A fresh look at the shadowy world of private patronage as it operates today. -- Socialist Appeal, Steve Jones, May 2000
Beautifully designed and handily pocket-sized, so you can whip it out to impress attractive strangers at a gallery. -- The Guardian, 29 January 2000
Small and malignant...slots into the pocket as snugly as a gunslinger's Bible, or, appropriately, a packet of cigarettes. -- The Times Literary Supplement, Keith Miller, 9 June 2000
About the Author
is an art historian, a recent graduate from Middlesex University where she wrote a dissertation on the relationship between art and advertising. John A Walker
is Reader in Art and Design History at Middlesex University and the author of a dozen books on contemporary art and mass media.