Writings by David Cohen

R.B. Kitaj, Los Angeles No. 11 2002-03 oil on canvas, 36 x 36 inches

R.B. Kitaj: Renewal and Resistance


An interview from 2003 greets the exhibition, R.B.Kitaj: The Exile at Home at Marlborough Chelsea


Featured item from THE LIST: Doron Langberg at 1969


The breakout paintings of Doron Langberg from around five years ago collided intimism and raunch to potent effect. Their slow-read romantic symbolism hovered between coyness and luxuriance as if the brush could’t quite believe the homoerotic explicitness it was being enlisted to depict. The latest paintings from this still-young Israeli-born, UPenn and Yale graduate, on view…


featured item from THE LIST for Thursday, February 16: Ron Gorchov at Cheim & Read


“Ron Gorchov can lay claim to a rare achievement: He has created a distinctive form without becoming formulaic.” A typical show of his work is “lively, diverse, and energized. Far from being specific to one mood or message, Gorchov’s idiom turns out to have the flexibility of a sonnet, conveying a whole range of emotions…


Fran O'Neill, Dance with me, 2016. Oil on canvas, 30 x 30 inches. Courtesy of the artist and David & Schweitzer

Fran O’Neill at David & Schweitzer


closing Sunday, 56 Bogart Street in Bushwick


John Newman, Blue Ribbon Teardrop, 2008. Wood burl, blown glass, acrylic paint on acqua resin, wood putty, Japanese paper, papier mache, Foamcore, armature wire, string, 14-1/2 x 15-1/2 x 9 inches. The Louis-Dreyfus Family Collection

Generosity of Eye: William Louis-Dreyfus, 1932 to 1984


Countless individuals, institutions, and causes lost a remarkable and irreplaceable friend earlier this fall with his passing


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Clintel Steed at Steven Harvey


A marriage of the plastic and the personal gives his work intensity and edge


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Virva Hinnemo at Anita Rogers


Her exhibition at Anita Rogers continues through June 18.


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“If Only Bella Abzug Were Here” at Marc Straus


Celebrating Bella Abzug and the first time a woman has been named as candidate for president by a major political party.


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“The Conference of The Birds” at Shirley Fiterman Art Center


The exhibition continues through July 9.


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Alain Kirili at Hionas Gallery


His three-sculpture show was on view in April and May