33 ARTISTS IN 3 ACTS.
Edition: First printing.
New York: Norton, (2014) dj. SIGNED hardcover first edition - A book which explores what it means to be a real artist in the real world - one which offers access to a range of artists, from international superstars to unheralded art teachers. Included are accounts of visits with Ai Weiwei before and after his imprisonment and with Jeff Koons as he woos new customers in London, Frankfurt, and Abu Dhabi. Thornton meets Yayoi Kusama in her studio around the corner from the Tokyo asylum that she calls home and spends time with Laurie Simmons, Carroll Dunham, and their daughters Lena and Grace and many others. SIGNED on the title page, and uncommon thus. Photographs, bibliography, index. xvi, 430 pp. ISBN: 978-0393240979.
Condition: Fine in a fine dust jacket (as new.)