Cora Cohen is active/lives in New York. Cora Cohen is known for mixed media abstraction.
Biography Cora Cohen
Cora Cohen is a visual artist who currently lives and works in Long Island City, New York. Born in Manhattan in 1943, Cohen received B.A. and M.A. degrees from Bennington College. She had her first important exhibition of abstract paintings at the Everson Museum of Art in 1974.
In the 1990s, Cohen became increasingly interested in the notion of painting informed by a world outside of self-reflexive concerns with modernism and postmodernism. She used photography to record slices of life in urban environments, began working on exposed X-ray films, and made paintings that affirmed the medium’s capacity to extend beyond the confines of a rectilinear format. Cohen’s current works are based on seemingly contradictory ways of seeing and paintin
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