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Thursday, January 25th, 2018
 
Regina Bogat, Palmyra I, 2015. Acrylic, board on canvas, 40 x 46 inches. Courtesy of Zürcher Gallery, New York/Paris
The veteran painter reminisces in her New Jersey studio ...
Saturday, March 4th, 2017
 
An interview from 2003 greets the exhibition, R.B.Kitaj: The Exile at Home at Marlborough Chelsea ...
Friday, October 14th, 2016
 
Arlene Shechet, A Night Out, 2011. Glazed Ceramic, acrylic paint, and hardwood, 45 x 13 x 17 inches, Courtesy of the artist and Sikkema Jenkins & Co.
As stunning new show opens at Sikkema Jenkins & Co, a look back at last year’s retrospective at Boston’s ICA ...
 

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

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Featured item from THE LIST: Bianca Beck: Body Double at Rachel Uffner, opening Sunday, 6-8PM


In his 2011 artcritical review of this artist’s debut show, David Cohen wrote: “There is something deliciously grubby about the paintings and sculptures of Bianca Beck. She favors distressed, punctured, encrusted surfaces, an earthy, at times visceral palette and painterly gestures that border on violence. Lacerations, smudges and sgraffito incisions attack the paint as if in a last-ditch…

Thursday, November 1st, 2018

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Jason Farago, Seph Rodney, Karen Wilkin are David Cohen’s guests

Saturday, October 13th, 2018

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Featured item from THE LIST: Don Porcaro at Hudson Boulevard Park


Before the extended 7 Subway and Escheresque observation platform arrived in the overnight neighborhood of glass and steel behemoths that is Hudson Yards, Hell’s Kitchen was home already to a thriving artistic community. One longtime resident is Don Porcaro, and for the last month, examples of his unmistakable, stacked cylindrical “Talisman” sculptures, whimsical stupas in…

Saturday, September 29th, 2018

Featured item from THE LIST: Judith Murray at Sundaram Tagore Gallery


Despite an air of uninhibited, expressive spontaneity, the dense and busy paintings of Judith Murray play by strict rules. Since her debut in a lauded 1976 solo at Betty Parsons, she has restricted her palette within each work or group, developed a tight lexicon of strokes and shapes, and included her trademark bar at the…

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Works by Ben Grzenia (left) and Zach Van Horn

2018 artcritical Prize, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

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Zach Van Horn and Ben Grzenia were the joint winners of the 2018 artcritical prize awarded by faculty vote ahead of the recent Annual Student Exhibition at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. Both were graduating students of PAFA’s MFA program. The artcritical prize – consisting of an interview in these pages with an agreed…

Monday, August 6th, 2018

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Featured item from THE LIST: Jason Stopa at Steven Harvey


“The Gate,” Jason Stopa’s first solo show at Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, features paintings that claim architectural patterns as pliable environments for painted exploration. Through layers of bright color and varying texture, Stopa abstracts rigid forms and brings elements from the outdoors in. In this spirit of harnessing energies and breaking boundaries, the back…

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Ben Grzenia, Drift, 2018. Collaged screen prints, acrylic paint on wood panel, 65 x 46.5 inches. Courtesy of the artist

Hunting: Ben Grzenia in Conversation with Zach Van Horn


“What I knew was that I wanted to get my hands dirty”

Monday, August 6th, 2018

Cut The Kid In Half, 2018. Oil on Paper on Panel, 48” x 48”. Image courtesy the artist.

Layering: Zach Van Horn in conversation with Ben Grzenia


“Both video and music have given me a much stronger understanding of how layering works”

Wednesday, May 30th, 2018

Panel on Al Held at Cheim & Read, Wednesday at 6PM


Al Held’s early works in gestural abstraction from the 1950s are the focus of the fourth of Cheim & Read Gallery’s exhibitions surveying the artist’s oeuvre. Presented in conjunction Nathalie Karg Gallery, this show examines his breakthrough in Paris while studying on the G.I. Bill and his continuing exploration, back in New York, of dimensionality,…

Saturday, May 5th, 2018

Sarah Peters: Figureheads


Sarah Peters possesses an uncanny ability to combine an intense frontality with full sculptural consideration of an object in the round: you are compelled to circumnavigate while also pulled back to her figure’s hieratic gaze. A talk by the artist Saturday afternoon at 3PM promises to be well attended and illuminating, an antidote to fair…