Writings by David Cohen

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Featured item from THE LIST: Don Perlis at the National Academy Museum


through June 14


Panel on Al Held at Cheim & Read, Wednesday at 6PM


Al Held’s early works in gestural abstraction from the 1950s are the focus of the fourth of Cheim & Read Gallery’s exhibitions surveying the artist’s oeuvre. Presented in conjunction Nathalie Karg Gallery, this show examines his breakthrough in Paris while studying on the G.I. Bill and his continuing exploration, back in New York, of dimensionality,…


Installation view: Jenny Saville: Ancestors, Gagosian Gallery, New York 2018, showing Fate 1-3. Photography by Rob McKeever. Courtesy Gagosian.

Roundtable on Jenny Saville


with Julie Heffernan, Brenda Zlamany, Dennis Kardon, Walter Robinson, Barry Schwabsky, and Suzy Spence


Richard Hamilton, Fashion Plate, 1969-70. Lithograph, screenprint, pochoir and cosmetic on paper, 749 x 650 mm

Jenny Saville ROUNDTABLE: Julie Heffernan, Brenda Zlamany, Dennis Kardon, Walter Robinson, Barry Schwabsky, and Suzy Spence


Ancestors at Gagosian thru’ June 16


A detail of a painting by Carol Rhodes reproduced in the book under review. (Construction Site, 2003)

Edgelands: The Paintings of Carol Rhodes


New monograph published by Skira Editore


Sarah Peters: Figureheads


Sarah Peters possesses an uncanny ability to combine an intense frontality with full sculptural consideration of an object in the round: you are compelled to circumnavigate while also pulled back to her figure’s hieratic gaze. A talk by the artist Saturday afternoon at 3PM promises to be well attended and illuminating, an antidote to fair…


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Short Report from Frieze: Hudson “FYI” and Cameron in “Spotlight”


Cameron was known equally as a painter, actress and witch.


Diana Cooper, Wall Piece, 2018. Mixed media, dimensions variable. Photo: artcritical

Mappa Mundi: Diana Cooper at the Studio School


“It is as if she didn’t get the memo that drawing has an end.” Show closes Sunday


Chinese restaurant Selfie with unintended symbolic significance

Assistant to the Editor


Research assistant/archivist sought


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War of Independence


Why this critic might be done with the Independent Art Fair