Abstract Expressionism Art Critics of The Post���world War II Era

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    We are all hungry and thirsty for concrete images. Abstract art will have been good for one thing: to restore its exact virginity to figurative art.
    Salvador Dali (1904–1989)

    O mischief, thou art swift
    To enter in the thoughts of desperate men!
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    When the critics come around it’s always too late.
    Sidney, Sir Nolan (1917–1992)

    I quietly declare war with the State, after my fashion, though I will still make use and get advantage of her as I can, as is usual in such cases.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    The purest lesson our era has taught is that man, at his highest, is an individual, single, isolate, alone, in direct soul-communication with the unknown God, which prompts within him.
    —D.H. (David Herbert)