Writings by David Carrier

Yosef Zaritsky, Yehiam (Life on the Kibbutz), 1951. Oil on burlap mounted on canvas, 208 × 228 cm. Collection Tel Aviv Museum of Art

Postwar: A Revisionist Vision from Munich

An major survey exhibition at the Haus der Kunst offers a global approach

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


A Passionate Visual Idiom: Carmen Herrera at the Whitney

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


Terrestrial Studio: Dennis Oppenheim at Storm King

Sculpture made for the outdoors, on view through November

cover of the book under review

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?


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.