Monday, July 14th, 2014
On Kawara, I AM STILL ALIVE, 1970. Telegram, 6 1/2 x 8 inches. Courtesy of the artist.
On Kawara: January 2, 1933 – June, 2014 ...
Friday, September 6th, 2013
Stephen Antonakos, The Search, 2011. © 2011 Stephen Antonakos. All Rights Reserved.
A tribute to this subtle master of neon ...
Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
Hilton Kramer, 1928-2012. Photo (c) Timothy Greenfield-Sanders, 1985
with additional comments by William King, Alex Katz and Vivian Tsao ...

Wednesday, October 28th, 2015

Lennart Anderson, Golden Age 1, 1956. Oil on canvas, 20 x 16 inches. Collection of the Artist

Order, Poise and Delight: Lennart Anderson, 1928 to 2015

One painter’s tribute to a mentor, with an additional comment by David Cohen

Wednesday, October 7th, 2015

Photo of Jackie Brookner. Courtesy of

Work embodying a solution to the problem it references: The Legacy of Jackie Brookner

Memorial at Parsons October 17 for pioneering ecological artist

Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Screen Shot 2015-06-24 at 3.23.24 PM

Waste Not, Want Not: An Inquiry into What Women Saved and Assembled — Femmage

In homage to the late Miriam Schapiro, this classic text of the feminist art movement

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

Photograph of Selina Trieff in 1960

Drawn to the Larger Mystery: Selina Trieff, 1934 to 2015

Her paintings were a comedy of strangely familiar selves

Thursday, May 7th, 2015

James Adley, Carmine, 2007. Acrylic on panel, 24 x 36 inches. Courtesy of the Artist

Grand Symphonic Paintings: James Adley, 1931 to 2015

“Size was a necessary component of his symphonic ambition for painting”

Monday, April 6th, 2015

Travis Collinson, Pinkie was painted by Thomas Lawrence but what if blue boy was a beat poet (Paule), 2013-14. Acrylic on linen, 64 x 48 inches. Collection of Berkeley Art Museum/Pacific Film Archive.

Relentlessly Engaged: Paule Anglim, 1930-2015

with comments by Annabeth Rosen, Wayne Thiebaud and John Zurier

Thursday, March 5th, 2015

William King, Bob and Terry, c. 1954. Terra cotta, 14 x 14 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

The Gentle Giant: William King, 1925-2015

In this tribute to the sculptor William King, who passed away peacefully Tuesday night at his Springs, New York home under hospice care, David Cohen draws on an essay he wrote in 2011 on King’s work for Iowa State University, Ames, where a number of his works are on permanent loan.  King, a former president of the…

Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015


The Hungry Connoisseur: Claude Simard, 1956 to 2014

An artist’s eulogy for her dealer, co-founder of Jack Shainman Gallery

Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Jane Wilson in front her painting, The Open Scene, 1960. Collection of The Museum of Modern Art. Photograph by John Jonas Gruen, May 1960.

“Looking for the Color Behind the Color”: Jane Wilson, 1924 to 2015

Wilson belongs to a tradition of transcendental American landscape

Thursday, January 1st, 2015


“I Choose To Be Free”. Jake Berthot, 1939-2014

Touched by the sublime, his painting went beyond the sense of sight