Art and Culture: Critical Essays 1st Edition Hardcover in Dust Jacket 1961 by Clement Greenberg - Visual Art - Art Criticism


Title: Art and Culture: Critical Essays

Author: Clement Greenberg

Description: First Edition. Quarter brick-colored cloth (spine) with dark-taupe papered boards and silver lettering on spine. Yellow highlighting on twenty-three pages plus a fair bit of penciled marginalia and underlining. Dust jacket rubbed; chipped at head and foot of spine and the front fore-corners; price clipped. DJ in clear archival sleeve. Index. x, 278 pp. 8.25 x 5.75 inches.

Includes individual essays on Monet, Renoir, Cezanne, Picasso, Rouault, Braque, Chagall, Leger, Lipchitz, Kandinsky, Soutine, and American painters Thomas Eakins, Winslow Homer, Hans Hofmann, Milton Avery, and David Smith. There are also essays on authors Wyndham Lewis, T. S. Eliot, Bertolt Brecht and Kafka, as well as on the Avant-Garde and Kitsch and modern sculpture.

Clement Greenberg (1909-1994) was an American essayist and influential visual art critic. He was key in propelling the career of Jackson Pollock and helped establish Abstract Expressionist as a major artistic movement.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Fair
Jacket Condition: Good

Publisher: Beacon Press
Place: Boston
Year: 1961

Language: English

ISBN: n/a

Keywords: art criticism, visual art, K. Hardesh, painters, painting,

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