Writings by David Cohen

Installation shot of three works, each 9 x 9 inches, 2014, in the exhibition under review

Orientation Games: Getting the Hang a Painting by Kazimira Rachfal

An essay posted on the occasion of her new show at Janet Kurnatowski Gallery

William King, Bob and Terry, c. 1954. Terra cotta, 14 x 14 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

The Gentle Giant: William King, 1925-2015

In this tribute to the sculptor William King, who passed away peacefully Tuesday night at his Springs, New York home under hospice care, David Cohen draws on an essay he wrote in 2011 on King’s work for Iowa State University, Ames, where a number of his works are on permanent loan.  King, a former president of the…

Erik den Breejen, Alex Chilton, 2010.  Acrylic on canvas, 16 x 20 inches.

“Their Grandparents Would Have Called It A Salon”: Report from SPRING/BREAK

The first of artcritical’s dispatches from the Armory Week fairs

Denise Green, Saar Elegy: Loop, 2014. Three works on paper, one photograph, 29.5 x 74 inches total. Courtesy of Sundaram Tagore Gallery

Denise Green at Sundaram Tagore Gallery

on view through February 21 at 547 West 27th Street

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


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

A welcome note from our publisher and editor


Annabeth Rosen at Ventana 244

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