Writings by David Cohen

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Penny Kronengold at First Street Gallery and Nicole Eisenman at Leo Koenig


Penny Kronengold, Recent Paintings and Drawings: Swimmers in Motion and Occasional Landscapes First Street Gallery through March 27 526 West 26th Street, Suite 915 between 10th and 11th Avenues, 646-336-8053 Nicole Eisenman: Elizaville Leo Koenig Inc, through April 10 249 Center Street between Grand and Broome, 212 334 9255 It is usually a bad sign when…


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Lynda Benglis at Cheim & Read and Mia Westerlund Roosen at Lennon, Weinerg


Lynda Benglis: A Sculpture Survey, 1969-2004 Cheim & Read until April 3 547 W. 25th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-242-7727 Mia Westerlund Roosen: Namesake Lennon, Weinberg, Inc. until April 3 560 Broadway, Suite 308, at Prince Street, 212-941-0012 Once the enfant terrible of the New York School, Lynda Benglis is now one of the…


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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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Sol LeWitt at PaceWildenstein and Kate Shephard at Galerie Lelong


Sol LeWitt: Structures 1962-2003 PaceWildenstein until March 27 32 East 57th Street, between Madison and Fifth Avenues, 212-421-3292 PaceWildenstein until April 17 534 West 25th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-929-7000 Kate Shepherd: Wall, Floor, Rocky Crag Galerie Lelong until March 20 (528 West 26th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-315-0470). Early in…


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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…


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Bill Jensen at Danese, Ying Li at the Painting Center, Marc Quinn at Mary Boone


“Bill Jensen: Duo Duo and Drunken Brush Drawings” at Danese until March 13 (41 East 57th Street, between Park and Madison Avenues, 212-223-2227). Prices: The gallery declined to disclose its prices. “Ying Li” at the Painting Center until February 28 (52 Greene Street, 2nd Floor, between Broome and Grand Streets, 212-343-1060). Prices: $1,800-$4,000. “Marc Quinn”…


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Duncan Hannah at JG/Contemporary; de Chirico, Picaba and Warhol at Sperone Westwater; Now is a Good Time at Andrea Rosen


“Duncan Hannah: The Spell of London” JG/Contemporary in Chelsea until March 6 505 W. 28th Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212.564.7662 “Duncan Hannah: Stolen Moments” JG/Contemporary until March 6 1014 Madison Avenue at 78th Street, 3rd Floor, 212.535.5767 “A Triple Alliance: de Chirico, Picabia, Warhol” Sperone Westwater until February 21 415 W. 13th Street, between TK and…


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Rothko at PaceWildenstein and Esteban Vicente at Ameringer & Yohe


“Rothko: The Year 1949 – A Painter’s Progress” at PaceWildenstein until February 23 (32 E. 57th Street, between Madison and Park Avenues, 212-421-3292) “Esteban Vicente: Early Works” at Ameringer Yohe Fine Art until March 20 (20 W. 57th Street, between Fifth and Sixth Avenues, 212-445-0051) A good Rothko is always an enigma: You can sense…


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Endless Love: Curated by Mark Greenwold


DC Moore Gallery until February 7 724 Fifth Avenue at 57th Street, 212-247-2111 A version of this article first appeared in the New York Sun, February 5, 2004. Mark Greenwold has a problem. Actually, judging by his bizarre symbolist pictures, he has a few. But from a career perspective, his problem is what to put in…


LOVERS: Drawings by Rosemarie Beck and Paul Resika, 1968-69


Lori Bookstein Fine Art 37 West 57 Street, 3rd Floor New York Opens February 14th, 3-6 pm Continues through March 12, 2004 1968. Year of the “Events”. The Summer of Love and all that. In a studio in New York’s Washington Square, two young artists stage an event of their own: a pair of lovers…