Cora Cohen

Cora Cohen (born October 19, 1943) is an American performer whose works improve paintings, drawings, photographs, and altered x rays. Cohen is most known for her abstract paintings and is often identified as continuing the tradition of American Abstraction. The New York Times' critic Michael Brenson wrote of her 1984 exhibition, Portraits of Women: "The works are dense, brooding and yet elated. The turbulence of the paint not on your own looks but along with feels once freedom." Cohen interviewed many additional artists also associated with continuing the tradition of American Abstraction for Bomb Magazine including; Ralph Humphrey, Dona Nelson, Craig Fisher, Carl Ostendarp and Joan Mitchell. Her doing has furthermore been identified bearing in mind traditions of European abstraction, and specifically German abstraction, including the do its stuff of Wols, Sigmar Polke, Gerhard Richter. She began exhibiting in Germany in the upfront nineties and continues to take effect at some of its most prestigious institutions.

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