Writings by David Cohen

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Rudy Burckhardt by Phillip Lopate and Rudy Burckhardt: Selected Photographs


Book Review: Rudy Burckhardt, by Phillip Lopate with an essay by Vincent Katz Abrams, 2004 (224 pp, $65) Rudy Burckhardt: Selected Photographs through September 11, 2004 724 Fifth Avenue at 57th Street, 212 262 5050 Rudy Burckhardt’s Sense of Place What makes Rudy Burckhardt unique among many great photographers of New York is his magic…


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Willard Boepple


Willard Boepple continues through July 31 at Salander-O’Reilly Galleries (20 E 79th Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues, 212-879-6606) “Abstract sculpture has the wonderful potential of catching people coming around a corner and making them say, ‘what the hell is that?’” So says Willard Boepple (pronounced BUP-lee), whose point is proven at Salander-O’Reilly Galleries where…


Eugène Leroy, Nu, 1980-1985. Gouache, chalk, charcoal on paper, 42-1/2 x 29-1/2 inches. Courtesy Michael Werner Gallery

An Exhilarating Tension Between Depiction and Means: Eugène Leroy’s Watercolors


on view at Michael Werner Gallery through July 9


Salvador Dalí, Archaeological Reminiscence of Millet's "Angelus", 1933-35. Oil on panel, 12-1/2 z 15-1/2 inches Salvador Dalí Museum, St Petersburg, Florida

From Critical Paranoia to Uncritical Banality: 100 Years of Salvador Dalí and 25 of Jeff Koons


The Dalí centenary and an American acolyte


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Lucian Freud: Realness That Transcends Realism


Exhibitions of new paintings and photographs of the artist by David Dawson in Spring 2004


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Larry Poons at Jacobson Howard Gallery, Robin Richmond at Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art, Eric Holzman at Jason McCoy Gallery


“Larry Poons: Five Decades” at Jacobson Howard Gallery until June 8 (19 E. 76th Street, between Madison and Fifth Avenues, 212-570-2362) “Robin Richmond: Sacred Geographies” at Paul Sharpe Contemporary Art until June 5 (86 Walker Street, between Broadway and Lafayette Street, 646-613-1252) “Eric Holzman: The Sky Is Crying,” at Jason McCoy Gallery until May 31…


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Stuart Arends at Gallery Schlesinger, Nobu Fukui at Stephen Haller Gallery, Alexander Liberman at Ameringer Yohe, Fred Sandback at Lawrence Markey Gallery


“Stuart Arends: Friends” at Gallery Schlesinger Limited, 24 E 73 Street, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, 212 734 3600) “Nobu Fukui” at Stephen Haller Gallery through May 18 (542 W26 Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212 741 7777) “Alexander Liberman: No Regrets” at Ameringer Yohe, through April 24 (20 W 57th Street, bewteen fifth…


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David Smith at Gagosian and Carl Andre at Paula Cooper


“David Smith: Related Clues” at Gagosian Gallery until April 17 (555 West 24th Street, at 11th Avenue, 212-741-1111) “Carl Andre: Lament for the Children 1976/1996” at Paula Cooper until April 3 (534 West 21st Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-255-1105)   Gagosian has assembled an exhibition of works by David Smith that any museum…


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Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture at American Academy of Arts and Letters


Audubon Terrace until April 4 Broadway between 155th and 156th Streets, 212-368-5900 A version of this article first appeared in the New York Sun, March 11, 2004 It’s overdose week for the New York art world. As if the Whitney Biennial and the Armory Show didn’t, between them, provide enough miles of distraction, the American Academy…


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MoMA at el Museo


“MoMA at el Museo”: Latin American and Carribean Art from the Collection of the Museum of Modern Art El Museo del Barrio, 1230 Fifth Avenue, New York, 212 831 7272 A shortened version of this article first appeared in the New York Sun, March 4, 2004. This might be a classic “gringo” blunder, but isn’t the…