Greenberg and Rosenberg on Abstract Expressionism

Clement Greenberg’s “Modernist Painting” (1965)Preview the document and Harold Rosenberg’s `The American Action Painters” (1952)Preview the document.
Look: Hans Hofmann’s Blue Spell (1958) at the Miami Art Museum
Reflect: How do these two critics (Greenberg and Rosenberg) interpret the goals of modern paintingdifferently? Does one interpretation seem more valid or relevant? Why? After looking closely at Hoffmann’s Blue Spell at the Miami Art Museum, which interpretation (Greenberg’s or Rosenberg’s) seems more relevant to Blue Spell and why?

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