Writings by David Cohen

David Bowie in the role of Andy Warhol in Basquiat (1996: dir. Julian Schnabel)

The Thin White Duke: David Bowie, 1947-2016


Bowie discusses art – making it and collecting it – in this interview from 1994


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Old Year’s Resolutions: Eight great shows I didn’t review


Jpegs were gathered, soundbites poised, but circumstances got the better of noble intentions


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“Cyborg” at Zürcher Gallery, “Devotion” at Catinca Tabacaru Gallery


Two group exhibitions curated by exhibiting artist William Corwin


Ellen Harvey: Metal Painting, 2015. Detail. 887 paintings in oil on plywood, magnets, steel wall, overall: 15 x 24 feet. Commissioned by the Barnes Foundation. Photo: Rick Echelmeyer.

Ellen Harvey at the Barnes Foundation


Harvey has painted a portrait, in silhouette, of each metal piece hanging in the Barnes


Pablo Picasso, Bull, 1958. Blockboard (wood base panel), palm frond and various other tree branches, eyebolt, nails, and screws, with drips of alkyd and pencil markings, 56-3/4 x 46-1/8 x 4-1/8 inches. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Picasso in 3-D: A Roundtable of Sculptors, with Alain Kirili, Michelle Segre and Rebecca Smith


MoMA’s exhibition is on view through February 7


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Inside the Zlamany Studio: A Photo Essay by Robert Banat


As Brenda Zlamany paints a portrait she becomes the subject of two others


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Elizabeth King at Danese/Corey (Uncanny/Figure at Dorsky Gallery Curatorial Programs)


solo show in Chelsea through October 10; group show in Long Island City through December 13


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Peter Reginato at Adelson Galleries


painting debut of distinguished sculptor, through August 21


Nellie Mae Rowe, Early Bird, 1981. Paint and crayon on canvas, 20 x 24 inches © Nellie Mae Rowe, Shaun Gillen Photography

Inside the Outside: Five Self-Taught Artists from the William Louis-Dreyfus Foundation


at the Katonah Museum of Art through October 11


Williard Boepple, Woman who Blamed Life on a Spaniard, 999. pine, graphite, stain, wax. 51 x 40 x 27 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Lori Bookstein Fine Art

The Bennington Legacy: Willard Boepple, Isaac Witkin and James Wolfe


On view at Tower 49 Gallery through October