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

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Alfred A. Knopf, 2000 - Biography & Autobiography - 296 pages
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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.

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Review: Tales from the Art Crypt: The painters, the museums, the curators, the collectors, the auctions, the art

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I was hoping this book was full in insights as to how the art world works behind the scenes, but it's pretty much Richard Feigen bragging about the great deals he's gotten over the years. Read full review

Review: Tales from the Art Crypt: The painters, the museums, the curators, the collectors, the auctions, the art

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I was hoping this book was full in insights as to how the art world works behind the scenes, but it's pretty much Richard Feigen bragging about the great deals he's gotten over the years. Read full review

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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.

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