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Eyesight alone : Clement Greenberg's modernism and the bureaucratization of the senses

Author: Caroline A Jones
Publisher: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Even a decade after his death, Clement Greenberg remains controversial. One of the most influential art writers of the twentieth century, Greenberg propelled Abstract Expressionist painting-in particular the monumental work of Jackson Pollock-to a leading position in an international postwar art world. On radio and in print, Greenberg was the voice of "the new American painting," and a central figure in the postwar  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Clement Greenberg; Clément Greenberg; Clement Greenberg; Clement Greenberg; Clement Greenberg
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Caroline A Jones
ISBN: 0226409511 9780226409511 0226409538 9780226409535
OCLC Number: 57514930
Description: xxix, 553 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm.
Contents: Becoming Greenberg --
Formalism --
Abstraction --
Sweating out Cubism --
Customs inspector (Greenberg's Pollock, pt. 1) --
Eyes in the heat (Greenberg's Pollock, pt. 2) --
Tyranny of the eye --
Postmodernism's Greenberg --
The modernist sensorium.
Responsibility: Caroline A. Jones.
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One of the most influential and provocative art critics of the twentieth century, Clement Greenberg propelled abstract expressionist painting - in particular the monumental work of Jackson Pollock -  Read more...

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