Writings by David Cohen

Thomas Nozkowski, Untitled (N-22), 2010. Pencil and colored pencil on paper, 8-5/8 x 9-15/16 inches. The Pace Gallery

Ground Control to Major Tom: Please re-hang your show


Nozkowski’s current exhibition at Pace includes his best work to date, but the installation is another matter.


Becky Brown, Totem, 2009. Paper, cardboard, wood, paint, 24-1/2 x 8 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Richard Tuttle Lectures at Columbia Launching Series on Art and Spirituality


His influence, meanwhile, is felt in a group show, organized by Nora Griffin, closing Friday


Rose Wylie, DOT and Detail, 2004, left panel. Oil on canvas, 74 x 144 inches. Courtesy of Thomas Erben Gallery New York

Rose Wylie Packs a Punch at Thomas Erben


Nuance where you least expect it in canvases of rambunctious, street-smart brutalism


Annabeth Rosen, Ztheo, 2009. Ceramic, bailing wire, steel plate and neoprene casters, 58-1/2 x 33 x 26 inches. Courtesy of Meulensteen

Gorgon Triffids on 22nd Street: Annabeth Rosen at Meulensteen


Belated New York solo debut of renowned ceramic sculptor


Evelyn Twitchell, Woods, 2009. Acrylic on clay, 10 x 7 inches. On view in the exhibition, Drawn from Nature, Bowery Gallery, September 7 to October 2, 2010. Courtesy of the Artist

Up Before the Coop Board


Bowery Gallery sets Monday, October 11 as date for reviewing prospective new member


Kenya (Robinson), Veiled, 2009. Hand-pricked retail display poster, nylon crochet thread, approx. 50 x 19 inches. Hendershot Gallery

LES GALLS


Three new galleries open on the Lower East Side, including Norman Foster’s spectacular new Sperone Westwater


Rogert Fenton, The Third Graeco-Roman Saloon on Artists' Day, c. 1857. Albumen print, 10 5/16 x 11 9/16 inches. The Royal Photographic Society Collection at the National Media Museum, Bradford. Purchased with the assistance of The Art Fund

What you bump into when you stand back from a photograph


The Original Copy: Photography of Sculpture, 1839 to Today at the Museum of Modern Art, through November 1


Joe Fyfe, After Corot, 2007. Felt, cotton and jute, 54 x 64 inches. Courtesy of Cheim & Read Gallery

Orgy in the Raw: Joe Fyfe’s “Le Tableau” at Cheim & Read


A geographically and historically wide-angled summer group exhibition.


James Hyde, Big Sample (Davis), 2006. Acrylic sign painter's enamel on vinyl digital print (stretched), 112 x 150 inches. Courtesy of Pierogi 2000

Billboard Syncopations: James Hyde at the Boiler Room (Pierogi 2000)


The Stuart Davis Group are high jinks riffs on that jazzy pioneer’s painterly syncopations.


Mark di Suvero, Nova Albion, 1964-65. Steel and wood, 24 x 20 x 27 feet. Courtesy Paula Cooper Gallery, New York. Photo: Ellen Page Wilson.

Engineering Optimism: Mark di Suvero at Paula Cooper Gallery


Soaring forms engender a fearless sense of conquest