Writings by David Carrier

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Landscape of the Self: Adele Tutter on Philip Johnson’s Glass House


Dream House. An Intimate Portrait of the Philip Johnson Glass House by Adele Tutter


Robert Irwin, Untitled, 1969. Acrylic on cast-acrylic disc, 48 inches. Courtesy of the artist and the Hirshhorn.

Speculative Modernism: Robert Irwin at the Hirshhorn


Can Modernism’s history be seen through the lens of Irwin’s work?


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FRIEZE WEEK PICK OF THE DAY: Marianne Vitale at Contemporary Fine Art, Berlin at Frieze


A “common crossing” is a ubiquitous railroad switch. Laid down horizontally, inserted in the railroad tracks, these ‘frogs’ guide trains crossing from one line to the next. Just as Duchamp transfigured an ordinary men’s urinal into an artwork, by rotating Fountain ninety degree out of the everyday world, so by revolving her ‘frogs’ into a vertical…


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

Perceptual Inventory: A New Anthology by Barry Schwabsky


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


Installation view of "Marcel Broodthaers: A Retrospective," 2016, at the Museum of Modern Art. Courtesy of the Museum of Modern Art.

Poet, Printer, Prankster: Marcel Broodthaers in Retrospect


The late artist is the subject of four simultaneous exhibitions, including a MoMA retrospective.


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


“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


A show of recent paintings was her first at Alexandre Gallery


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Secret World: The Art of Martin Wong


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


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


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