Writings by THE EDITORS

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The Big Freeze


In respite to the elements, artcritical extends a warm welcome to the many visitors in town for Frieze New York and related activities. We have been offering our (usually weekly) artcritical pick on a daily basis as there is obviously so much to showcase. On Wednesday, for instance, David Cohen put the spotlight on a solo booth…


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Next Panel: Lee Ann Norman, Barry Schwabsky and Joan Waltemath are David Cohen’s Guests


Discussing shows of Shezad Dawood, Rashaad Newsome, Kameelah Janan Rasheed and Jessica Weiss


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The Review Panel at Brooklyn Public Library


David Cohen’s guests at the next panel, May 10, are Lee Ann Norman, Barry Schwabsky and Joan Waltemath. While Schwabsky and Waltemath were mainstays of the program’s Manhattan decade, Norman, who is a regular contributor at artcritical and is now based in Chicago, will be making her Review Panel debut in Brooklyn. The shows up for discussion are by artists Shezad Dawood, Rashaad Newsome…


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Details of Next Panel: Lee Ann Norman, Barry Schwabsky and Joan Waltemath are David Cohen’s Guests


Discussing shows of Shezad Dawood, Rashaad Newsome, Kameelah Janan Rasheed and Jessica Weiss


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April 2016: Lance Esplund, Kara Rooney and Robert Storr with Moderator David Cohen


Third panel at Brooklyn Public Library discussed exhibitions by Judith Braun, Omer Fast, Molly Lowe and Betty Tompkins


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For They Are Jolly Good Fellows


This Tuesday sees the third installment of The Review Panel in its new home, the Brooklyn Public Library. Meanwhile, over at artcritical, not to mention YouTube, one can hear – and see – the first and second outings. Podcasts and videos are now posted of the February meeting, with Siri Hustvedt, Roberta Smith and Alexi Worth, and…


Betty Tompkins, Put a Bag…, 2013. Acrylic on canvas, 4 x 4 x 1.5 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and the FLAG Art Foundation

Bad Girls and Brooklynites: The Review Panel, April 12


Lance Esplund, Kara Rooney and Robert Storr are David Cohen’s guests


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March 2016, with Svetlana Alpers, Laurie Fendrich and David Salle


Moderated by David Cohen at Brooklyn Public Library


Photo of David Salle by Robert Banat

A Brooklyn Man


Who can keep up with David Salle? That he is a painter at the top of his form was evidenced by his solo show in New York last spring. But he is also wearing hats as a curator and critic these days.  “Nice Weather,” a group show divided between the uptown and Chelsea premises of his dealers, Skarsdedt Gallery, brings together mostly…


Aaron Zulko, Rooftop Pool, 2014. Oil on canvas, 52 x 48 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Project: ARTSpace, New York. On view at Volta

Cheatsheet for Armory Week in NYC


A dozen fairs to visit in one busy week