Blimey!: From Bohemia to Britpop, the London Artworld from Francis Bacon to Damien Hirst
At last an incredibly readable book about the London art world. For every long word there are dozens of short ones. It's a map of the mind, a journey to the heart of darkness, a step in a puddle, a ride on a tour boat, a week in traction. Learn lots of things and be entertained as well. From the anguished screaming tortured canvases of Francis Bacon to the witty ironic twirling sliced farmyard animals of Damien Hirst, let Matthew Collings take you by the hand and gently guide you through art's Yellow Pages.
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Blimey!: From Bohemia to Britpop : The London Artworld from Francis Bacon to Damien HirstUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
This unusual volume--part art history, part journalism, and part diary--offers a crash course on the Pop Art scene in London from roughly the Sixties onward and does so with intelligence and humor ... Read full review