Writings by David Cohen

Jacob El Hanani Linescape: Four Decades at Acquavella Galleries


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Janet Fish, Salad Fixings, 1983. Oil on linen, 38 x 56 inches. Courtesy of the artist and DC Moore Gallery

Janet Fish: Pinwheels and Poppies, Paintings 1980-2008 at DC Moore Gallery


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Poetry by Other Means: The Collages of John Ashbery


Is there something intrinsic to the appeal of collage to writers — to moving bits of paper around in startling, revelatory juxtapositions? The coincidence of two shows of collages by writers of markedly different ilk – a sometime poet laureate and a member of the third estate – begs the question.


Clintel Steed, Runners #1 (Olympic Series), 2017. Oil on masonite, 48 x 19 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

“That is What Painters Do. We Look for Subject Matter”: Clintel Steed in conversation with David Cohen


“I wanted to paint this subject because all the athletes are so in tune with themselves”


Lois Dickson, Aria, 2017. Oil on linen, 72 x 60 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

A Playpen Within A Battlefield: The Paintings of Lois Dickson


To greet her current show at the New York Studio School, an essay published last summer


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A Topical Pick from the Archives: Ali Banisadr at Sperone Westwater


a review from 2014 as Banisadr shows new work at the same gallery


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In a Class of its Own: Maastricht on Park Avenue


The European Fine Art Fair conquers New York


Patricia Treib at Bureau


The paintings of Patricia Treib are all the more intriguing for seeming to elevate honesty as a high virtue. Thoughtfully made, they appeal to the senses. Speed is evidently important, and yet they are as slow as they are spontaneous. They are insistently abstract, but the turns of the brush and the tapering of line…


“The Invitational” at the Academy of Arts & Letters


An antidote to the hypertension of the Whitney Biennial is to be found 150 blocks north at the American Academy of Arts & Letters at the “Annual Exhibition of Visual Arts,” on view through April 9. Selected by a committee of academicians, these are, very literally, artists’ artists. But don’t be deceived by the tasteful installation in gracious…


R.B. Kitaj, Los Angeles No. 11 2002-03 oil on canvas, 36 x 36 inches

R.B. Kitaj: Renewal and Resistance


An interview from 2003 greets the exhibition, R.B.Kitaj: The Exile at Home at Marlborough Chelsea