Writings by David Cohen

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.


Jean Hélion, Equilibre , 1936. Oil on canvas, 44 7/8 x 57 7/8 inches. Courtesy of Schroeder Romero & Shredder

Jean Hélion at Schroeder Romero & Shredder


Up through June 30. His 1943 book, “They Shall Not Have Me”, is reissued by Arcade


Catherine Howe, Night Painting (Bluestocking), 2012. Oil and beeswax on canvas, 50 x 60 inches. Courtesy of Von Lintel Gallery

Catherine Howe at Von Lintel Gallery


Still Life as Action Painting


Hilton Kramer, 1928-2012. Photo (c) Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1985

Feared and Fearless: Hilton Kramer, 1928-2012


with additional comments by William King, Alex Katz and Vivian Tsao


Jack Bush, Sing Sing Sing, 1974. Acrylic on canvas, 68 x 114-3/4 inches. Courtesy of FreedmanArt

Jack Bush at FreedmanArt


Images that balance chromatic vibrancy and earthiness.  DEBATE: Comments from Karen Wilkin and Piri Halasz


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Eve Sonneman at Nohra Haime Gallery


Her diptych photographs and a selection of paintings are on view through April 28


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Volta Experiences A Surge


A report from the fair of solo presentations that runs through Sunday


Jennifer Bartlett, Sm. M. Lg. 1-1000 Horizontal, 2011. Enamel over silkscreen grid on baked enamel steel plates, 57 x 75 inches. Courtesy of Locks Gallery, Philadelphia

What to expect at the Piers, the Armory, the other Armory, even some Williamsburg bars


Armory Week is upon us