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Richard Polsky

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Richard Polsky is the author of I Bought Andy Warhol and The Art Market Guide (1995-1997). He began his professional career in the art world thirty-one years ago and in 1984 founded Acme Art, where he showed the work of such artists as Joseph Cornell, Ed Ruscha, Andy Warhol, and Bill Traylor. Since 1989 he has been a private dealer specializing in works by postwar artists, with an emphasis on Pop art. He is currently a contributor to Artnet magazine online and lives in Sausalito, California.

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The Art Prophets
The Artists, Dealers, and Tastemakers Who Shook the Art World
Written by Richard Polsky


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
Publisher: Other Press
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $24.95

In The Art Prophets, Richard Polsky introduces us to influential late twentieth-century dealers and tastemakers in the art world. These risk takers opened doors for artists, identified new movements, and resurrected art forms that had fallen into obscurity. In this distinctive tour, Polsky offers an insightful and engaging dialog between artists... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

The Art Prophets
The Artists, Dealers, and Tastemakers Who Shook the Art World
Written by Richard Polsky


Format: eBook, 272 pages
Publisher: Other Press
On Sale: October 25, 2011
Price: $19.99

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Also available as a hardcover.

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I Sold Andy Warhol (Too Soon)

Written by Richard Polsky


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
Publisher: Other Press
On Sale: April 26, 2011
Price: $15.95

"[Richard Polsky] weaves his personal story into the story of a business culture that has grown more venal and volatile in recent years…. Art dealers have played a pivotal role in this pricey shuffle, and Mr. Polsky paints them as an entertainingly infantile, manipulative bunch… That Mr. Polsky operates at the... Read more >
Also available as an eBook.

I Sold Andy Warhol (Too Soon)

Written by Richard Polsky


Format: eBook, 288 pages
Publisher: Other Press
On Sale: September 15, 2009
Price: $13.95

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Also available as a trade paperback.
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