Wednesday, September 30th, 2015
painting debut of distinguished sculptor, through August 21 ...
Sunday, September 13th, 2015
Installation view, "Helen Mirra" at Galerie Nodenhake, 2015. Courtesy of the artist and Galerie Nordenhake.
The artist discusses her work and her developing approach to its facture. ...
Saturday, September 12th, 2015
Jay Sanders in conversation with Felix Bernstein. Courtesy of Felix Bernstein.
Artist Felix Bernstein describes to curator Jay Sanders his affair with the work and ghost of Jack Smith. ...

Sunday, October 16th, 2011

Willem de Kooning, Montauk I, 1969. Oil on canvas, 88 x 77 inches. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, CT. © 2011 The Willem de Kooning Foundation/Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Roundtable on MoMA’s de Kooning Retrospective

with David Carrier, David Cohen, Ivan Gaskell, Jennifer Riley and Joan Waltemath,

Friday, October 14th, 2011


Greg Drasler at Betty Cuningham

“packed like luggage, appointed like rooms and driven like automobiles.”

Thursday, October 13th, 2011

Serban Savu, The Card Players, 2011. Oil on canvas, 53-1/8 x 70-7/8 inches. Courtesy of David Nolan Gallery

Communism Never Happened: Serban Savu and the Cluj Connection

Extract from Cohen’s monograph on Savu as his show continues at David Nolan through October 22

Friday, October 7th, 2011

Jennifer Riley, Mockingbird I, 2011. Oil on canvas, 40 x 40 inches. Courtesy of Allegra LaViola

Last Chance: Soundings (Elizabeth Hazan, Jennifer Riley) at Janet Kurnatowski

Intense painterly dialogue in a recent Greenpoint show

Thursday, October 6th, 2011


The Dutchmen’s Heir: Jenny Saville at Gagosian

The author is having a Frankenstein moment.  “Continuum” continues on Madison Ave through October 22.

Thursday, September 29th, 2011

Anni Albers, Untitled Tapestry, based on a 1933 design. Hand knotted wool, hand twisted wool and silk, 72 x 116 inches. Courtesy of Loretta Howard Gallery

An Education Over Coffee: Black Mountain College and Its Legacy

A rich historic show at Loretta Howard Gallery, up through October 29

Thursday, September 8th, 2011

Peter, Will and Todd (on lap) Barnet. Courtesy of Peter Barnet.

“He Still Draws Beautifully and Paints Every Day”: Will Barnet at 100

Painter Peter Barnet and law professor Todd Barnet talk about their father

Saturday, September 3rd, 2011


Picking Up the Pieces: Julie Heffernan’s Honest Pessimism

Her show opens September 3 at Catherine Clark Gallery, San Francisco

Friday, September 2nd, 2011

Francesca Woodman, Untitled, New York, 1979-1980. Gelatin silver print, 4 x 9-1/2 inches. Courtesy of George and Betty Woodman

Gorgeous Metamorphoses: Alexander McQueen and Francesca Woodman

More than goth aesthetics and youthful suicides unite the fashion designer and the photographer.

Wednesday, August 31st, 2011


“Artists who write write for a purpose”

Painter George Hofmann launches artcritical’s BOOKMARKED column, commenting on his favorite blogs