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The Great Art Hoax
Essays in the Comedy and Insanity of Collectible Art
Jon Huer

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The Great Art Hoax exposes the real fakery and hypocrisy of the art world: how art is manufactured and marketed; how the pathology of private possession drives up the price; and how false art is hyped as true art to the tune of millions of dollars. Jon Huer demonstrates convincingly that what the art market deals as art need not be "art" at all.

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cover of Art Hoax is an off-green with a colorized copy of the Mona Lisa, with moustache and glasses drawn on with orange

LC: 90-080919 N
182 pp. 6 x 9

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Paper $16.95 t
ISBN 978-0-87972-492-4
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Cloth $34.95 t
ISBN 978-0-87972-491-7
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