Clement Greenberg: Between The Lines
The late critic Clement Greenberg remains best known as the man who almost single-handedly put Jackson Pollock, Barnett Newman and Clyfford Still on the map of modern art. His formalist conception of art was violently contested by the succeeding generation of artists and critics, who found Greenberg's approach narrow and dogmatic. In this aptly titled study, art historian...more
Paperback, 160 pages
Published May 2nd 1996 by Dis Voir
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Interesting interpretations of Greenberg's writings. The transcript of a university lecture question and answer session at the end of the book was great. It was from the 80's, so it contains a lifetime of his knowledge and turns into a look back at his career. He even makes admission of some mistakes.
Thierry de Duve, son of Nobel Prize-winning cytologist and biochemist Christian de Duve, is a Belgian scholar of the history and theory of modern and contemporary art. He is a scholar of Immanuel Kant and has written several books on the artist Marcel Duchamp, including: Pictorial Nominalism; On Marcel Duchamp's Passage from Painting to the Readymade (1991), The Definitively Unfinished Marcel Duch...moreMore about Thierry De Duve...