Private views: artists working today

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Serpent's Tail, 2004 - Art - 207 pages
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What kind of person makes it as an artist in today's Britain? How do artists cope with solitude, public exposure, self-doubt, or the pressures of the market? With moving personal stories and humorous observations, the contributors explore the complexities and contradictions of life in the world of the cultural industries.Through essays and interviews, this incisive book confounds many of the received myths about 'the life of the artist'. From painters and sculptors to writers, film-makers and composers, the artists in Private Views describe an economic reality far distant from the opulent tales of Saatchi-funded wealth much loved by the broadsheets.

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