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. ...

Friday, May 14th, 2021

May Stevens, Galisteo (Creek, New Mexico), 2001. Mary Ryan Gallery, New York

“All Art Comes From Something”: Mary Weatherford and May Stevens at Site Santa Fe

Weatherford through September and Stevens through June

Wednesday, May 5th, 2021

Michael Gac Levin, Let’s Eat, 2020. Acrylic on canvas. 34 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Woody Gallery

From the Well of Childhood: Michael Gac Levin at Woody Gallery

on view at the new Williamsburg location through May 9

Thursday, April 15th, 2021


Zoom Recording of The Review Panel from April 2021 with Jennifer Coates and David Humphrey

Joining David Cohen to discuss exhibitions by Julie Mehretu and Matthew Bollinger

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Brenda Zlamany at the Grand Flag Project

Defiance, celebration, warning, rallying: There are so many good reasons to unfurl a flag. Some of those hoisted above his home by artist James Esber on Williamsburg’s Grand Street entreated citizens to vote recently, although others over the years have defied the raison d’etre of flags with witty subversions intellectually worthy of the bohemian hood. But Brenda Zlamany’s double-sided masked…

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Installation shot of the exhibition under review, courtesy of David Zwirner, New York

Distillations: Albers and Morandi at David Zwirner Gallery

Never Finished paired two seemingly disparate modern masters

Thursday, April 8th, 2021


Making Modernism Her Own: Rebecca Warren at Matthew Marks

On view in Chelsea through May 1

Saturday, April 3rd, 2021


The Review Panel, at 7PM today: Jennifer Coates and David Humphrey are David Cohen’s Guests

Joining David Cohen to discuss Julie Mehretu and Matthew Bollinger, Zoom via Brooklyn Public Library

Monday, March 15th, 2021

Brenda Zlamany, Mask Flag 1 featuring Justin Sterling (pictured) and Joel Lahey, 2021

Brenda Zlamany’s Mask Flags in Williamsburg

on view atop Store for Rent Gallery through April 9

Friday, February 26th, 2021

Sharon Butler, Mueller Report (January 11, 2017), 2019. Oil on canvas, 52 x 45 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Theodore:Art

Accidental on Purpose: Sharon Butler at Theodore:Art

on view in Bushwick through March 7

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Installation shot © Adrian Wilson

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…