Clement Greenberg vs. Harold Rosenberg

In The New Yorker Peter Schjeldahl reports that The Jewish Museum’s chief curator, Norman L. Kleeblatt, has focussed “Action/Abstraction” on the writers, interspersing paintings and sculpture with abundant texts, photographs, and memorabilia. “Film clips display the men’s differently impressive rhetorical panache: Greenberg is incisive and imperious, Rosenberg droll and oracular. (Parallel shots witness Pollock dripping … read more… “Clement Greenberg vs. Harold Rosenberg”

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The radical philosophy of Camille Pissarro

“Camille Pissarro: Impressions of City and Country,” Jewish Museum, New York, NY. Through Feb. 3, 2008. Nearly 50 paintings and works on paper culled from New York area public and private collections are presented in “Camille Pissarro: Impressions of City and Country.” Karen Rosenberg reports in the NYTimes that Pissarro was the true revolutionary among … read more… “The radical philosophy of Camille Pissarro”

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