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100 Secrets of the Art World

Everything You Always Wanted to Know from Artists, Collectors and Curators, but Were Afraid to Ask

Edited by Thomas Girst, Magnus Resch.

Featured image is Larry Gagosian's contribution to '100 Secrets of the Art World.'

The perfect stocking stuffer for the collector in your life, this is the follow-up to Magnus Resch's previous best-seller, 'Management of Art Galleries.'

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.
Edited by Thomas Girst and Magnus Resch (author of the bestselling Management of Art Galleries), 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 Abramovic, 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 elsewhere, including Philip Tinari, Hans Neuendorf, Matthew Slotover, Hans Ulrich Obrist, Daniel Birnbaum, Klaus Biesenbach, Jeffrey Deitch, Larry Gagosian, Alexandra Munroe and others.
Thoughtful and often critical entries make this informative publication an entertaining read for anyone interested in contemporary art.
Thomas Girst is an art historian and the worldwide Head of Cultural Engagement at the BMW Group. His most recent publications include The Duchamp Dictionary (2014) and Art, Literature, and the Japanese American Internment (2015).
Magnus Resch is an author, art entrepreneur and lecturer at the University of St. Gallen. His most recent publications include the Art Collector Report (2015) and the bestseller Management of Art Galleries (2015).

Featured image is Larry Gagosian's contribution to '100 Secrets of the Art World.'

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There’s pop art, and then there’s poop art. While Chris Ofili caused a spit-storm by using elephant dung in his 1996 painting ‘The Holy Virgin Mary,’ this new book 100 Secrets of the Art World reveals that Pablo Picasso used feces to paint with as far back as 1938. Divulging ‘a family secret,’ Diana Widmaier Picasso states that her grandfather used excrement produced by his then-3-year-old daughter Maya (Diana’s mother) to paint an apple in a 1938 still life.

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100 Secrets of the Art World Launch at MoMA PS1

100 Secrets of the Art World Launch at MoMA PS1Sunday, January 29 at 3PM, MoMA PS1 presents a book launch for 100 Secrets of the Art World: Everything You Always Wanted to Know from Artists, Collectors and Curators, but Were Afraid to Ask. Authors Thomas Girst and Magnus Resch will appear in a panel discussion with Natasha Degen, Alexandra Munroe and Lisa Schiff. Book signing to follow.
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100 Secrets of the Art World: Everything You Always Wanted to Know from Artists, Collectors and Curators, but Were Afraid to Ask

100 Secrets of the Art World Everything You Always Wanted to Know from Artists, Collectors and Curators, but Were Afraid to AskWhat are the secrets of some of the most powerful individuals in the art world? This pocket-sized follow-up to Magnus Resch's 2015 best-seller, Management of Art Galleries, collects advice, anecdotes and the occasional self-deprecating response from 100 major players ranging from museum directors like Daniel Birnbaum, to curators like Hans Ulrich Obrist, collectors like Dakis Joannou, gallerists like Larry Gagosian, writers like Sarah Thornton, and artists and architects including John Baldessari, Isaac Julien and Zaha Hadid, to name just a few. Featured spread is by Romanian artist, writer and cartoonist, Dan Perjovschi. Find this Staff Favorite Holiday Gift Book at our stores at Art Basel Miami and Design Miami! continue to blog


FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 12/2/2016

100 Secrets of the Art World: Everything You Always Wanted to Know from Artists, Collectors and Curators, but Were Afraid to Ask

100 Secrets of the Art World Everything You Always Wanted to Know from Artists, Collectors and Curators, but Were Afraid to AskWhat are the secrets of some of the most powerful individuals in the art world? This pocket-sized follow-up to Magnus Resch's 2015 best-seller, Management of Art Galleries, collects advice, anecdotes and the occasional self-deprecating response from 100 major players ranging from museum directors like Daniel Birnbaum, to curators like Hans Ulrich Obrist, collectors like Dakis Joannou, gallerists like Larry Gagosian, writers like Sarah Thornton, and artists and architects including John Baldessari, Isaac Julien and Zaha Hadid, to name just a few. Featured spread is by Romanian artist, writer and cartoonist, Dan Perjovschi. Find this Staff Favorite Holiday Gift Book at our stores at Art Basel Miami and Design Miami! continue to blog


FORTHCOMING AND NEW: CRITICISM AND THEORY

Art Is Therapy

ART IS THERAPY

Text by Alain de Botton, John Armstrong.

NAI010 PUBLISHERS/RIJKSMUSEUM

ISBN: 9789491714382 | US $25.00

Pub Date: 4/25/2017
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The Anti-Museum: An Anthology

THE ANTI-MUSEUM: AN ANTHOLOGY

KOENIG BOOKS

ISBN: 9783960980032 | US $49.95

Pub Date: 5/23/2017
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The Ocean after Nature

THE OCEAN AFTER NATURE

Edited by Alaina Claire Feldman. Text by Kodo Eshwun, Alaina Claire Feldman, Lucy R. Lippard, Allan Sekula, et al.

INDEPENDENT CURATORS INTERNATIONAL

ISBN: 9780916365936 | US $15.00

Pub Date: 8/23/2016
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The Keeper

THE KEEPER

NEW MUSEUM

ISBN: 9780915557127 | US $49.95

Pub Date: 8/23/2016
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Great Expectations: Prospects for the Future of Curatorial Education

GREAT EXPECTATIONS: PROSPECTS FOR THE FUTURE OF CURATORIAL EDUCATION

Edited by Leigh Markopoulos.

KOENIG BOOKS

ISBN: 9783863359140 | US $20.00

Pub Date: 6/14/2016
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Art Cologne 1967–2016

ART COLOGNE 1967–2016

Edited by Günter Herzog, Brigitte Jacobs van Renswou. Introduction by Rudolf Zwirner. Foreword by Gerald Böse, Daniel Hug, Heinz Schnock.

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783863359225 | US $50.00

Pub Date: 6/14/2016
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100 Secrets of the Art World

100 SECRETS OF THE ART WORLD

Edited by Thomas Girst, Magnus Resch.

KOENIG BOOKS

ISBN: 9783863359614 | US $9.95

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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The Artist Estate: A Handbook for Artists, Executors, and Heirs

THE ARTIST ESTATE: A HANDBOOK FOR ARTISTS, EXECUTORS, AND HEIRS

Text by Loretta Würtenberger, Karl von Trott.

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775741330 | US $45.00

Pub Date: 10/25/2016
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Private Art Museum Report

PRIVATE ART MUSEUM REPORT

Text by Claire Bouchara, Max Bossier, Christine Howald, Shasha Liu, Christoph Noe, Kaisha Woo, Cuiyun Xu.

VERLAG FüR MODERNE KUNST

ISBN: 9783903004948 | US $49.00

Pub Date: 9/27/2016
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Exhibition, Design, Participation

EXHIBITION, DESIGN, PARTICIPATION

Edited with text by Elena Crippa. Text by David Sylvester, Martin Beek, Owen Hatherly, Lucy Steeds.

AFTERALL BOOKS, LONDON

ISBN: 9783863358976 | US $27.50

Pub Date: 9/27/2016
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Ydessa Hendeles: From Her Wooden Sleep...

YDESSA HENDELES: FROM HER WOODEN SLEEP...

HATJE CANTZ

ISBN: 9783775741033 | US $95.00

Pub Date: 8/23/2016
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René Block: Ich kenne kein Weekend

RENé BLOCK: ICH KENNE KEIN WEEKEND

WALTHER KöNIG, KöLN

ISBN: 9783863358112 | US $55.00

Pub Date: 2/23/2016
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