33 Artists in 3 Acts

33 Artists in 3 Acts

Book - 2014
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"Tells the story of [33 artists]: how they move through the world, command credibility, and create iconic works ... [including] visits with Ai Weiwei before and after his imprisonment and Jeff Koons as he woos new customers in London, Frankfurt, and Abu Dhabi. Thornton meets Yayoi Kusama in her studio around the corner from the Tokyo asylum that she calls home. She snoops in Cindy Sherman's closet, hears about Andrea Fraser's psychotherapist, and spends quality time with Laurie Simmons, Carroll Dunham, and their daughters Lena and Grace"--Amazon.com.
Publisher: New York : W.W. Norton & Company, 2014
Edition: First American edition
ISBN: 9780393240979
Branch Call Number: 709.051 THORNTO
Characteristics: xvi, 430 pages : illustrations, map ; 25 cm


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Apr 13, 2015

Very disappointing, there is little insight and no narrative here. Read her other book instead.

stewaroby Dec 23, 2014

Some of the best writing about art you are ever going to read. In fact some of the best writing about anything you are ever going to read. Knowledgeable, accessible, witty and clever.


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