Writings by David Carrier

Tejal Shah, You Too Can Touch the Moon (from the Hijra Fantasy series), 2006. Numbered photograph on archival paper, 147 x 96.5 cm. Courtesy de l’artiste et Project 88, Bombay

Passage to Postmodernity: Paris-Delhi-Bombay


at the Centre Pompidou through September 19


Al Held, Roberta's Trip, 1985. Acrylic on canvas, 96 x 144 inches. Courtesy of Paul Kasmin Gallery, and reproduced in the volume under review

Are You Experienced? Ken Johnson on Psychedelic Consciousness


After you read this book, lots of familiar art will look different


Installation view: BLACK SWAN Regen Projects, Los Angeles February 25th – April 16, 2011

Swanning Around Ahead of the Oscars: Three Shows in LA


Clare Rojas at Prism, Sam Durant at Blum & Poe and Black Swan at Regan Projects


Robert Rauschenberg, Short Circuit (Combine Painting), 1955. Oil, fabric and paper on wood supports and cabinet with two hinged doors containing a painting by Susan Weil and a reproduction of a Jasper Johns Flag painting by Elaine Sturtevant, 40-3/4 x 37-1/2 x 4-1/4 inches. Courtesy of Gagosian Gallery

Too absorbed by the future to bother about the past: Robert Rauschenberg


If Johns is our Mallarmé, Rauschenberg is our Walt Whitman.


David Hammons, Untitled, 2010. Mixed media, 108 x 84 inches. Courtesy of L&M Arts.

Abstract Painting Under Wraps: David Hammons at L&M Arts


extended through March 4


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Arthur Danto: Artist


Musings on the youthful drawing and printmaking activities of an august philosopher and critic.


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The Price of Beauty: Two novels set in the art market


By Nightfall, by Michael Cunningham; An Object of Beauty, by Steve Martin


Lee Krasner, Gaea, 1966.?Oil on canvas, 69 x 125-1/2 inches. The Museum of Modern Art, New York. Kay Sage Tanguy Fund?© 2010 The Pollock-Krasner Foundation / Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

Strong on the Margins: AbEx New York at MoMA


Through April 25, the show draws exclusively from the museum’s collection.


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Public Art and Its Discontents. Julie Mehretu at Goldman Sachs


Visible from the street, but inaccessible close up, Mural like Goldman Sachs itself is powerful but private


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Seeing the World Differently: Bill Berkson’s lectures on art and poetry


A review of Bill Berkson’s “Sudden Address: Selected Lectures 1981-2006″ from Cuneiform Press