Tag Archives: Jackson Pollock

Action Painting challenged by Literalist Actions

Jackson Pollock (1950) Richard Serra (1969)

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Action Painting critiqued by Passive Performance

Jackson Pollock (1950) Yoko Ono (1964)

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Action Painting versus Mechanical Drawing

Jackson Pollock (1950) Jasper Johns (1960) Jasper Johns (1962)

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Fine Young Cannibals

These composers (Schoenberg, Berg, Webern), all of whom were thought to be highly abstract and intensely intellectual and extremely challenging, would have been instances of pure music of the sort that Greenberg would have valiantly championed. This was stuff which … Continue reading

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The Fate of A Gesture

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