Tales from the Art Crypt: The Painters, the Museums, the Curators, the Collectors, the Auctions, the Art

Front Cover
Alfred A. Knopf, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 296 pages
1 Review
The influential art collector and dealer shares his stories of friends made in the business--from Jasper Johns to Joseph Cornell--to the famous art historians, collectors, artists, and scholars who have crossed his path along the way.

From inside the book

What people are saying - Write a review

Tales from the art crypt: the painters, the museums, the curators, the collectors, the auctions, the art

User Review  - Not Available - Book Verdict

New York$based art dealer Feigen offers an intimate and gossipy glimpse into the sometimes tawdry world of art. In his over 40-year career, Feigen mingled at the highest levels of the art world ... Read full review

Common terms and phrases

About the author (2000)

Richard Feigen was born in Chicago in 1930. He began to collect paintings when he was twelve. In 1957 he opened his first gallery in his hometown, using his private collection; in 1963 he opened a gallery in New York City. He lives in Katonah, New York.

Bibliographic information