Clement Greenberg Quotes

Clement Greenberg Quotes: The avant-garde poet or artist tries in effect to imitate God by creating something valid solely on its own terms.
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Clement Greenberg Quote: The main trouble with avant-garde art and literature, from the point of view of fascists and Stalinists, is not that they are too critical, but that they are too
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Quotes about Clement Greenberg: It's as though aesthetic value, quality, could be preserved only by concentrating on 'absolute' or 'autonomous' art: thus on visual art... that held and moved and stirred the beholder as sheer decoration could not.
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Quote about Clement Greenberg: It has become apparent that art can have a startling impact without really being or saying anything startling
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Clement Greenberg Sayings: The superior artist is the one who knows how to be influenced.
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Clement Greenberg Saying: A large picture can give us images of things, but a relatively small one can best re-create the instantaneous unity of nature as a view - the unity of which the eyes take in at a single glance.
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Sayings about Clement Greenberg: Complete honesty has nothing to do with 'purity' or naivety. The full truth is unattainable to naivety, and the completely honest artist is not pure in heart.
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Saying about Clement Greenberg: Not all, but too many of the best writers, composers, and artists of our time begin to be acclaimed only when they no longer have anything to say and take to performing instead of stating.
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Clement Greenberg Quotes: Art solves nothing, either for the artist himself or for those who receive his art.
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Clement Greenberg Quote: With an 'advanced' artist, it's not now possible to make a portrait.
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