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I know this book is kind of old, but I still think it sucks that only one woman is a subject of interview. Read morePublished 19 months ago by johnnie utah
Great profiles of contemporary artists by the New York writer Calvin Tompkins. By combining biography, personal interviews and insights into the craft of each artist, Tompkins... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Robie
I can never get enough of Calvin Tompkins insightful unpretentious journeys into the art world. So please give me more.Published on July 12, 2014 by Karen & Tony Barone
Something of a back stage view of many of the hero's of this days art and no doubt the sight to today given to future generations. Excellent.Published on March 18, 2014 by Harry C. Laurie
The perfect combination of information and style. It is as interesting to learn about the artists as it is about the writer. Highly recommend.Published on February 11, 2014 by hester
Capsule reviews of the lives and works ten important artists. No pics, which a critic quoted on the back cover claims to be an advantage. Read morePublished on December 28, 2013 by Arthur Comings
I love this book. A great look at wildly different artists who have made their mark in Western culture and, thanks to Calvin Tomkins, in me. Read morePublished on October 9, 2013 by Larry Ellingson
This book is sires of articles that goes in depth at the artist themselves and why they do the art that they do. Read morePublished on October 9, 2013 by art_girl89