Lunday, Elizabeth; Zucca, Mario (illustrator)
Title Secret Lives of Great Artists: What Your Teachers Never Told You About Master Painters and Sculptors
Book Condition Very Good.
159474257X / 9781594742576
Seller ID KV8HB1ZHT0X
Softcover 4th printing, published 2008 by Quirk Books. Minor discoloration near top edge of covers. Otherwise, Fine condition: text clean and unmarked; pages bright; binding tight; spine and covers uncreased. 288 pages; color illustrations; Index; Selected Bibliography. Language: English. Arranged chronologically, from Jan van Eyck to Andy Warhol. 'For this book, I collected the most outrageous tales about major artists -- all the good stuff your art history professors left out. You'll learn which artist was convicted of murder, which died of syphilis, and which signed death warrants. [...] You'll find out who suggested firing a gun was an acceptable method of attracting a waiter's attention and who held orgies in his living room....' -- from the Introduction. Keywords: art historical, biography, gossip, celebrity, tabloid.