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No one skewers the popular movements of American culture like Tom Wolfe. In 1975, he turned his satirical pen to the pretensions of the contemporary art world, a world of social climbing, elitist posturing, and ingeniously absurd self-justifying theorizing. He addresses the scope of Modern Art, from its founding days as Abstract Expressionism through its transformations to Pop, Op, Minimal, and Conceptual. In the process he debunks the great American myth of Modern Art in an incandescent, hilarious, and devastating blast. ...

The Painted Word 2018, Blackstone Audiobooks

ISBN-13: 9781982550264

Audiobook CD

The Painted Word 2008, Picador USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780312427580

Trade paperback

The Painted Word 1999, Bantam

ISBN-13: 9780553380651

Trade paperback

The Painted Word 1989, Black Swan, London

ISBN-13: 9780552993708

New edition


The Painted Word 1982, Bantam, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780553273793

Mass-market paperback

The Painted Word 1982, Bantam

ISBN-13: 9780553257342

Mass-market paperback

Painted Word 1977, Bantam USA, New York

ISBN-13: 9780553025026

New edition


Painted Word 1976, Bantam Books

ISBN-13: 9780553225617

Mass-market paperback

The Painted Word 1975, Farrar Straus Giroux, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780374228781