Writings by David Cohen

Gustave Caillebotte, The Floor Scrapers, 1876. Oil on canvas, 31-1/2 x 39-3/8 inches. Private collection

Gustave Caillebotte at the Brooklyn Museum


GUSTAVE CAILLEBOTTE AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM


Robert C. Morgan, Veksö III, 1971. Acrylic on paper, 23-¼ x 16-¼ inches, Courtesy Björn Ressle Gallery

Robert C. Morgan at Björn Ressle


Robert C. Morgan at Björn Ressle Gallery


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Linda Francis, Don Voisine, Joan Waltemath, Michael Zahn at Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, and Jennifer Riley: To Be A Thing In This World at LaViolaBank Gallery


In each picture, there is a sense that the overt structure is a kind of plan for the making of the work, while the work is the exposition of that plan. But, at the same time, the work is more than its own plan.


Fran O'Neil, Reel, 2009. Oil on canvas, 74 x 60 inches

Fran O’Neil at John Davis Gallery


Fran O’Neil at John Davis Gallery


Pierre Obando, Edits, 2008-09. Acrylic on canvas, 30 x 24 inches

Pierre Obando at Rush Arts Gallery


Pierre Obando at Rush Arts Gallery


Leon Kossoff, Seated Woman, 1957. Oil on board, 61 x 36-5/8 inches

Leon Kossoff at Mitchell-Innes & Nash


Leon Kossoff at Mitchell-Innes & Nash


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William Tillyer: The Cadiz Caprices at Jacobson Howard Gallery


There are few abstract painters at work today who manage to push both metaphor and literalism so hard, simultaneously, as William Tillyer.


Stephen Westfall, Too Much Love, 2008. Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches. Lennon, Weinberg, Inc

Stephen Westfall at Lennon, Weinberg


Stephen Westfall at Lennon, Weinberg


Adam Van Doren, Radcliffe Camera, 2007. Oil on canvas, 18 x 14 inches, Courtesy of The Artist

Adam Van Doren at The Renaissance Studios


Adam Van Doren at The Renaissance Studios


William Steiger, Gondola Wheel II, 2008. Oil on linen, 60 x 48 inches

William Steiger at Margaret Thatcher Projects


William Steiger at Margaret Thatcher Projects