Writings by David Cohen

Norwood Pratt speaking at a previous meeting of the World Tea Expo. Photo (c) 2009 Jennifer Leigh Sauer

Sin City Goes Tea Total

artcritical editor David Cohen reports from the World Tea Expo, Las Vegas


A Feast for the Eyes (and Mouth): Malado Baldwin at Nolita Open House, plus Hummus

A one day show offered short viewing hours but a long view of the paintings

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The Mixologist: Peter Reginato at Heidi Cho

Peter Reginato’s gutsy, boisterous assemblages mate the mediums of sculpture and painting.  It would simply be insufficient to describe the components of his collages in steel as colorful.  Welded sculptural form becomes the unlikely support for what would anyway be a dense, involved composition were it contained within the politely conventional dimensions of a stretched…

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