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Art Held Hostage|John Anderson
Art Held Hostage : The Battle Over the Barnes Collection
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Overview

This is the story of how a fabled art foundation--the greatest collection of impressionist and postimpressionist art in America, including 69 C zannes, 60 Matisses, and 44 Picassos, among many priceless others--came to be, and how more than a decade of legal squabbling brought it to the brink of collapse and to a move that many believe betrayed the wishes of the founder, Dr. Albert C. Barnes (1872--1951). Art Held Hostage is now updated with a new epilogue by the author covering the current state of this international treasure and the endless battle over its fate.

Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780393347319
  • ISBN-10: 0393347311
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Publish Date: September 2013
  • Dimensions: 8.2 x 5.5 x 0.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.55 pounds
  • Page Count: 288

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