Discussion Bound: 100 Secrets of the Art World by Thomas Girst & Magnus Resch« Back to Events
Second Tuesdays, 12:00 p.m.
Meet at Malaprop’s Bookstore/Café (55 Haywood Street, Asheville 28801)
This monthly discussion is a place to exchange ideas about readings that relate to artworks and the art world, and to learn from and about each other. Pick up some tasty local fare at the Malaprop’s Café to make the most of your midday break! Books are available at Malaprop’s for a 10% discount.
100 Secrets of the Art World: Everything You Always Wanted to Know About the Arts But Were Afraid to Ask by Thomas Girst & Magnus Resch
What do major artists consider their best-kept secret? What is regarded as confidential knowledge among the key players of the global art market? In 100 Secrets of the Art World, the most powerful international individuals share their insights. This indispensable and fun guide to contemporary art contains exclusive anecdotes, advice, and personal stories from artists, museum directors, gallerists, auction house insiders, collectors, and many more. Contributors include Jeff Koons, Zaha Hadid, Marina Abramović, Ólafur Elíasson, and John Baldessari, as well as directors and curators from the Centre Pompidou, the Guggenheim, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, Tate Modern, the Nationalgalerie, and more. Thoughtful – and often critical – entries make this informative publication an entertaining read for anyone interested in contemporary art.