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What Artists Do

Artists do a number of things that are very useful. In this deceptively modest book, some of these things are described. Seminal works by artists Marcel Duchamp, John Cage, Richard Serra, Christo & Jean-Claude, Donald Judd, and On Kawara are used to illustrate (in words only) these points.

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Dimensions 15 x 19cm
SKU 12088888

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This book is highly recommended for parents of children thinking of embarking on a career in the arts, for policymakers confused about the function of art in society, and for artists suffering a bout of self-doubt. By the author of Wabi-Sabi for Artists, Designers, Poets & Philosophers.

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