Clement Greenberg





Clement Greenberg


Born
in Bronx, New York City, The United States
January 16, 1909

Died
May 14, 1994


American essayist, known mainly as an influential visual art critic closely associated with American Modern art of the mid-20th century.

Average rating: 3.88 · 524 ratings · 28 reviews · 26 distinct works · Similar authors
Art and Culture: Critical E...

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The Collected Essays and Cr...

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The Collected Essays and Cr...

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The Collected Essays and Cr...

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4.06 avg rating — 34 ratings — published 1988 — 2 editions
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The Collected Essays and Cr...

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3.84 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1993 — 2 editions
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Homemade Esthetics: Observa...

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3.80 avg rating — 25 ratings — published 1999 — 6 editions
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Avant-Garde and Kitsch

3.77 avg rating — 13 ratings — published 1939
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Late Writings

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Matisse

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Harold Letters, 1928-1943, The

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“All profoundly original art looks ugly at first.”
Clement Greenberg

“Art is a matter strictly of experience, not of principles, and what counts first and last in art is quality; all other things are secondary.”
Clement Greenberg, Late Writings

“Kitsch is vicarious experience and faked sensations.”
Clement Greenberg

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