Writings by David Cohen

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Pat Lipsky at Elizabeth Harris, Richard Deacon at Marian Goodman, Richard Long at Sperone Westwater


Pat Lipsky at Elizabeth Harris through October 9 (529 West 20 Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212 463 9666) Richard Deacon at Marian Goodman through October 7 (24 West 57 Street, between 5th and 6th Avenues, 212 977 7160) Richard Long at Sperone Westwater through October 23 (415 West 13 Street, between 9th Avenue…


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Will Cotton at Mary Boone, Ena Swansea at Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert, Lois Dodd at Alexandre Gallery


“Will Cotton” at Mary Boone Gallery through October 23 (541 West 24 Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212 752 2929) “Ena Swansea: situation” at Klemens Gasser & Tanja Grunert through October 9 (524 West 19th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212 807 9494) “Lois Dodd: Flashings” at Alexandre Gallery through October 2 (Fuller…


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Sean Scully by David Carrier


Sean Scully by David Carrier Thames & Hudson, 224 pages, $65 Sean Scully does for stripes what Giorgio Morandi did for bottles. He turns an unpreposessing form into the cipher for a fulsome range of painterly emotions. Morandi’s jugs and jars were things in the world, still-life motifs that precariously balanced specificity and generalization. Mr….


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Robert Ryman and Band of Abstraction


“Robert Ryman: Works on Paper, 1957-1964” until September 25 (closed for August, 99 Wooster Street, between Spring and Prince, 212-343-0441). “Band of Abstraction” until August 14 (819 Washington Street, between Little W. 12th and Gansevoort Streets, 212-243-8572). A painterly equivalent to the truism that the child is father to the man is that an artist’s…


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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


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Cindy Sherman at Metro Pictures, Spencer Tunick at I-20 Gallery, Hilary Harkness at Mary Boone


“Cindy Sherman” through June 26 at Metro Pictures (519 W 24th Street between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212-206-7100). “Spencer Tunick: Public Works 2001-2004” through June 19 at I-20 Gallery, 529 W 20th Street, between 10th and 11th Avenues, 212-645-1100). “Hilary Harkness” though June 26 at Mary Boone (541 W 24 Street, between 10th and 11th…


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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Henry Moore at Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert, Markus Lüpertz at Michael Werner, Daisy Youngblood at McKee


“Henry Moore: Master Drawings from the Collection of the Henry Moore Foundation” at Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert, through May 14, 2004 (17 E 76 Street, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, 212 772 1950) “Markus Lüpertz: About the Three Graces” at Michael Werner, through May 29 (4 E 77 Street between Fifth and Madison Avenues, 212 988 1623…