The Lives of Artists

Author(s): Calvin Tomkins; David Remnick (Introduction by)

Art

The definitive collection of artist profiles by legendary journalist and New Yorker writer Calvin Tomkins, from the 1960s to todayIn 1959, Calvin Tomkins interviewed Marcel Duchamp for Newsweek, beginning his sixdecade- long career writing about art. He then joined The New Yorker, where he has contributed dozens of profiles on the most interesting artists of the time, from Jasper Johns and Robert Rauschenberg to Cindy Sherman and Mark Bradford. This six-volume set includes 82 of Tomkins's most significant profiles dating from 1962 to 2019. Part art history, part human interest, Tomkins offers insights and observations about the artists, their work, and the ever-changing art world they inhabit.

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General Fields

  • : 9780714879369
  • : Phaidon Press, Incorporated
  • : Phaidon Press Ltd
  • : September 2019
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 6 volume set
  • : Hardback
  • : Calvin Tomkins; David Remnick (Introduction by)