Writings by David Cohen

Candace Mills posing with a work by Philip Pearlstein

Hell hath no fury like a model spurned: A Pearlstein nude attracts the wrong kind of attention


Too many friends ask for the “naked Candace”


detail of John Chamberlain, Untitled, ca.1960. Painted paper, staples, and mixed media on collage board, 11-1/2 x 11-1/2 inches. Courtesy of Allan Stone Gallery

The Probity of Modernism: Collages by John Chamberlain and Alfred Leslie


Striking commonalities in the early works of two very different artists, at Allan Stone through December 23


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.