David Carrier

David Carrier has taught philosophy in Pittsburgh and art history in Cleveland. He has published books about art writing; about the methodologies of art history, Poussin’s paintings and Baudelaire’s art criticism, and Rosalind Krauss; and about comic strips, the art museum, and world art history. He is co-author with Joachim Pissarro of Wild Art (2013); their The Blind Spots of Art History: How Wild Art Came to Be - and Be Ignored is forthcoming. He is writing a book about the art gallery.

Author painting by Luca del Baldo



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Secret World: The Art of Martin Wong

Sunday, January 31st, 2016

The East Village artist, who died in 1999, gets a retrospective at the Bronx Museum of the Arts


Thornton Dial, Untitled, c. 2003. Mixed Media, 48 x 34 inches. Courtesy of Allegra Laviola Gallery

From Rags to… Found Boots, Gloves and Soda Cans: The Richness of Thornton Dial

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

This dispatch from New Orleans in 2011 offered as a tribute to the artist who died recently


Doron Langberg, Tyler, 2015, oil on linen, 35 x 45 inches. Courtesy of Danese/Corey

Seeing What Sticks: Doron Langberg & Gaby Collins-Fernandez

Monday, December 21st, 2015

Two young artists who are friends, at Danese/Corey


Edward Ashton Goodes, Fishbowl Fantasy, 1867. Oil on canvas, 30 x 25-1/8 inches. Collection of Peter A. Feld

An Art of Plenitude: American Still Life in Philadelphia

Saturday, November 28th, 2015

From Audubon to Warhol, at the Philadelphia Museum of Art through January 10


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Angelus Novus Anew: R.H. Quatyman’s Chapter 29

Wednesday, November 11th, 2015

Interpreting Paul Klee after Walter Benjamin, her exhibition continues at Miguel Abreu


Installation view, "The Accidental Poet: Bill Beckley—1968-1978," 2015, at Albertz Benda.

Accidentally on Purpose: Bill Beckley at Albertz Benda

Saturday, October 3rd, 2015

The gallery presents a retrospective of the poet-artist’s varied oeuvre.


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Always a Painter: Lawrence Carroll in Bologna

Monday, April 20th, 2015

“Ghost House” was at Museo d’Arte Moderna di Bologna