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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Inside the Zlamany Studio: A Photo Essay by Robert Banat

Thursday, November 12th, 2015

As Brenda Zlamany paints a portrait she becomes the subject of two others


Elizabeth King at Danese/Corey (Uncanny/Figure at Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs)

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

solo show in Chelsea through October 10; group show in Long Island City through December 13

Nellie Mae Rowe, Early Bird, 1981. Paint and crayon on canvas, 20 x 24 inches © Nellie Mae Rowe, Shaun Gillen Photography

Inside the Outside: Five Self-Taught Artists from the William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation

Monday, August 17th, 2015

at the Katonah Museum of Art through October 11

Williard Boepple, Woman who Blamed Life on a Spaniard, 999. pine, graphite, stain, wax. 51 x 40 x 27 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Lori Bookstein Fine Art

The Bennington Legacy: Willard Boepple, Isaac Witkin and James Wolfe

Monday, June 15th, 2015

On view at Tower 49 Gallery through October

Two tributes on the cover of artcritical

The Value of Tributes

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

artcritical.com doesn’t aspire to be the journal of record when it comes to obituaries: we respond as any serious art magazine does when a giant leaves the field, but as in much of our coverage, the choice of artists and art world personalities to whom we pay tribute is determined less by editorial policy than by…

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Graham Nickson at Betty Cuningham

Saturday, May 2nd, 2015

An exhibition of watercolors

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Ruth Hardinger at Long Island University

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

Her show, on view through May 15, was a recent ARTCRITICAL PICK