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Saturday, November 10, 2007

The Accidental Masterpiece

This book has been around for a couple of years, but I've just gotten to it. Ten remarkable, readable essays on art - what it is, how it is made, how and why it is collected, how it can change us, the effort that goes into making it, and the effort that can go into viewing it - with the merest handful of black and white illustrations. I loved it. Get it and read it.

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