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The Art Scene

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The Art Scene

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By Barrie Sturt-Penrose

Copyright 1969

Published by Paul Hamlyn, London and New York

Hardcover

159 pp.

From the dust jacket inner flap:

This book surveys the most important aspects of the international art scene. It takes the reader behind the scenes of private galleries, the salerooms and great private and public collections.

It invades the fabulous and bewildering world of the salerooms where works of art change hands for hundreds of thousands of pounds.

It discusses the influence of critics and other more mysterious figures in the art world.

It deals wtih “Op” and “Pop” culture and the contemporary beat scene, and the immense power of wealthy and culturally influential gallery owners in London, New York, Paris, Amsterdam, Milan and Rome.

It also answers such questions as “Are the art schools out on a limb?” “Why do people want art?” “What is the true attitude of businessmen to works of art?” “Is modern art just a racket?”

This copy is in very good condition. No major issues. Was not able to find any marks on interior. All vintage items are sold as is, final sale.

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By Barrie Sturt-Penrose

Copyright 1969

Published by Paul Hamlyn, London and New York

Hardcover

159 pp.

From the dust jacket inner flap:

This book surveys the most important aspects of the international art scene. It takes the reader behind the scenes of private galleries, the salerooms and great private and public collections.

It invades the fabulous and bewildering world of the salerooms where works of art change hands for hundreds of thousands of pounds.

It discusses the influence of critics and other more mysterious figures in the art world.

It deals wtih “Op” and “Pop” culture and the contemporary beat scene, and the immense power of wealthy and culturally influential gallery owners in London, New York, Paris, Amsterdam, Milan and Rome.

It also answers such questions as “Are the art schools out on a limb?” “Why do people want art?” “What is the true attitude of businessmen to works of art?” “Is modern art just a racket?”

This copy is in very good condition. No major issues. Was not able to find any marks on interior. All vintage items are sold as is, final sale.