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The Velvet GrindSelected Essays (1980-2004)

David Robbins - The Velvet Grind
A discussion of art and entertainment and their conflictual relationship.
The publication brings together David Robbins' key interviews with Richard Prince or Allan McCollum, his writings on television, Hollywood, and Warhol, and contributions to his “Institute for Advanced Comedic Behavior”.
A compilation of non-fiction and fiction, the book is structured with the subtle psychological rewards of the novel in mind.
David Robbins (born 1957 in Whitefish Bay, Wisconsin) is an artist and writer who was one of the first to investigate the art world's entrance into the culture industry. His work has been exhibited worldwide. He is a long-standing contributor to magazines such as Real Life, Purple Prose and Artforum.
Edited by Lionel Bovier & Fabrice Stroun.

Published with JRP|Ringier.
published in 2006
English edition
15 x 21 cm (softcover)
320 pages (b/w illustrations)
ISBN : 978-3-905701-02-9
EAN : 9783905701029
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