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Affairs of the Art : Love, Loss and Power in the Art World

Katrina Strickland
Melbourne University Press
2013
ISBN: 9780522858624
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Format: Softcover
Quantity in stock: 1

Condition: FINE

Price: $18.00 (inc GST)

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The reputations of artists are curious things, influenced by factors beyond the quality of the work. Affairs of the Art explores the role those left behind play in burnishing an artist's reputation after he or she dies.
Through interviews with those handling the estates of artists including Fred Williams, Brett Whiteley, John Brack, Howard Arkley, Bronwyn Oliver, George Baldessin and Albert Tucker, as well as a raft of art dealers, academics, curators and auctioneers, Strickland traverses the strange alleyways of the art market, where power resides with those who hold the best stock, and highlights the sometimes heart-wrenching way emotion and duty intersect in the making of decisions by those left behind. Art - 256 pages #0121 SBN 10: 0522858627 ISBN 13: 9780522858624

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