Posts from May, 2019

Dual Visions: Len Bellinger and Denise Sfraga in Bushwick


Through June 2 at M. David & Co. on Bogart Street


“He Was Free and Brave”: Thomas Nozkowski, 1944-2019


“You don’t hear much these days about strength of character, but Tom had that, with kindness backed by confidence. As well, he was free and brave: a dissenting but platonic American.” These are the words of Schjeldahl who, with 20 other admirers and friends of the late artist joined me at artcritical in a garland of tributes. The other…


Paper Heart: Arcmanoro Niles discusses his work with Virginia Wagner


His show was at Rachel Uffner Gallery earlier this spring


If These Walls Could Talk: Ryan Oskin and Kate Stone at Transmitter


Ryan Oskin and Kate Stone: Inside Out at Transmitter March 29 to May 5, 2019 1329 Willoughby Avenue, 2A, between Wycoff and St. Nicholas Brooklyn, transmitter.nyc Any twelve-year-old with Photoshop can tell you about the inherent untruthfulness of photography, and yet our predilection to accept visuals as facts extends beyond the image. We see the…


The artcritical Mailing List


I’m taking the liberty here of writing a message to personal contacts from my gmail address book because some friends and colleagues have complained recently that they have “fallen off” the artcritical mailing list. This might, in some cases, have been a subtle criticism to the effect that we have fallen off in our commitment to…


Pareidolia: Jeremy Stenger at Kristen Lorello


A chapel-like installation of monochrome paintings with a hint of botanicals


“He Was Free and Brave”: A Garland of Tributes for Thomas Nozkowski


21 artists, critics and friends join editor David Cohen in remembering the late painter.


Performance Art: RoseLee Goldberg’s Call to Arms


Performance Now: Live Art for the 21st Century from Thames & Hudson


Podcast of The Review Panel from May 2019


David Cohen’s guests were Kara Rooney, Christopher Stackhouse and John Yau


Transformer: Carolee Schneemann in conversation with Richard Klin


This unpublished interview profile from 2010 is artcritical’s tribute to an artistic giant