Books by Louisa Buck

Released: July 1, 1994

"A thin volume, it ends—happily—before it runs out of gas."
A lively and contentious companion book to a six-part BBC television series that probes the question ``Why do we value art so highly?'' In clipped, sound-bite style, the authors examine the mechanisms of power that give fine art its metaphoric and economic glamour: critics, museums, auction houses, collectors, and the mass media. Read full book review >