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The Literary Parasites of Art - Harley Griffiths - Special Limited Edition Signed Copy

£8.99

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This book is in very good condition. This is a special limited edition copy (number 103 of 500 signed, with a photograph included opposite the title page). There is a dark stain (possibly ink) at the top of the spine of the dust jacket (see images for details). Otherwise, the pages are clean and unmarked.

'The Literary Parasites of Art' by Australian artist Harley Griffiths argues that art critics have 'supported and defended every deterioration' of painting standards in the 20th century. The blurb reads: 'To the average man in the street, art, as promoted today, must appear sheer chaos. All standards are rejected and cast aside in the never ending pursuit of novelty or notoriety... The author of this book is an artist who has a thorough understanding and appreciation of art and its place in our society. Consequently we have here a rare thing, an art book written by an artist.'

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Special Limited Edition Signed Copy
Author(s):
Harley Griffiths
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21.5 x 14.5 x 1.5 cm
Edition:
Special Limited Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0909706719
Number of pages:
51
Publisher:
Lowden Publishing Co. (1980)
Title:
The Literary Parasites of Art

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This book is in very good condition. This is a special limited edition copy (number 103 of 500 signed, with a photograph included opposite the title page). There is a dark stain (possibly ink) at the top of the spine of the dust jacket (see images for details). Otherwise, the pages are clean and unmarked.

'The Literary Parasites of Art' by Australian artist Harley Griffiths argues that art critics have 'supported and defended every deterioration' of painting standards in the 20th century. The blurb reads: 'To the average man in the street, art, as promoted today, must appear sheer chaos. All standards are rejected and cast aside in the never ending pursuit of novelty or notoriety... The author of this book is an artist who has a thorough understanding and appreciation of art and its place in our society. Consequently we have here a rare thing, an art book written by an artist.'

Added value:
Special Limited Edition Signed Copy
Author(s):
Harley Griffiths
Condition:
Used: very good
Dimensions:
21.5 x 14.5 x 1.5 cm
Edition:
Special Limited Edition
Format:
Hardback
ISBN-10:
0909706719
Number of pages:
51
Publisher:
Lowden Publishing Co. (1980)
Title:
The Literary Parasites of Art

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