Writings by David Cohen

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Richard Stankiewicz at AXA Gallery and Rachel Harrison, Hirsch Perlman, Dieter Roth, Jack Smith, Rebecca Warren at Matthew Marks Gallery


“Miracle in the Scrap Heap: The Sculpture of Richard Stankiewicz” at AXA Gallery until September 25 (The Equitable Building Atrium, 787 Seventh Avenue, at 51st Street, 212-554-2015). Rachel Harrison, Hirsch Perlman, Dieter Roth, Jack Smith, Rebecca Warren at Matthew Marks Gallery until September 13 (523 W. 24th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-243-0200) “A…


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Watercolor at Kouros Gallery


23 East 73 Street New York NY 10021, 212 288 5888 August 6-22, 2003 exhibition travels to Schweinfurth Memorial Art Center Auburn, NY in May-June 2004 Watercolor, once the Cinderella of mediums, has been having a ball recently. Pamela Auchincloss and Melissa Meyer curated a survey of 22 abstract painters who use watercolor in 2001…


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Peter Reginato at The Hudson River Museum, Aleš Veselý at Carosso Fine Art, Wim Devoye in Madison Square Park


Eye Candy: Sculptures by Peter Reginato at The Hudson River Museum until September 7 (511 Warburton Ave, Yonkers, 914 963-4550) Aleš Veselý: Infinite Point: Works on paper & studies for sculpture at Carosso Fine Art through September 25 (42 E 76 New York, between Fifth and Madison Avenues, 212-744-5400) Wim Delvoye in Madison Square Park…


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Nature Photography at JG/Contemporary, Alternate Visions at Katharina Rich Perlow


“Nature Photography” JG/Contemporary until August 7 1014 Madison Ave, at 78th Street, 212 535 5767 “Alternate Visions: Contemporary Landscape” Katharina Rich Perlow Gallery, until August 29 41 E 57th Street, 13th Floor, between Fifth Ave and Madison Ave, 212 644 7171 A version of this article first appeared in The New York Sun, July 31,…


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Paul Resika at Vered Gallery, Louis Finkelstein at Lori Bookstein Fine Art


“Resika: A Decade of Painting 1993-2003″ at Vered Gallery until August 6 (68 Park Place Passage, opposite East Hampton Cinema, East Hampton, New York, 631-324-3303). “Louis Finkelstein: The Late Pastels, 1990-1999″ at Lori Bookstein Fine Art until July 25 (50 East 78th Street, between Madison and Park Avenues, 212-439-9605). Every picture by Paul Resika is…


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Giverny at Salon 94, Jules Olitski at Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art


Giverny, at Salon 94, 12 East 94th Street, between Fifth and Madison, New York NY 10128, T 646 672 9212, open Monday to Wednesday, 10 to 5 by appointment, through August 13 Jules Olitski: Spray Paintings of the 1960s, at Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, 20 W 57, 2nd fl, between Fifth and Sixth, New…


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Sarah Sze at the Whitney Museum, Collage/Construction at Pavel Zoubok


“Sarah Sze: The Triple Point of Water” at Whitney Museum of American Art until October 9 (945 Madison Avenue, at 75th Street, 212-570-3676)) “Collage/Construction” at Pavel Zoubok until August 15 (1014 Madison Avenue, at 78th Street, 212-879-5858) With her installation “The Triple Point of Water” in the Whitney’s appropriately moat-like sculpture court, Sarah Sze has…


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Divergent at Galerie Lelong and Summer Color at Elizabeth Harris


“Divergent” at Galerie Lelong until August 1 528 West 26th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-315-0470 “Summer Color” at Elizabeth Harris until July 18 529 West 20th Street, between Tenth and Eleventh Avenues, 212-463-9666 Summer is for group shows, with themes and premises kept seasonally light. The economic determinant is traffic, likewise light. No…


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R.B. Kitaj


Renewal and Resistance “Where are all the beautiful women?” a lady asks R.B. Kitaj during the packed opening of his recent show at L.A. Louver, a leading gallery in Venice, California. “What?”, he replies, incredulously. Mr. Kitaj has battled deafness for many years, but even so would have had difficulty comprehending this question. The lady…


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James Siena at BravinLee Programs and Online at Feigen Contemporary


If Paul Klee could famously “take line for a walk,” then James Siena has taken it to the wild side.