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Clement Greenberg letters to David Cast, 1981-1987

Creator:
Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994
Subject:
Cast, David
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
5 items.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Letters to Cast from Clement Greenberg consists of three postcards and two letters between 1981 and 1987. The letters, though brief, reveal Greenberg's characteristic voice and report on the critic's later life as an art celebrity, in which he ruminates on being constantly on the go from lectures to receiving awards. Greenberg also mentions Jules Olitski, Edward Fry, Peter Fuller, and Sydney Freedberg.
Citation:
Clement Greenberg letters to David Cast, 1981-1987. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Biography Note:
Greenberg, was an art critic; Cast, a professor of art history; Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, Penn.
Provenance:
Donated 2000 by David Cast.
Theme:
Art Theory and Historiography
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Art critics
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6302
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)222965
AAA_collcode_greeclel
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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