David Cohen

David Cohen is editor and publisher of artcritical as well as founder-moderator of The Review Panel which takes place at the National Academy Museum, New York, and the Pennsylvania Academy of the Arts, Philadelphia, and is podcast here at artcritical. He was Gallery Director at the New York Studio School from 2001-10 and art critic and contributing editor at the New York Sun from 2003-08..

Born in London and educated at the University of Sussex and at the Courtauld Institute of Art, David wrote for leading newspapers and magazines in England and around the world before emigrating to the United States in 1999. His books include "Serban Savu" (Hatje Cantz verlag, 2011) and "Alex Katz Collages: A catalogue raisonné" (Colby College Museum of Art, 2005).

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“Après moi, le deluge”: The Review Panel in Its Tenth Year

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

A welcome note from our publisher and editor


Alan Prazniak, Lullaby Bog, 2014. Oil on linen, 46 x 52 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Rays of Light Through Fast Rolling Cloud: SUPER FOG in NoHo

Friday, May 23rd, 2014

A pop-up show, worth catching in its one day run


Untitled (US flag), 2011. Cotton and gauze on nylon flag, 59 x 35 1/4 inches. Photo: David Cohen

Hoisting the Colors at NADA with Joe Fyfe

Sunday, May 11th, 2014

“If I hear the word ‘provisional’ one more time I’ll scream”


Francesco Scanzi, Martyrdom of Saint Apollonia, 1528 Sta. Maria delle Grazie, Soncino. Photo: David Cohen

What to Wear for a Martyrdom

Saturday, April 19th, 2014

What to Wear for a Martyrdom: Fashion tips for executioners from Late Quattrocento/Early Cinquecento Masters, North and South of the Alps. A lecture by David Cohen given at New York Studio School, April 1 2014 This lecture on April 1 was the first public airing of ideas in what is a new area of interest to…


Connie Fox, Sammy's Beach III, 2007. Acrylic on canvas, 80 x 72 inches. Courtesy of Danese/Corey

Sainte Victoire on the South Fork: Connie Fox and Sammy’s Beach

Saturday, April 12th, 2014

The veteran painter’s first show at Danese/Corey, up through April 19


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Brueghel Meets Mughal: Ali Banisadr at Sperone Westwater

Friday, April 11th, 2014

“Motherboard” continues at Sperone Westwater through April 19


Still from Breaking The Frame: A film by Marielle Nitoslawska with Carolee Schneemann

Film Joy: Marielle Nitoslawska on Carolee Schneemann

Wednesday, February 5th, 2014

“Breaking The Frame” at Anthology Film Archive thru’ February 6