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  • Paperback: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Prestel; Revised, Updated ed. edition (24 Feb. 2014)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 3791349139
  • ISBN-13: 978-3791349138
  • Product Dimensions: 17.1 x 1.8 x 23 cm
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In this straightforward book, art dealer and market expert Michael Findlay presents a close up personal view of almost fifty years in the business of art... With narrative and wise advice, insider anecdotes and tales of scoundrels and scams, this generously illustrated book is a must for all appreciators of art. Book Time Magazine March 2012 --ARTnews, May 2012

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Michael Findlay One of the earliest dealers in SoHo, New York, he showcased major emerging artists including John Baldessari, Joseph Beuys, and Hannah Wilke. Named Head of Impressionist and Modern Paintings at Christie's in 1984, he later became its International Director of Fine Arts. Since 2000 he has been a director at Acquavella Galleries, New York, which in recent years has held major exhibitions of important Impressionist, modern, and contemporary masters.

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