Writings by David Cohen

A scene from Frederick Wiseman’s “National Gallery”. Courtesy of Zipporah Films

Upstairs Downstairs: Frederick Wiseman’s National Gallery

Now playing at Film Forum, through November 18


“Après moi, le deluge”: The Review Panel in Its Tenth Year

A welcome note from our publisher and editor


Annabeth Rosen at Ventana 244

Annabeth Rosen adds her trippy offering to the Summer of Love for Ceramics.

Clint Jukkala, Telepath, 2014. Oil on canvas, 44 x 50 inches. Courtesy of BravinLee programs.

Clint Jukkala: Cosmic Trigger at BravinLee programs

Matisse via Color Field abstraction, flower power iconography and Alfred Jensen

Alan Prazniak, Lullaby Bog, 2014. Oil on linen, 46 x 52 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Rays of Light Through Fast Rolling Cloud: SUPER FOG in NoHo

A pop-up show, worth catching in its one day run

Untitled (US flag), 2011. Cotton and gauze on nylon flag, 59 x 35 1/4 inches. Photo: David Cohen

Hoisting the Colors at NADA with Joe Fyfe

“If I hear the word ‘provisional’ one more time I’ll scream”

Francesco Scanzi, Martyrdom of Saint Apollonia, 1528 Sta. Maria delle Grazie, Soncino. Photo: David Cohen

What to Wear for a Martyrdom

What to Wear for a Martyrdom: Fashion tips for executioners from Late Quattrocento/Early Cinquecento Masters, North and South of the Alps. A lecture by David Cohen given at New York Studio School, April 1 2014 This lecture on April 1 was the first public airing of ideas in what is a new area of interest to…

Connie Fox, Sammy's Beach III, 2007. Acrylic on canvas, 80 x 72 inches. Courtesy of Danese/Corey

Sainte Victoire on the South Fork: Connie Fox and Sammy’s Beach

The veteran painter’s first show at Danese/Corey, up through April 19

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Brueghel Meets Mughal: Ali Banisadr at Sperone Westwater

“Motherboard” continues at Sperone Westwater through April 19

Ena Swansea, Night and Day Reversible Sofa, 2014. Steel, auto body paint, burlap, fake fur, feathers, and computerized reproductions of paintings, on dye-sublimation casino gaming suede, 35.25 x 157 x 33.5 inches, Edition of 8, 2 APs. Courtesy of Friendman Benda Gallery. Photo: Christopher Burke Studio

Night and Day: Ena Swansea, Reversible

A show of paintings and a sofa at Friedman Benda, through February 15