Essays, Criticism, and Biographies

Art Czar
The Rise and Fall of Clement Greenberg

a biography by Alice Goldfarb Marquis

Balanced, informed, and beautifully written, this is the definitive portrait of the man widely considered the 20th century’s most influential art critic.

Editorial Reviews
“Rigorously researched and cogent…A formidable job” (Bookforum).
A “meditation on what criticism can and should be” (Times Literary Supplement).
“Fascinating” (John Russell, New Criterion).