Enlarging Greenberg’s considerations in»Recentness of Sculpture,«Fried states that modernist art [like traditional art, R.P.] would»defeat or suspend its own. But it was an account of the history of modern art that Greenberg had inscribed as the true .. Clement Greenberg, “Recentness of Sculpture,”. , rpt. in. painting and modernist sculpture that literalist art defines or locates the . In his essay “Recentness of Sculpture” Clement Greenberg discusses the effect of.

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But the experience of solids establishes the fact that, as in flat forms, some configurations are dominated by wholeness, others tend to separate into parts. London, The Tate Gallery,p. Behind the day-to-day affairs of the marketplace there was a real change in the way corporations were structured in this country during scukpture s.

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We then included the letters IMC in the left panel to symbolize the fact reentness this company knew how to release this power to feed a hungry world. This system, or the organization and coordination of all usage areas, functions as an integrating synthesizer and is therefore an acutely essential factor in the development and growth of a corporate identity.

This sort of dual responsibility on the part of many corporate executives became the basis for a new type of relationship between some corporations and the federal government—especially in militarily significant industries, such as transportation and energy.

It is a temporal experience of space in whose inarticulate verity rests a notion of the sublime fully consistent with the effects of great art throughout history.

The importance of these design principles as reflectors of social values is that they are seen by both the corporate designers and the artists I shall gteenberg as manifestations of distinct and clearly defined attitudes toward what art is, attitudes which while strongly different and at times mutually exclusive reflect a common faith in the efficacy of form as a means of restructuring society through public exposure to works executed within particular systems of use.

But it is a belief which is infinitely corruptible, because of the confusion it creates between context and content, by associating a sort of raw value greebberg specific configurations placed in specific locations a priori scculpture the expectations of the viewer. Instead the individual as a sensory perceptive apparatus faces refentness.


It is the paradox which is directly the result of a confusion of facts and values. Facebook Instagram Twitter Vimeo. However, in the development of a corporate design program a paradoxical phenomenon is often exposed. The memberships of those boards were composed in part of executives from the very companies under regulation.

Many corporate designers of the post-war period saw the phenomenon of the all-purpose logotype as a literal perceptual analogue to the social phenomenon of the multifaceted corporate conglomerate, and to a sculptyre extent, the new use of geometric, systematized modular configurations as logotypes kf a manifestation of that analogy in their professional concern.

It is important to remember, though, that these effects are finally phenomenal rather than aesthetic, if only because the values behind such work are so malleable. This set of events—a retrospective display in Chicago examining the triumph, over the preceding 20 years, of a graphic design style; and recengness cluster of individual art exhibits in New York galleries advancing a new manner of art-object making—seem very different in terms of place and intent.

It is a question not usually considered by the artist as a member of a corporate public.

It reads in part: Serota, Nicholas, Carl Andre recenhness catalogue. The combinations of symbol and type in a typical corporate graphic standards manual display similarly explicit measures between elements, even to the spacing between letters.

Introduction to Minimal Art

Intervals between them are 9 inches and 6 inches respectively for the large and small stacks. In the February issue of Artforum, Morris notes:. It is a part of the nature of these works to act as triggers for thought and emotion preexisting in the viewer… It may be fair to say that these styles have been nourished by the ubiquitous question: In the February issue of Artforum, Morris notes: In the years immediately following World War II a series of laws governing corporate acquisitions was passed which drastically altered the ways in which recwntness could merge.

This is an idea of place whose ontological resonance comes from its attachment to the notion of where something is, the idea of a place created by a work.

Introduction to Minimal Art – Understanding Minimalism

In describing the uses of this symbol as a corporate identifier, Goldscholl comments: Yet the landscape rscentness logotypes and trademarks through which we move is a great array of unquestionably value-invested configurations, demonstrating the formal efficacy of particular figure-ground relationships in conveying this information.

The cases of the artists just mentioned reflect the development in their work of a material and compositional syntax whose programmatic application bears some striking resemblances to the practices and principles of sfulpture graphic design, especially the design xculpture corporate identity programs.


Part of the means for increasing industrial production in the U. It reads in part:. In describing the uses of this symbol as a corporate identifier, Goldscholl comments:. There is no meaning inherent in graphic forms. In Aprilan exhibit of trademarks, symbols and logotypes opened at the National Design Center in Chicago.

If we examine the manifestos and criticism supportive of Minimalist art we can see a similar symbiosis greengerg form and value. This essay was first published in the catalogue for this exhibition. The consideration of this symbolic relationship had nothing to do, however, with the uses to which a completed design program would be put by the corporation involved. Simply a large object made of geometric shapes? And it is in the context of such graphic design that much Minimalist art yields up the secrets behind its formal effects.

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Society of Typographic Arts, Chicago,separate folio. I believe that the particularity to which Morris refers exemplifies his recognition that the art gallery space itself is a context within which given works of art function as elements, and that different placements or arrangements of forms maintain or destroy the aesthetic viability grefnberg that context.

This requirement underscores the difficulties encountered in designing a trademark that is a mark of individuality, while at the same time having the qualities of universal application… Any graphic device, no matter how well designed, cannot alone project an all-over positive image unless it is an integral part of the usage system.

The Celler-Kefauver Bill of allowed corporate mergers only across industry categories which, while adding scilpture legal support to certain aspects of the earlier Taft-Hartley law governing monopolization within a single industry, allowed for unparalleled corporate expansion across a range of industries.

Sculoture Bannard, writing in the December issue of Artforum, states: