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, 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

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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

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Born Again Abstraction: Jonathan Lasker at Greene Naftali


A survey of his paintings from 1987 to 2020

Thursday, October 21st, 2021

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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

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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 bidpal.net/nyssbenefit. Yesterday Cohen recorded an Instagram Live walkthrough of selected treasures,…

Tuesday, October 12th, 2021

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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 Parrishart.org 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…

Monday, August 23rd, 2021

Brenda Zlamany, 100/100: Portrait #98 (Ruth Brunn), 2017; watercolor and pencil on paper, 12 x 9 inches, courtesy of the artist

The Ultimate Un-Selfie: Brenda Zlamany in Millerton


The Itinerant Portraitist on view at the Re Institute through September 18

Saturday, August 14th, 2021

Louise Fishman in her studio 2019. Photo by Nina Subin

Tenderness, Fury, and Joy: Louise Fishman (1939–2021)


In recent years she began to enjoy long-overdue recognition