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Rachel Cohen

Gold, Golden, Gilded, Glittering

This essay, on a long complex history of overlap in financial and artistic inventions, appeared in The Believer in the Nov / Dec 2012 issue.     more»

Looking at Poussin

This essay, on the occasion of the Metropolitan Museum's Poussin Exhibition, "Poussin and Nature: Arcadian Visions," February 12-May 11, 2008, appeared in the Summer 2008 issue of The Threepenny Review.     more»

Life Studies: Artist's Model

This essay on the ruptured friendship of Émil Zola and Paul Cézanne appeared in The New Yorker in 2005 and is available to subscribers.     more»