Writings by David Cohen

Photograph by Dennis Kardon of a detail of Balthus, Thérèse Dreaming,1938. Oil on canvas, 59 x 51 inches. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Jacques and Natasha Gelman Collection, 1998 © Balthus

Cats and Girls: artcritical’s Roundtable on Balthus at the Met


with Duncan Hannah, Dennis Kardon, David Carbone, Christina Kee, Vincent Katz, Nora Griffin


Will Cotton, Cupcake Papers, 2013. 2 color lithograph with hand-coloring on handmade paper, 26 x 20 1/2 inches, edition of 25. Courtesy of Pace Editions, Inc

Come Like Shadows


The first in a new series at artcritical where curators present their projects


Katherine Bradford, Ship With 5 Moons, 2012-13. Oil on canvas, 61 x 69 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Coming Together: Surviving Sandy in Sunset Park


brainchild of Brooklyn’s living treasure, Phong Bui


Ellen Lanyon, Fisch, 2009. Acrylic on canvas, 36 x 36 inches. Courtesy of Pavel Zoubok Gallery

Ellen Lanyon: 1926 – 2013


In tribute to an indomitable spirit, an artist of great integrity and a force for good


David Rhodes, Untitled, 2013. Acrylic on raw canvas, 20 x 19 inches. Courtesy of Hionas Gallery

Starkness and Range: David Rhodes at Hionas Gallery


In its last week, a remarkable New York debut on the Lower East Side


Hilary Harkness, Red Sky in the Morning, 2010-11. Oil on panel, 37 x 42 inches. Courtesy the artist and Mary Boone Gallery, New York

Relentless Yet Dispassionate: Hilary Harkness at the Flag Art Foundation


A review nine years in the making of a show that closes this weekend


David Diao, 40 Years of His Art, 2013. Acrylic and vinyl on canvas, 40 x 60 inches. Courtesy of Postmasters

Towards A Sense of Closure: David Diao’s TMI at Postmasters


The last day of show and space alike is Saturday, April 27.


Marina Adams, Spin, 2010. Acrylic on Linen, 48 x 48 inches. Courtesy of Hionas Gallery

Post Hard: Marina Adams at Hionas Gallery


Quietly audacious abstract paintings on the Lower East Side


Sandy Walker, Human Nature III, 2010. Oil on canvas, 80 x 60 inches. Courtesy of Elizabeth Harris Gallery

A Pantheist Finds His Place: Sandy Walker at Elizabeth Harris Gallery


Expressionist landscapes of lyrical intelligence, through March 9,


Katherine Mangiardi, Rose (raised) Point Lace, 17th Century, 2012. Plaster and acrylic on canvas, 16 inches diameter. Courtesy of Bernarducci Meisel Gallery

Katherine Mangiardi at Bernarducci Meisel


Paintings of Lace in the BMG First Look series