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. ...
 

Saturday, April 3rd, 2021

Mehretu-Stadia

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

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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…

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

blackfutures

The Review Panel: On Zoom, Thursday at 7pm


Karen E. Jones and Christopher Stackhouse are David Cohen’s guests, discussing Hugo McCloud: Burdened, at Sean Kelly Gallery, 475 Tenth Avenue; and “Black Futures” by Kimberly Drew and Jenna Wortham, One World (Penguin Random House) For Zoom credentials, register at artcritical.com/reserve    

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Temma Bell, Self Portrait with Frank, 1970. Oil on canvas, 37 x 47-1/4 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and BCK Fine Arts Gallery

Family Matters: Fathers and Daughters in Montauk


Albert and Elizabeth Kresch, Leland and Temma Bell

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Maria Helena Vieira da Silva, Bibliothèque, 1952. Oil on canvas, 28-3/4 x 36-1/4 inches. Courtesy of Di Donna Galleries. © Maria Helena Vieira da Silva

“Intimate Immensity”: Maria Helena Vieira da Silva


Di Donna staged the first New York exhibition of the Portuguese painter since 1971

Wednesday, February 10th, 2021

Installation shot of Joyce Pensato: Fuggetabout It (Redux) at Petzel Gallery, New York

A Blizzard of Paint and Objects: Joyce Pensato Makes Pop Culture Her Own


Exhibitions in Chelsea and uptown of the late Pop expressionist

Monday, February 8th, 2021

cover artwork for the DVD on Zimetbaum by Mark Ozz and Erick Emerick

Bringing Ideas to Life: Marc Zimetbaum, 1943-2020


The sculptor was a key figure in the foundation of the New York Studio School

Monday, February 8th, 2021

Last Judgment (Rev.: 20:11–15). Illuminated manuscript by Maius (Spanish, c.945). Morgan Library and Museum, New York

A Character, A Force, A Diva: Barbara Rose, 1936 – 2020


The legendary art historian and critic died last month, aged 84