A fast-paced, beautifully written debut novel set in the contemporary art scene. Where can the art of sensation possibly go next? In an audacious stroke, celebrated British artist Esther Glass puts herself up for sale by auction at Sothebys, as a living masterpiece, to be owned by the highest bidder for a week. For each day of her possession, she will perform as one of seven iconic women, themselves the subjects of great paintings from the past: Christina of Denmark by Holbein; Olympia by Manet; Madonna of the Pinks by ...

Masterpiece 2006, Bantam UK

ISBN-13: 9780553817126

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Masterpiece 2005, Bantam Press

ISBN-13: 9780593054093