Art and Culture: Critical Essays

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Beacon Press, 1961 - Art - 278 pages
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"Clement Greenberg is, internationally, the best-known American art critic popularly considered to be the man who put American vanguard painting and sculpture on the world map. . . . An important book for everyone interested in modern painting and sculpture."--The New York Times
  

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User Review  - Josh Rogers - Goodreads

You know a person's ideas are strong when they are being so passionately debated 50 years later. Clem was brilliant. He invented a new language to discuss art. Not just the visual arts as well. Read full review

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Contents

AvantGarde and Kitsch
3
The Plight of Culture 02
22
The Later Monet
37
Renoir
46
Picasso at SeventyFive
59
Collage
70
Georges Rouault
84
Marc Chagall
91
The Crisis of the Easel Picture
154
Wyndham Lewis Against Abstract Art
164
On the Role of Nature in Modernist Painting
171
Thomas Eakins
177
Winslow Homer
184
Milton Avery
197
David Smith
203
The Late Thirties in New York
230

Jacques Lipchitz
105
Kandinsky
115
Contribution to a Symposium
124
Abstract Representational and so forth
133
The New Sculpture
139
1952
146
A Book Review
239
A Victorian Novel
245
Bertolt Brechts Poetry
252
Kafkas Jewishness
266
Index
274
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About the author (1961)

Clement Greenberg (January 16, 1909 - May 7, 1994) was the author of Juan Miro and Matisse. His essays have appeared in the New Republic, Nation, Partisan Review, Art News, New York Times and Horizon, among others.

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