Writings by David Cohen

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Beyond the Studio & Out of the Closet: Art and Sex on the Waterfront, 1971-83


Leslie + Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art


Josephine Halvorson, Husband, 2012. Oil on linen, 19 x 15 inches. Courtesy of Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York

The Big Picture at Sikkema Jenkins & Co


A group show, including Robert Bordo, Merlin James and Josephine Halvorson


Ivor Abrahams, Privacy Plots III, 1972. Screen print. Image courtesy of Artnet

Pre-History: Artnet Articles from the 1990s on Bruce Pearson, Ivor Abrahams and Damien Hirst


In tribute to the magazine which closed this week


Walter Robinson, founder-editor of Artnet Magazine, appears on the Kostabi Show's Name That Painting quiz. Courtesy of thekostabishow.com

Artnet Magazine – R.I.P.


The closure of the oldest web-exclusive art magazine recalls the demise last year of Knoedler


Katherine Bradford, Liner Collage, 2013. Mixed media on paper, 11 x 11-3/8 inches. Courtesy of Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects

A New Hero: Katherine Bradford at Edward Thorp


Katherine Bradford: Small Ships is at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects through October 13.


Nicole Wittenberg, The Countess 2 (London on October 15th, 2010), oil on canvas, 29 x 33 inches. Courtesy of Freight & Volume

When Academic Isn’t a Dirty Word


The Arts and Letters ceremonial is the art world’s Oscars


Visitors to Frieze Art Fair New York, May 2012. Photo: artcritical

On an Island in the River – Sunday in Randall’s Park with Frieze


“simply put, the best art fair this writer has visited in America.”


Dancers perform "Rave" by Karole Armitage with sets by Will Cotton. Abrons Arts Center, May 2012. Photo: Courtesy of Will Cotton

Triple Threat! Will Cotton: the Book, the Show, the Ballet


Book from Rizzoli, show at Mary Boone,  sets for Karole Armitage


Peter Howson, Outcast, 2011. Oil on canvas, 48¼ x 36¼ inches. Courtesy of Flowers Gallery

Hell and Back: The Religious Paintings of Peter Howson


“Redemption” was on view at Chelsea’s Flowers Gallery March 29 to May 5, 2012


Frieze Art Fair, Randall's Island Park, May 4 to 7, 2012

May Day! May Day! More Art Fairs


New York set to Frieze.