Carroll Dunham: Paintings on Wood, 1982-87

With a great selection of Carroll Dunham’s ground breaking paintings currently on show at Skarstedt Gallery in Manhattan NY Times have put together a fascinating read about the arist and his distinctive and vibrant work.

"Bigger names have come and gone, but few careers in painting have been more consistently interesting over the last 25 years than Carroll Dunham’s. Mr. Dunham, who is 58 and lives in New York, is known for his cartoonish paintings of blockheaded men with penis-shaped, bullet-firing noses, who star in hectic stories of sexual conflict and global warfare. Driven equally by rage, anxiety and hilarity, his paintings deliver an uncommonly potent combination of formal punch, narrative intrigue and metaphorical resonance…" continue reading here.