Book #21136

The Awkward Embrace: The Creative Artist And The Institution In America, An Inquiry Based On Interviews With Nine Men Who Have-through Their Organizations-worked To Influence American Culture - 1st Edition/1st Printing

Joan Simpson Burns
Book #21136 The Awkward Embrace: The Creative Artist And The Institution In America, An Inquiry Based On Interviews With Nine Men Who Have-through Their Organizations-worked To Influence American Culture - 1st Edition/1st Printing. Joan Simpson Burns.

Binding: 1/4 Cloth
Book Condition: Very Good- in Good dust jacket
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Publisher: New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1975.
ISBN: 0394495632

First edition/first printing in Very Good- condition in about Good, torn and lightly chipped dust-jacket. From the collection of Betty Anderson, legendary art director of publisher Knopf in the late 20th century as evidenced by her (small and unobtrusive) inventory number and signature on front paste down. A quite acceptable reading copy.

Joan Simpson Burns's book, The Awkward Embrace: The Creative Artist And The Institution In America, An Inquiry Based On Interviews With Nine Men Who Have-through Their Organizations-worked To Influence American Culture, looks at the creative artist's relationship with the institution in America. The author discusses how nine men who have worked within the American art world have tried to change it for the better. Through their interviews and experiences, Burns provides a comprehensive and insightful look at the institution and how it has influenced the creative artist.; 8vo; FSA.

Price: $50.00