Art: The Best?

Is any good art being painted in the U.S.? Britain's highbrow magazine Horizon scanned the U.S., and found three little sunbeams peeping through. "The most powerful painter in America," wrote Manhattan Critic Clement Greenberg, is Jackson Pollock, who painted this:

"The only other American of our time who produces an art which might justify the term major," added Greenberg, is Sculptor David Smith, who sculpted this:

"The man who will be considered the most important figure in American art of the period since 1935" is an art teacher in Greenwich Village named Hans Hofmann....

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