He's been busy. There's a bunch of new paintings on his website and they're just as gorgeous as ever (see May 2009 ). There's a sense of loneliness, isolation or reflective melancholy that is unique to an urban existence. That description may be oversimplified and it's not necessarily always a negative experience, but what ever it is, Kim Cogan seems to infuse every brush stroke with it.
"Five Stories, Night" 72x64" 2009
"Testing the Waters" 40x30" 2009
"Sanctuary" 36x32", 36x42" 2009