Reason Gives No Answers: Selected Works from the Collection (Hardcover)

Reason Gives No Answers: Selected Works from the Collection By Jason Beard (Editor), Amie Corry (Editor), William S. Burroughs (Text by (Art/Photo Books)) Cover Image

Reason Gives No Answers: Selected Works from the Collection (Hardcover)

By Jason Beard (Editor), Amie Corry (Editor), William S. Burroughs (Text by (Art/Photo Books))

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From Bacon and Burroughs to Halley and Lucas: the art collection of Damien Hirst

This unique publication presents a varied selection of works from Damien Hirst's personal collection, including early pieces by Haim Steinbach, paintings by Francis Bacon, sculptures by Sarah Lucas, Peter Halley's signature Day-Glo geometric canvases, large-scale works by Gary Hume and one of William S. Burroughs' shotgun paintings. Other highlights include works by John Currin, Sherrie Levine, Helen Frankenthaler, Jeff Koons, Jannis Kounellis, Gerhard Richter, Andy Warhol and Franz West.

This sleek, colorful, hardcover volume contains four fold-out sections and full-color plates. Accompanying the plates is an extract from a rare Burroughs text, "Painting and Guns," first published by the cult American publisher Hanuman Books in 1992, in which Burroughs discusses the making of his shotgun art, and the relationship between painting and writing.
Product Details ISBN: 9781912613045
ISBN-10: 1912613042
Publisher: Other Criteria
Publication Date: September 22nd, 2020
Pages: 148
Language: English