Writings by David Carrier


The Art of the Chart: Loren Munk at Freight + Volume

The richly contentious art world in lavishly loving detail

Merlin James?, Signal Box, 2009. ?Acrylic and mixed media, ?53 x 57 cm. ?Courtesy the artist

Painting as Signal Box: Merlin James in Berlin

His show was at Kunste-Werke Berlin

Gregory Amenoff, Kronos II, 2012. Oil on canvas, 84 x 76 inches. Courtesy of Alexandre Gallery

Secular Exhilerations: Gregory Amenoff and Nature

His exhibition, Trace, is at Alexandre gallery through November 23

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