Writings by David Cohen

As if to prove the slippery boundary between outsider and hipster, Louis B. James

Bruce Davenport Jr. at the Outsider Art Fair and Louis B. James Gallery


Proving the slippery boundary between outsider and hipster, an artist with shows at an Outsider fair and a Lower East Side gallery


lWalter Ledtke. Courtesy of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Tribute: Walter Liedtke, Curator of Dutch and Flemish painting at the Met


He was the quintessence of a gentleman


Stuart Shils, Photograph, 2014. Courtesy of Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects

Painting by Other Means: The Photography of Stuart Shils


Essay from his book launching at Steven Harvey tonight


A scene from Frederick Wiseman’s “National Gallery”. Courtesy of Zipporah Films

Upstairs Downstairs: Frederick Wiseman’s National Gallery


Now playing at Film Forum, through November 18


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“Après moi, le deluge”: The Review Panel in Its Tenth Year


A welcome note from our publisher and editor


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Annabeth Rosen at Ventana 244


Annabeth Rosen adds her trippy offering to the Summer of Love for Ceramics.


Clint Jukkala, Telepath, 2014. Oil on canvas, 44 x 50 inches. Courtesy of BravinLee programs.

Clint Jukkala: Cosmic Trigger at BravinLee programs


Matisse via Color Field abstraction, flower power iconography and Alfred Jensen


Alan Prazniak, Lullaby Bog, 2014. Oil on linen, 46 x 52 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Rays of Light Through Fast Rolling Cloud: SUPER FOG in NoHo


A pop-up show, worth catching in its one day run


Untitled (US flag), 2011. Cotton and gauze on nylon flag, 59 x 35 1/4 inches. Photo: David Cohen

Hoisting the Colors at NADA with Joe Fyfe


“If I hear the word ‘provisional’ one more time I’ll scream”


Francesco Scanzi, Martyrdom of Saint Apollonia, 1528 Sta. Maria delle Grazie, Soncino. Photo: David Cohen

What to Wear for a Martyrdom


What to Wear for a Martyrdom: Fashion tips for executioners from Late Quattrocento/Early Cinquecento Masters, North and South of the Alps. A lecture by David Cohen given at New York Studio School, April 1 2014 This lecture on April 1 was the first public airing of ideas in what is a new area of interest to…