Harold Rosenberg

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Review: Philip Guston: Collected Writings, Lectures, And Conversations

If you are interested in the great painter Philip Guston (1913–1980), you will want this book. If you are interested in American painting from 1945 on, and into the future, you will want this book. If you enjoy a great talker in top form, you will want
Fast talk: A great artist bends your ear
By WILLIAM CORBETT  |  January 07, 2011

The power of 'Cool'

"New York Cool" is required viewing for anyone who has an interest in contemporary American art. Comprised of nearly 80 works, the show, at the Bowdoin College Museum of Art through July 19.
A contemporary-art show at Bowdoin is a must-see
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  April 24, 2009

No accidents

There is nothing inherently emotionally expressive about paint being loosely smooshed around on a canvas.
Jon Imber knows just what he’s doing
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  August 22, 2008

Secretive process

Noriko Sakanishi’s work offers the viewer very little and delivers a great deal.
Noriko Sakanishi creates her own way
By KEN GREENLEAF  |  October 17, 2007

I Heart New York

Jed Perl’s New Art City is as knotty as it is ambitious.
A few decades with Manhattan’s gallery gods
By COLIN FLEMING  |  January 17, 2006