“Abstraction: Can Anyone Really Master It?” Reading

29 Dec 2018 - 29 Dec 2018
6:00 PM

Reading and discussion – Greenberg and Rosenberg: Paths of Abstraction in Modern Art Criticism

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Open discussion of the reading material by international critics Clement Greenberg and Harold Rosenberg, who put the issue of abstraction in the 1950’s within methodological and historic frameworks.

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

Harold Rosenberg was an American writer, educator, philosopher and art critic. He coined the term Action Painting in 1952 for what was later to be known as abstract expressionism. Rosenberg is best known for his art criticism. From 1967 until his death, he was the art critic of The New Yorker magazine

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