Writings by David Carrier

Guggi, Dusk, 2016. Oil on canvas, 35-3/8 x 35-3/8 inches. Courtesy of the Artist and Yoshii Gallery, New York

Serial Bowls: The Still Life Paintings of Guggi


Ex-Virgin Prune Guggi is a cult figure in Ireland


Marina Abramovic, The Hero II, 2001 (2008). Gelatin silver print, 35 x 35 inches. Courtesy of David Nolan Gallery

Vive La Revolution


American Artists and the Communist Party at St. Etienne, George Grosz: Politics and Influence at Nolan


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A Passionate Visual Idiom: Carmen Herrera at the Whitney


A segment of her long career leaves a critic hungry for more


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Terrestrial Studio: Dennis Oppenheim at Storm King


Sculpture made for the outdoors, on view through November


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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? “