Writings by David Cohen

Sebastian Smee, Art Critic of the Boston Globe

Pulitzer won by Boston Globe Art Critic Sebastian Smee

Only the third art critic to pick up this prestigious prize.


“Like Renoir, he doesn’t only paint with his brush”: Raoul Middleman’s Baltimore Babes

Exhibition at Kouros Gallery runs through April 2.


Sleep Patterns: Laurie Frick in LA

at Edward Cella Art + Architecture through  April 2.


Stereo Cropdusting: Eve Sonneman at Nohra Haime

Works of the 1970s, on view through March 12

Christian Marclay, The Clock, 2010. Single-channel video, 24 hours, still. Courtesy of Paula Cooper Gallery

“You Can’t Beat The Clock”: Christian Marclay at Paula Cooper

The Clock, a Frankenstein monster of a movie, is on view through February 19.


You will meet a tall handsome stranger… on the Bowery

Artemisia Gentileschi at Sperone, Westwater’s exhibition of old master Italian Paintings

Marie-Louise von Motesiczky, Mother in Green Dressing Gown, 1975. Oil on canvas, 26 x 22 inches. The Marie-Louise von Motesiczky Charitable Trust, London, Courtesy of Galerie St. Etienne, New York

A Remarkable Posthumous Debut

on view at Galerie St. Etienne through December 30, 2010

Candace Mills posing with a work by Philip Pearlstein

Hell hath no fury like a model spurned: A Pearlstein nude attracts the wrong kind of attention

Too many friends ask for the “naked Candace”

detail of John Chamberlain, Untitled, ca.1960. Painted paper, staples, and mixed media on collage board, 11-1/2 x 11-1/2 inches. Courtesy of Allan Stone Gallery

The Probity of Modernism: Collages by John Chamberlain and Alfred Leslie

Striking commonalities in the early works of two very different artists, at Allan Stone through December 23

Thomas Nozkowski, Untitled (N-22), 2010. Pencil and colored pencil on paper, 8-5/8 x 9-15/16 inches. The Pace Gallery

Ground Control to Major Tom: Please re-hang your show

Nozkowski’s current exhibition at Pace includes his best work to date, but the installation is another matter.