Art Criticism as Narrative Strategy: Clement Greenberg's Critical Encounter with Franz Kline

  title={Art Criticism as Narrative Strategy: Clement Greenberg's Critical Encounter with Franz Kline},
  author={Daniel A. Siedell},
  journal={Journal of Modern Literature},
  pages={47 - 61}
lEw books have had a greater impact on post-war Anglo-American art theory, art criticism, and art history than Clement Greenberg's Art and Culture: Critical Essays. A collection of thirty-seven reviews dating from 1939 to the late fifties and published in 1961, Art and Culture (hereafter A&C) offered a comprehensive and highly refined critical oeuvre to an expanding postwar art world eager to make use of an interpretive cosmology of modern art. It also revived Greenberg's reputation as a critic… 
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