Writings by David Cohen

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Ruth Hardinger at Long Island University


Her show, on view through May 15, was a recent ARTCRITICAL PICK


Iinstallation view of Alexander Calder: MULTIM IN PARVO at Dominque Lévy in New York © 2015 Calder Foundation, New York / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York Photo: Tom Powel Imaging, Inc.

Pas de Deux: Calder and Calatrava on Madison Avenue


Alexander Calder. MULTUM IN PARVO at Dominque Lévy


installation shot of 2014/15 exhibition of Allen Jones at Royal Academy of Arts, London

Rich Sources: Reference and Homage in Two Contemporary Artists, Jack Davidson and Alex Da Corte


The double homage, killing two birds with one stone


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

Orientation Games: Getting the Hang of 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