Funny weather : art in an emergency (Book, 2021) []
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Funny weather : art in an emergency

Funny weather : art in an emergency

Author: Olivia Laing
Publisher: London : Picador, 2021. ©2021
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats
In this inspiring collection of essays, prize-winning writer and critic Olivia Laing makes a brilliant case for why art matters. Funny weather brings together a career's worth of Laing's writing about art and culture, examining their roles in our political and emotional lives. She profiles Jean-Michel Basquiat and Georgia O'Keeffe, interviews Hilary Mantel and Ali Smith, writes love letters to David Bowie and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Olivia Laing
ISBN: 1529027659 9781529027655
OCLC Number: 1122876898
Description: 353 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Artists' Lives --
Funny weather: Frieze columns --
Four women --
Styles --
Essays --
Reading --
Love Letters --
Responsibility: Olivia Laing.


Olivia Laing, prize-winning, bestselling author of The Lonely City and Crudo, returns with a career-spanning collection of essays on the power of art in times of crisis.  Read more...


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A brave writer whose books open up fundamental questions about life and art * Telegraph * Olivia Laing is my new favourite non-fiction writer * Nick Hornby * Like all great critics, Olivia Laing Read more...

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