ROSALIND KRAUSS is a critic and historian based in New York. She is a professor of 20th century art and theory at Columbia University.
I begin with a drawing of 1906, from Picassos Rose Period, the era of circuses and Saltimbanques.
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I came to the 60s late, and from out of town. So The Jewish Museum’s Toward a New Abstraction and the Modern’s “Americans 1963,” both of which opened in the spring of 1963, were news to me.