Rosenberg on Reputation

December 7, 2015
September 13, 2020
The sum of it is that no dealer, curator, buyer, or critic, or any existing combination of these, can be depended on to produce a reputation that is more than a momentary flurry.

Harold Rosenberg was a prominent art critic, writing for the New Yorker in the 60s. I found this quote in Old Masters and Young Geniuses. It's from 1965, but it still seems valid today.

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