Art and Objecthood: Essays and Reviews
Grubbs, David, Chicago Review
Michael Fried. Art and Objecthood: Essays and Reviews. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1998.
The Michael Fried of Art and Objecthood is a marvel of certitude, and in James Joyce's Stephen Hero he has found a nearly perfect epigraph for this collection of his art criticism: "[H]e was persuaded that no-one served the generation into which he had been born so well as he who offered it, whether in his art or in his life, the gift of certitude."
Fried's writings on art divide between two distinct periods. Art and Objecthood collects his art criticism from 1962 to 1977. In the early 1970s, Fried ceased to make criticism his main endeavor and instead rededicated himself …
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Publication information: Article title: Art and Objecthood: Essays and Reviews. Contributors: Grubbs, David - Author. Journal title: Chicago Review. Volume: 44. Issue: 3/4 Publication date: January 1, 1998. Page number: 193+. © 1999 University of Chicago. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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