A short life of trouble : forty years in the New York art world (Book, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
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A short life of trouble : forty years in the New York art world

Author: Marcia Tucker; Liza Lou
Publisher: Berkeley, Calif. ; London : University of California Press, [2010]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A memoir of Marcia Tucker, the first woman to be hired as a curator at the Whitney Museum of American Art and the founder of the New Museum of Contemporary Art in New York City. It draws the reader  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Biography
Biographies
Named Person: Marcia Tucker; Marcia Tucker; Marcia Tucker
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcia Tucker; Liza Lou
ISBN: 9780520265950 0520265955
OCLC Number: 449859986
Notes: Originally published: 2008.
Includes index.
Description: 215 pages, [8] pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: prologue / 1 one / 1945--1956 / 3 two / 1957--1959 / 1 3 three / 1960--1962 / 2 6 four / 1963--1964 / 4 6 five / 1965--1966 / 6 5 s i x / 1967--1968 / 7 2 seven / 1969--1970 / 7 9 eight / 1971--1974 / 9 1 nine / 1975--1976 / 1 0 8 ten / 1977--1980 / 1 2 0 eleven / 1980--1983 / 1 3 8 twelve / 1983--1984 / 1 4 9 thirteen / 1984--1993 / 1 6 0 fourteen / 1994--1995 / 1 7 5 fifteen / 1997 / 1 8 3 sixteen / 1998--2004 / 1 9 1 afterword by liza lou / 1 9 9 author's acknowledgments / 2 0 5 editor's acknowledgments / 2 0 7 photography credits / 2 0 9 index
Responsibility: Marcia Tucker ; edited, and with an afterword, by Liza Lou.

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"Offers some much-needed inspiration [and] ample evidence of Tucker's take-no-prisoners attitude and passion for "difficult" art." New York Times Book Review "A remarkable piece of writing... Read more...

 
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