ART CRITICISM, THEORY AND HISTORY

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Dunham writes about what is made and why it matters with incisiveness, wit and candor

  

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Into Words: The Selected Writings of Carroll Dunham

Edited with foreword by Paul Chan. Introduction by Scott Rothkopf.

Dunham writes about what is made and why it matters with incisiveness, wit and candor

Artist Carroll Dunham is one of the most acclaimed and innovative painters of his generation. But he is also an astute writer who has engaged with a wide variety of artists in the form of reviews, catalog essays and interviews. Collected here for the first time, Into Words: The Selected Writings of Carroll Dunham reveals the true depth of Dunham’s writing.

From reviews of Pablo Picasso and Jasper Johns to a gonzo Peter Saul interview, to an appreciation of Kara Walker’s films and reflections on his own practice, Dunham writes about what is made and why it matters with incisiveness, wit and candor. Considering the work of a range of artists with a perspective inflected by a deep knowledge of art making, Dunham’s writings provide an alternative history of the art of the past 100 years. Featuring an introduction by Scott Rothkopf, Chief Curator of the Whitney Museum of American Art and a publisher’s foreword by Paul Chan, Into Words is an expansion of the prescribed art history curriculum, and an invaluable reader for anyone interested in contemporary art and culture.

Carroll Dunham was born in New Haven in 1949. Working since the late 1970s in painting, drawing and printmaking, Dunham has fruitfully mixed abstraction and representation. His work has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions, including a midcareer retrospective at the New Museum, New York, as well as group exhibitions at institutions in the United States and abroad. His writings have appeared in Artforum, Bomb, The Journal and numerous exhibition catalogs.


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This enjoyable and wildly eclectic selection of prose delivers a fresh perspective.

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Carroll Dunham

I don't consider anything about my writing to be natural—it's a real pain in the ass.

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FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 10/28/2017

Carroll and Lena Dunham launch 'Into Words' with ‘Strange Days’ screening at Metrograph

Carroll and Lena Dunham launch 'Into Words' with ‘Strange Days’ screening at Metrograph

Thursday, November 2 at 7PM, Badlands Unlimited invites you to Metrograph to celebrate the publication of Into Words: The Selected Writings of Carroll Dunham with Carroll and Lena Dunham, who will present a screening of Strange Days, followed by a Q&A and book signing.
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CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 10/18/2017

Into Words: Carroll Dunham speaks with Scott Rothkopf at The Whitney

Into Words: Carroll Dunham speaks with Scott Rothkopf at The Whitney

Thursday, October 26, from 6:30 - 8 PM, painter Carroll Dunham will appear in conversation with Whitney curator Scott Rothkopf in celebration of Into Words: The Selected Writings of Carroll Dunham, published by Badlands Unlimited.
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