A cluster of concepts that, before the seventies, had together formed the received idea of art and artists came under intense criticism in that decade.
One afternoon in 1985, I rode in a taxi down Broadway with the physicist I.I. Rabi, discussing time and age.
If we think of a historical period as defined by what the French have usefully designated a mentalité--a shared set of attitudes, practices and beliefs--then periods end when one <
A characteristically handsome painting by Joan Mitchell is on view at
the Museum of Modern Art in the exhibition American Art: