Writings by David Carrier

Shirley Kaneda, Restrained Decadence , 2014. Acrylic and linen on canvas, 64 x 54 inches. Courtesy of Galerie Richard

The Painterly and the Linear: Shirley Kaneda and Robert Mangold

Slow abstractionists of contrasting sensibility in overlapping Chelsea shows

Germaine Richer, Don Quichotte à la lance, 1949. Polished natural bronze, 18 x 6-1/4 x 7 inches, Edition 12. Courtesy of Dominique Lévy, New York

Ready for Revival: Germaine Richier’s Figurative Sculptural Fantasies

a crowded show of her bronzes at Dominique Lévy and Galerie Perrotin

Eric Fischl, Self-Portrait: An Unfinished Work, 2011. Oil on linen, 84 x 108 inches. Courtesy of Mary Boone Gallery

Too Sincere To Be Ironical: Eric Fischl, Bad Boy

A review of his autobiography


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