle. Rather, they actively reach out to signal that a charade is in order, and a role is being played. They can’t help but pull appraisal toward their own contrivance, as such. A viewer may…

Friday, July 24th, 2020

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“Charade is in Order”: Judith Henry’s Beauty Masks


Role play and identity in an artist’s book

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


The Review Panel Special from May 2020

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