Clement Greenberg

Clement Greenberg (January 16, 1909 – May 7, 1994) was an American essayist known mainly as an influential visual art critic closely associated with American Modern art of the mid-20th century. In particular, he is best remembered for his promotion of the abstract expressionist movement and was among the first published critics to praise the work of painter Jackson Pollock.

Read more about Clement Greenberg:  Early Life, Avant Garde and Kitsch, Art History, Abstract Expressionism and After, Post-painterly Abstraction, Clement Greenberg Collection

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