Writings by David Carrier

Jackson Pollock, Number 7, 1952, 1952, enamel and oil on canvas, 53 x 40 inches. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Purchase, Emilio Azcarraga Gift, in honor of William S. Lieberman, 1987.

Elective Affinities: Alfonso Ossorio and his Masterful Friends


Angels, Demons, and Savages: Pollock, Ossorio, Dubuffet at the Parrish Art Museum


Michael Landy, Saint Jerome, 2012, mixed media, 310 x 245 x 106 cm. Duerckheim Collection. © Michael Landy, courtesy of the Thomas Dane Gallery, London / Photo: The National Gallery, London.

Sacred and Profane Machines: Michael Landy at the National Gallery, London


Martyrdom has never been this much fun before


Installation view, "Works of the Jenney Archive." Private collection. Courtesy Gagosian Gallery. Photography by Robert McKeever.

The Artist and the Archive: Neil Jenney at Gagosian


What is the relationship between an artist’s work and the art he collects?


Cover of the book under discussion

The Early Developmental Stage: A Dialogue on the Contemporary Chinese Art World with Author Karen Smith


Her latest book is As Seen 2011: Notable Artworks by Chinese Artists


Al Held, The Yellow X, 1965. Acrylic on canvas, 90 x 144 inches. Courtesy Cheim & Read, New York

Visually Self-Evident: Al Held’s Alphabet Paintings at Cheim & Read


Paintings of astonishing variety, through April 20


Luca Del Baldo, Thomas McEvilley - The Visionary Academy of Ocular Mentality, 2010. Oil on Belgian linen, 40 x 30 cm. Collection of Thomas McEvilley. Courtesy of the Artist.

Fearless and Philosophical, Subtle and Inquisitive: Thomas McEvilley, 1939-2013


The Sanskrit scholar who took on MoMA


installation shot of the exhibition under review, courtesy of Lennon, Weinberg, Inc.

In Search of the Mutable: Peter Soriano at Lennon Weinberg


“To deconstruct painting is also simultaneously to reconstruct this medium”


David Salle's Tapestries/Battles/Allegories at Lever House, installation shot, courtesy Lever House Art Collection

David Salle 24/7: A Show at Lever House


Tapestries/Battles/Allegories was on view until January 25th


Eugène Leroy, Nu blanc couché au grand visage, 1991 [detail]. Oil on canvas, 38 1/4 x 57 1/2 inches. Courtesy Michael Werner Gallery

An Extreme Painter: Eugène Leroy at Michael Werner


Nudes on view through January 5


Alan Shields, Maze, 1981-82. Acrylic and thread on canvas, cotton belting, Velcro, aluminum pipe, 87 x 219 x 219 inches. Courtesy of Greenberg Van Doren Gallery

A Maze and Grace: Alan Shields takes Color Field for a Walk


Alan Shield’s Maze is on view at Greenberg Van Doren through December 21