Writings by David Cohen

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Pharmacy or Farm: Phaidon Hedges Bets


Two contemporary art surveys experiment with format models: encyclopedia and newspaper


Anish Kapoor, Mother as Mountain, 1985. Wood, gesso and pigment 140 × 275 × 105 cm. Walker Art Center, Minneapolis

The Yorkshire Connection: Books on British Sculpture


Titles on John Skeaping, Barbara Hepworth, Anthony Caro, Anish Kapoor and Thomas Houseago.


Barbara Kruger, Untitled (Money Makes Money), 2011. Digital print, vinyl, dimensions variable, at Mary Boone Gallery, Art Basel Miami Beach, 2011. Photo: artcritical

Get Lost! Victims and Victors of the Art Fair Grid


How to stand out at Art Basel Miami,  Aqua and Seven


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Roundtable on Cattelan’s ALL at the Guggenheim


with David Carrier, Carla Gannis, Maddie Phinney, Robin Siegel and Bessie Zhu


Pat Passlof in her studio on Manhattan's Lower East Side. (c) Alice Sebrell

Pat Passlof, 1928-2011


Memorial Celebration at College of Staten Island this Sunday, November 18


Still from Marina Abramovic, Nude with Skeleton, 2002. Courtesy the artist and Sean Kelly Gallery

Who Will Rein Her In? Marina Abramovic versus Yvonne Rainer


Veteran dancer protests  “degenerate” Deitch gala:  youngsters rotated  for diners’ entertainment


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Making Space For Innocence: Bianca Beck at Rachel Uffner


An impressive debut show that marks affinities with two of the reviewer’s favorite painters


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Greg Drasler at Betty Cuningham


“packed like luggage, appointed like rooms and driven like automobiles.”


Serban Savu, The Card Players, 2011. Oil on canvas, 53-1/8 x 70-7/8 inches. Courtesy of David Nolan Gallery

Communism Never Happened: Serban Savu and the Cluj Connection


Extract from Cohen’s monograph on Savu as his show continues at David Nolan through October 22


Jennifer Riley, Mockingbird I, 2011. Oil on canvas, 40 x 40 inches. Courtesy of Allegra LaViola

Last Chance: Soundings (Elizabeth Hazan, Jennifer Riley) at Janet Kurnatowski


Intense painterly dialogue in a recent Greenpoint show