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Art and PluralismLawrence Alloway's Cultural Criticism$
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Nigel Whiteley

Print publication date: 2012

Print ISBN-13: 9781846316456

Published to Liverpool Scholarship Online: June 2013

DOI: 10.5949/UPO9781846316708

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Abundance 1961–1971

Abundance 1961–1971

(p.165) Section C Abundance 1961–1971 (p.166)
Art and Pluralism
Liverpool University Press

This section focuses on Lawrence Alloway's life as an art critic in the period 1961–1971, beginning with his travel to the United States in 1961 and his dispute with Clement Greenberg with regards to art criticism, particularly of junk art. It also considers Alloway's writings on American Pop art, the mounting of the exhibition Six Painters and the Object and Six More in 1963, Alloway's relationship with Alexander Liberman and Paul Feeley, his views on abstraction and iconography as well as newness and avant-garde art, his reviews of a number of films and his pluralism.

Keywords:   Lawrence Alloway, Clement Greenberg, art criticism, United States, junk art, Pop art, pluralism, avant-garde, abstraction, iconography

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