Writings by David Cohen

Nancy Grossman, Two Heads - Back and Front, 1968. Pen and ink on paper, 10 3/4 x 13 inches. Collection Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, © 1968 Nancy Grossman, courtesy of Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY

Embattled Critic: Where Angels Fear To Tread

Reviewing the reviews that caused the rumpus

Atsushi Kaga at mother's tankstation, Dublin's booth at Art Positions (Art Basel Miami Beach) 2012

The Mother of All Invention

In our first dispatch from Miami, a note on Atsushi Kaga, Art Positions, Art Basel Miami Beach

Joa Baldinger, I Want to Talk About You, 2010. Oil on linen, from the quadriptych, IV/IV, 74 x106 inches. Courtesy of Klemens Gasser and Tanja Grunert

Collection of Sandy: Paintings Lost in Flooded Chelsea Gallery

Joa Baldinger’s 2010 quadriptych, I Want to Talk About You, claimed by the storm

Nick Miller, Portrait of David Cohen, 2012. oil on board, dimensions to follow. Courtesy of the Artist

Sitting Still on the Brink of Sandy: Nick Miller Paints a Portrait

First entry in new column, “David’s Diary,” uploaded as the lights begin to flicker.

Carla Gannis, RobbieCarni, 2012. [detail] Digital drawing, 15 x 2.75 feet. Courtesy of Pablo's Birthday

Carla Gannis: The Multiversal Hippozoonomadon & Prismenagerie at Pablo’s Birthday

A “transmedia” artist who gets her digital hands dirty!


Life with a Dolphin: A Memoir from Mrs. Clement Greenberg

Janice Van Horne Greenberg, author of this book reviewed in 2012, passed October 14. RIP Jenny


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