Writings by David Carrier

Shepard Fairey, St. Mark’s horses, 2009. Screenprint, 27-1/2 x 35-1/2 inches, edition of 250. Courtesy of the Artist

Be Wild and Obey: Shepard Fairey in Naples

In the one neighborhood where there’s little graffiti, a show of street art

Installation shot, Spaced Out - Migration To The Interior, lower floor. Photo: Greg Mionske / Red Bull Content Pool

Total Work of Art: “Spaced Out” at Red Bull Studios

Curated by Phong Bui, works and installation alike evoke psychedelic experience

Harry Roseman, March 25, 2005.

Snips and Snaps: Harry Roseman’s Haircuts at Sacha & Olivier

A show that gives new meaning to “salon hang”

JEFF KOONS, Split-Rocker, 2000, stainless steel, soil, geotextile fabric, internal irrigation system, and live flowering plants, 446 7/8 x 483 1/8 x 427 5/8 inches (1,135.1 x 1,227.1 x 1,086.2 cm), edition of 1, plus 1 AP © Jeff Koons. Photo by Tom Powel Imaging

Jeff Koons: Split-Rocker at Rockefeller Center

Signalling the waning days of summer, a planter and a readymade


A Dispatch from “Manifesta 10”

David Carrier reports on the politics and curatorial gambits of “Manifesta 10,” now on view in St. Petersburg.


Outside the Box: David Carrier on the Legacy of Shaped Canvases

Two exhibitions chronicle the disparate and sometimes radical uses of shaped canvases since the 1960s.

Shirley Kaneda, Restrained Decadence , 2014. Acrylic and linen on canvas, 64 x 54 inches. Courtesy of Galerie Richard

The Painterly and the Linear: Shirley Kaneda and Robert Mangold

Slow abstractionists of contrasting sensibility in overlapping Chelsea shows

Germaine Richer, Don Quichotte à la lance, 1949. Polished natural bronze, 18 x 6-1/4 x 7 inches, Edition 12. Courtesy of Dominique Lévy, New York

Ready for Revival: Germaine Richier’s Figurative Sculptural Fantasies

a crowded show of her bronzes at Dominique Lévy and Galerie Perrotin

Eric Fischl, Self-Portrait: An Unfinished Work, 2011. Oil on linen, 84 x 108 inches. Courtesy of Mary Boone Gallery

Too Sincere To Be Ironical: Eric Fischl, Bad Boy

A review of his autobiography


The Art of the Chart: Loren Munk at Freight + Volume

The richly contentious art world in lavishly loving detail