Alfred Cohen



Although his professed heroes were Rembrandt and Picasso, the resolutely representational work of the London-based American artist Alfred Cohen, owed most to French post-Impressionist masters like Bonnard, Dufy and Rouault, to the roving expressionist Oskar Kokoschka, and to artists of the Jewish diaspora, such as Chagall and Soutine. A devoted Europhile, who spent the second half of his life in England, Cohen was a brilliant colourist and deft draughtsman. In London from 1960, he had sellout exhibitions with the Brook… Read more