David Cohen is an art historian, critic and curator. British-born and educated, he received a BA from Sussex University and an MA from the Courtauld Institute of Art.
He is the founder and publisher of artcritical.com, the online art magazine, and moderator of The Review Panel, a series of critics’ forums hosted by PAFA and the National Academy Museum in New York. His prior positions include gallery director at the New York Studio School and art critic for the New York Sun. He is the author of books and museum catalogues on the work of Lucian Freud, Alex Katz, Jock McFadyen, Henry Moore, C.R.W. Nevinson and others.
Cohen is a Senior Visiting Critic in the MFA program. He has lectured at PAFA on the relationship of painting and photography.