Writings by David Carrier

Arthur Danto (1924-2013). Picture credit to follow

A Perfect Friendship: Remembering Arthur Danto

Arthur Danto (1924-2013)

William Kentridge, Whichever Page You Open, 2013. Drawing, India ink on Craggs Universal Technological Dictionary, 1826, 80-3/4 x 82-5/8 inches. Courtesy of Marian Goodman Gallery

Old Forms For New Uses: William Kentridge at Marian Goodman and the Met

“He works with archaic materials using self-imposed limitations”

Words For Art

Too Smart To Be Caught In A System: Barry Schwabsky’s Words for Art

“Schwabsky is a master of concision”

Cy Twombly, Untitled, 1971. Lithograph, 21.6 x 29.5 inches. © 2013 Cy Twombly Foundation

Calligraphy, Meet Graffiti: Calligraffiti at Leila Heller Gallery

Islamic calligraphy, graffiti art and AbEx painting in Chelsea


Et in Pittsburgh Ego: Figment

Live from Andy Warhol’s grave. A collaboration of The Andy Warhol Museum and EarthCam

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