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



More Articles by David Carrier


Barry Schwabsky photographed by Mathias Augustyniak Poetry Marathon, Serpentine Gallery, London, 2009 © M/M (Paris)

Perceptual Inventory: A New Anthology by Barry Schwabsky

Monday, April 11th, 2016

The poet-critic’s recent writing for The Nation is collected by Verso.


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In the Beginning was the Image: Julian Bell and Archie Rand Paint the Bible

Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

“What’s the right visual style for presenting Christian or Jewish texts? “


Martha Diamond, Untitled, 2002. Oil on panel, 12 x 10 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

An Awesome Pursuit of Variety: Martha Diamond’s Little Pictures

Saturday, February 20th, 2016

A show of recent paintings was her first at Alexandre Gallery


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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


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