Tag Archives: Georges Braque

The Cult of Krauss

You know you’ve reached the acme of academic rocksuperstardom (and also that we really do live in a postmodern culture which is officially done with ‘authenticity’ and ‘originality’) the day people begin producing historical reenactments your conference talks, as performance … Continue reading

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“Form Follows Function” – Greenberg, Rand, Wright

I’m not the best person with whom to discuss Ayn Rand. I read a little of her in high school, and that’s about all. Students love her though, so at some time I’ll perhaps need to sit down and read … Continue reading

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Monuments of The Cubist Struggle

–Clement Greenberg, “The Pasted-Paper Revolution” (1947) In 1910 Braque had already inserted a very graphic nail with a sharp cast shadow in a picture otherwise devoid of graphic definitions and cast shadows, Still-life with Violin and Palette, in order to … Continue reading

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