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David Reed

David Reed is an artist.

Reinhardt in Storage

During the 1970s I worked for the McCrory Corporation, which had a large collection of mostly Constructivist and geometric art.

Chance and the Punctum

When Richard asked me to read his essay “Reality by Chance,” and to write for this issue of the Rail, I focused on his paragraphs about the thinking of Roland Barthes. I was especially interested in Richard’s observation that both Richard himself and Barthes welcomed assignments that would shift the subjects of their thinking.

David Reed

It’s hard for me now to write about Jack. I feel his loss in a personal way—it’s almost impossible to be aware of anything other than this loss, and the opportunities that I won’t have to see and talk with Jack.


The Brooklyn Rail

JUL-AUG 2020

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