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    Clement Greenberg was born on January 16, 1909 in Bronx, New York. His parents were from the Lithuanian Jewish cultural enclave in north-eastern Poland. Greenberg was the oldest of three sons. At the age of five Greenberg and his family moved to Norfolk, Virginia but moved back to Brooklyn when he was eleven. Greenberg graduated High School at the Marquand School and went on to Syracuse University, where he received his Bachelor of Arts degree in languages and literature in the year 1930. During

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    The Guggenheim Museum

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    The Guggenheim Museum I first visited the Guggenheim Museum two weeks ago with Claus, my friend from Germany. We had the MOMA in mind but I guess talking, talking we must have passed it by. Half an hour from the MOMA we found ourselves in front of the Guggenheim, the astonishing white building that was Frank Lloyd Wright's last project. Why not? We said to ourselves. And so we walked right in. According to the pamphlet: "The Guggenheim Museum is an embodiment of Wright's attempts to render

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    movement of Impressionism. The analysis will be based upon the aesthetic and ideological underpinnings of the avant-garde. This will be done with reference to the writings of Charles Harrison and Clement Greenberg. Firstly, Modernism and the avant-garde will be discussed as defined by Harrison and Greenberg as the introduction to the discussion of the chosen artwork of Cezanné, followed by the analysis of the artwork with reference to the writings and how Cezanné's artwork and artistic characteristics

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    The Avant-Garde Die First

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    established” (Arnason 24). These artists ... ... middle of paper ... ...on: Princeton University Press, 1974. Greenberg, Clement. “Avant Garde Attitudes.” Clement Greenberg. Ed. Terry Fenton. 4 Dec 2004. http://www.sharecom.ca/greenberg/avantgarde.html. Greenberg, Clement. “Modern and Postmodern.” Clement Greenberg. Ed. Terry Fenton. 4 Dec 2004. <http://www.sharecom.ca/greenberg/postmodernism.html>. Kimball, Roger. Experiments Against Reality. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee, 2000. Kimball, Roger

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    Helen Frankenthaler: Works On Paper

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    Helen Frankenthaler was an American born painter, sculptor and printmaker. Frankenthaler, with two fellow artists, led the way into the development of Color Field painting, a component of Abstract Expressionism. Frankenthaler is recognized as one of the greatest artists of the twentieth century as a result of her contribution of great talent and the ability to deliver beautiful and innovative works on canvas and paper. "Frankenthaler's radiant canvases are known and admired all over the world, her

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    Action Painting

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    and resistant to change questioned Greenberg. A lot of contemporary criticism had been dedicated to refuting his theories. But recently, his theories have been reconsidered once again in the light of politics. Bibliography: Works Cited Bocola, Sandro. The Art of Modernism. New York, NY: Prestel Verlag®, 1999. Marilyn, Stokstad. Art Histor: Revised Edition. New York, NY: Harry N. Abrams, Inc., and Prentice Hall, Inc., Publishers 1999. “The Greenberg Symposia,” ArtNetWeb. http://www

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    It is The End of the History of Art?

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    Collin Cunningham, 19 – 23. New Haven, London: Yale University Press, 1999. Belting, Hans, “The End of the History of Art?” in Art History and Its Methods: a Critical Reader edited by Eric Fernie, 293 – 295. London: Phaidon, 1995. Greenberg, Clement, Clement Greenberg: the Collected Essays and Criticism. Volume 2: Arrogant Purpose, 1945 – 1949 edited by John O’Brian. Chicago and London: The University of Chicago Press, 1986. Duncan, Carol, Civilizing rituals: Inside public Art Museum. London: Routledge

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    Sure to rise hms

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    gardens are presented in the foreground of the work on a thick, wide panel at the bottom of the artwork, which protrudes the outermost of the work and into the viewer’s space. The colou... ... middle of paper ... ...ment should be celebrated. Greenberg did not advocate any cross over’s between the mediums. Rosemary Hawker, in her essay ‘Idiom Post-medium: Richter Painting Photography’, stated ‘In stark contrast to the medium-specificity of high modernism, today, many great artworks are made using

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    The Educated Eye and the Intimate Hand A Review of Comment by John Bentley Mays Is craft art? This question, a hot topic of debate amongst artists, art critics and craftspeople of the twentieth century, seems to have been born of the many complex societal changes that took place over the course of the Modern Era. logically, it would only be possible to effectively deliberate over this discussion by first defining art itself. This, however, proves to be just as difficult a task as settling the art-craft

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    Greenberg indicated that Modernists intentionally drew attention to the physical flatness of the canvas, to express how you should embrace the literal flatness, to embrace two-dimensionality. We will be exploring hoe Greenberg states the flatness of Modernism through-out this essay, this will include many factors that are included in the arts such as the canvas, paint and the way in which it is applied as well as the colour. We will firstly define Greenberg’s essay of what Modernism is and what

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