Writings by David Carrier

Jiri Georg Dokoupil, Untitled, 2014. Soap-lye and pigments on canvas, 98 1/2 x 118 1/8 inches. Courtesy of the artist and Paul Kasmin Gallery.

Pop History: Jiri Georg Dokoupil’s Modernist Bubbles


The artist uses an idiosyncratic technique to make colorful paintings of bubbles, following in a long line of Modernists.


Ed Clark, New Orleans Series #4, 2012. Acrylic on canvas,  53 x 66 inches.
Courtesy of the artist and Stella Jones Gallery, New Orleans.

Notes from NOLA: Two Shows in New Orleans


Two shows highlight the work of contemporary New Orleans artists and others connected to the city.


Installation shot of the exhibition under review showing the third of three floors. Photo by Maris Hutchinson/EPW All artworks © Chris Ofili. Courtesy David Zwirner, New York/London

Other Stories: Chris Ofili at the New Museum


A masterful exhibition, closing this weekend


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


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A Dispatch from “Manifesta 10”


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


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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