Alfred Cohen, 1920-2001: Select Bibliography

[Note: this bibliography only includes substantial and significant reviews of exhibitions. It is by no means a complete listing.]

Meyer Levin, ‘Should an artist be different?’, National Weekly (11 Nov 1956), 2

P. M. T. Sheldon-Williams, ‘A Vision of the Thames’, Apollo, 75 (October 1961), 112-3.

Edward Lucie-Smith, The Arts Review (7-21 October 1961)

Peter Stone, ‘Alfred Cohen – Atmospheric Expressionist’, Jewish Quarterly, 9:35 (Autumn 1962), 28-30

Alfred Cohen, La Commedia dell’arte (London, 1963); foreword by Pierre Rouve

Conroy Maddox, The Arts Review, 15:20 (19 Oct – 2 Nov 1963), 4-5

Terence Mullaly, ‘A Look Behind the Motley’, Daily Telegraph (30 Oct 1963)

Michael Ballantyne, ‘An American in England’, Montreal Star (15 May 1965)

P. M. T. Sheldon-Williams, Pictures on Exhibit (Dec 1965), 42

Philip Oakes, ‘Cohen GB’, Sunday Times (29 Dec 1968)

Alfred Cohen, ‘Feeling for a Place: The artist about himself’, Jewish Quarterly, 17:1 (Spring 1969), 23-24

Alfred Cohen, ‘Joe Rose’, Jewish Quarterly, 20:3 (Autumn 1972), 29

Philip Oakes, ‘Alfred Cohen: American seduced by Britain’, In Britain (Nov 1978), 22-25

Roger Berthoud, The Life of Henry Moore (London: Faber, 1987), p. 207

Frances Spalding, Dictionary of British Art, volume VI: Twentieth-Century Painters and Sculptors (Woodbridge, Suffolk, 1990), assistant editor Judith Collins

Jewish Artists: The Ben Uri Collection: Paintings, Drawings, Prints and Sculpture, ed. Walter Schwab and Julia Weiner (London: Ben Uri and Lund Humphries, 1994), p. 33.

Tony Warner, ‘Alfred Cohen: In Conversation’, The Artist (Feb 1994), 12-14

Philip Oakes, ‘Ballad of the Sad CafĂ©’, Country Living (Oct 1994), 96-99

Colin Chinery, ‘Alfred paints his homage to a vanishing England: The Chinery Interview’, Eastern Daily Press (12 Dec 1994), 11

Martin W. Bowman, Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress (Crowood Press, 1998)

Martin W. Bowman, Consolidated B-24 Liberator (Crowood Press, 1998)

Daily Telegraph (8 February 2001), 31
Times (5 March 2001), 21
Ian Collins, Guardian (7 March 2001), 24
Jewish Chronicle (9 March 2001), 29
David Buckman, Independent (26 April 2001), The Thursday Review, 6

Alexander Masters, Times Literary Supplement (8 June 2001), 19

Hephzibah Anderson, ‘Alfred Cohen: 1920-2001), Jewish Quarterly (Summer 2001), 51-4

Howard Jacobson, The Independent, 02 February 2002, The Weekend Review, p. 5
Cohen’s illustrations have been used in:

Nadine Gordimer, ‘The Visit’, Jewish Chronicle (9 Sept 1966), 39

Tennessee Williams, ‘Rubio y Morena’, Envoy, 1:10 (Feb 1968), 20-23, 78.

Janet Frame, Scented Gardens for the Blind (London: W. H. Allen, 1963), dustjacket

H G Wells Newsletter, 3:2 (Spring/Summer 1992) and 3:3 (Winter 1992); drawings of Ford Madox Ford and H. G. Wells

London Review of Books (26 September 1991) drawing of Joseph Conrad.

Times Literary Supplement (16 February 1996) cover. Gouache of Ford Madox Ford

English Literature in Transition, 43:2 (2000), cover. Pen and ink drawing of Ford Madox Ford

Ford Madox Ford, Critical Essays, ed. Max Saunders and Richard Stang (Manchester: Carcanet, 2002), inside back cover. Sketch of Ford.