100 Secrets of the Art World
By Thomas Girst and Magnus Resch
Everything You Always Wanted to Know from Artists, Collectors and Curators, but Were Afraid to Ask
What do major artists consider their best-kept secret? What is regarded as confidential knowledge among the key players of the global art market? 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. Thoughtful and often critical entries make this informative publication an entertaining read.