John Golding, Critic and Scholar of the Abstract, Dies at 82 – NYTimes.com

Though Mr. Golding was long recognized as an authority on Cubism, he grew to believe that the movement was resistant to authority in every sense of the word.

“I continue to enjoy looking at Cubist pictures as much as I ever did,” he told the British newspaper The Guardian in 1994. “But I have come increasingly to realize that I do not really understand them, and I am not sure that anyone else does either.”

via John Golding, Critic and Scholar of the Abstract, Dies at 82 – NYTimes.com.

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