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Gregory Curtis

Gregory Curtis is the author of Disarmed: The Story of the Venus de Milo. He was the editor of Texas Monthly from 1981 until 2000. His writing has appeared in The New York Times, The New York Times Magazine, Fortune, Time, and RollingStone, among other publications. A graduate of Rice University and San Francisco State College, he lives with his wife in Austin, Texas.

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The Cave Painters
Written by Gregory Curtis
Anchor | Trade Paperback | October 2007
$15.95/19.95(Canada) | 978-1-4000-7887-5 (1-4000-7887-3)

The Cave Painters is a vivid introduction to the spectacular cave paintings of France and Spain—the individuals who rediscovered them, theories about their origins, their splendor and mystery.

Gergory Curtis makes us see the astonishing sophistication and power of the paintings and tells us what is known about their creators, the Cro-Magnon... Read more






Disarmed
Written by Gregory Curtis
Vintage | Trade Paperback | November 2004
$16.00/19.00(Canada) | 978-1-4000-3133-7 (1-4000-3133-8)

In the spring of 1820, on the Aegean island of Melos, an unsuspecting farmer was digging for marble building blocks when he unearthed the statue that would come to be known as the Venus de Milo. From the moment of its discovery a battle for possession ensued and was won, eventually... Read more





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