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The Painted Word
The Painted Word
Author: Tom Wolfe
"America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek) trains his satirical eye on Modern Art in this "masterpiece" (The Washington Post) — Wolfe's style has never been more dazzling, his wit never more keen. He addresses the scope of Modern Art, from its founding days as Abstract Expressionism through its tra...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780312427580
ISBN-10: 0312427581
Publication Date: 10/14/2008
Pages: 128
  • Currently 4.8/5 Stars.

4.8 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Picador
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
Members Wishing: 2
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Tom Wolfe's 1970's view of 'modern art'. True art aficionados may take exception but still an interesting, easy read for the art-illiterate.
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I have been interested and studying art history for many years and this is by far the most amusing and perceptive book on modern art that I have read. Don't miss it!


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