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Breakfast at Sotheby"s

Philip Hook

Breakfast at Sotheby"s

an A-Z of the art world

by Philip Hook

  • 140 Want to read
  • 4 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Prices,
  • Art,
  • Economic aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPhilip Hook
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsN8600 .H665 2014
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 347 pages
    Number of Pages347
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27171499M
    ISBN 101468309668
    ISBN 109781468309669
    LC Control Number2014030455
    OCLC/WorldCa911703825

    Comic, revealing, piquant, splendid, and occasionally absurd, Breakfast at Sotheby's is a book of pleasure and intelligent observation, as engaged with art as it is with the world that surrounds it. Year: Publisher: The Overlook Press. Language: english. . Dr Gabriel Heaton, specialist in books and manuscripts at Sotheby's, said: "The character of Holly Golightly is, of course, the heart of Breakfast at Tiffany's and the most striking change made by Capote in this draft relates to her.

    Breakfast at Sotheby's is a wry, intimate, truly revealing exploration of how art acquires its financial value, from Philip Hook, a senior director at Sotheby's. Breakfast At Sotheby's . Get this from a library! Breakfast at Sotheby's. [Philip Hook] -- When you stand in front of a work of art in a museum or exhibition, the first two questions you normally ask yourself are 1) Do I like it? And 2) Who's it by? When you stand in front of a work of art.

    Comic, revealing, piquant, splendid, and occasionally absurd, Breakfast at Sotheby’s is a book of pleasure and intelligent observation, as engaged with art as it is with the world that surrounds it. About the Author. Philip Hook is a director and senior paintings specialist at Sotheby’s. He has worked in the art world for thirty-five years.   breakfast at sotheby's: an a-z of the art world by philip hook (particular books £20) By Marcus Berkmann for MailOnline Published: EDT, 31 October | Updated: EDT, 1 November


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Breakfast at Sotheby's book. Read 48 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. When you stand in front of a work of art in a museum or exhi /5(48). "Phillip Hook's delightful Breakfast at Sotheby's is a house sale of a book, a chance for him to clear out thirty-five years of memories as an art dealer and auctioneer, first at Christie's and then Sotheby's." —The Economist "It's very hard to write an amusing book about art that has some serious things to say.

But Phillip Hook has done it/5(59). Comic, revealing, piquant, splendid and absurd, Breakfast at Sotheby's is a book of pleasure and intelligent observation, as engaged with art as it is with the world that surrounds it.

Philip Hook is a director and senior paintings specialist at Sotheby's/5(59). CAPOTE, TRUMAN. BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S, REVISED TYPESCRIPT. the setting copy with copious autograph revisions throughout in pencil, every page containing annotations, comprising revisions, meticulously erased deletions, and other substantive changes (the protagonist's name changed from "Connie Gustafson" to "Holly Golightly" throughout), as well.

Comic, revealing, piquant, splendid and absurd, Breakfast at Sotheby's is a book of pleasure and intelligent observation, as engaged with art as it is with the world that surrounds it. Philip Hook is a director and senior paintings specialist at Sotheby's.

He has worked in the art world for thirty-five years during which time he has also been a. Art and design books. • To order Breakfast at Sotheby’s for £ (RRP £) go to or call Topics. Art and design books;Author: Victoria Segal.

'His delightful Breakfast at Sotheby's is a house sale of a book, a chance for him to clear out 35 years of memories as an art dealer and auctioneer, first at Christie's and then Sotheby's, a rival auction house' - Economist Philip Hook is a director and senior paintings specialist at Sotheby's/5().

His delightful Breakfast at Sotheby's is a house sale of a book, a chance for him to clear out 35 years of memories as an art dealer and auctioneer, first at Christie's and then Sotheby's, a rival auction house. Besides the colourful stories, Mr Hook offers various theories about the art world, and keen insight on that vexing question of what /5(63).

Dr Gabriel Heaton, specialist in books and manuscripts at Sotheby’s, said: “The character of Holly Golightly is, of course, the heart of Breakfast At Tiffany’s, and the most striking change.

TRUMAN CAPOTE’S FINAL TYPESCRIPT FOR BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S SELLS FOR £, AT SOTHEBY’S Covered in hundreds of the author’s handwritten edits Including the last minute change of his protagonist’s name to “Holly Golightly” Breakfast At Tiffany’s Typescript The final typescript for Breakfast.

Comic, revealing, piquant, splendid and absurd, Breakfast at Sothebys is a book of pleasure and intelligent observation, as engaged with art as it is with the world that surrounds it. Philip Hook is a director and senior paintings specialist at Sothebys.

Breakfast at Sotheby’s is a guide to how people reach answers to such questions, and how in the process art is given a financial ating and highly subjective, built on thirty-five years’ experience of the art market, Philip Hook explores the artist and his hinterland (including -isms, middle-brow artists, Gericault and suicides), subject and style.

He has over 35 years of experience and expertise of the art market, he is the author of five successful novels set in the art world and his book Breakfast at Sotheby’s: An A-Z of The Art World was published by Penguin in November /5(87).

The final typescript for Truman Capote’s famed s title, Breakfast at Tiffany’s, placed with a winning buyer for £, ($,) in a Sotheby’s Books and Manuscripts auction in London on edition achieved more than double its pre-sale estimate of £, and lead the $ million auction.

The final manuscript for Truman Capote’s Breakfast at Tiffany’s is set to go up for auction at Sotheby’s next week, and the document reveals a crucial, eleventh-hour edit Capote made to the until the author’s final revision, the iconic heroine Holly Golightly, famously portrayed by Audrey Hepburn in the classic screen adaptation, went by the Author: Kayla Kibbe.

Breakfast at Sotheby's is a wry, intimate, truly revealing exploration of how art acquires its financial value, from Philip Hook, a senior director at Sotheby's 'Reading it is like participating in a hugely enjoyable personal tutorial given by a cultured, witty, clear-eyed, world teacher with a fully functioning sense of : Philip Hook.

Dr Gabriel Heaton, specialist in books and manuscripts at Sotheby’s, said: “The character of Holly Golightly is of course the heart of Breakfast At. The information about Breakfast at Sotheby's shown above was first featured in "The BookBrowse Review" - BookBrowse's online-magazine that keeps our members abreast of notable and high-profile books publishing in the coming weeks.

In most cases, the reviews are necessarily limited to those that were available to us ahead of publication. If you are the publisher or author of this book. The celluloid version, for commercial purposes, significantly altered certain key aspects of the book.

Despite it being one of the quintessential contemporary stories about New York City, yesterday—August 4—the original typescript sold at auction at Sotheby’s London for £, (about $,).

The take was more than double the highest. Breakfast at Sotheby's is a guide to how people reach answers to such questions, and how in the process art is given a financial value. Fascinating and highly subjective, built on thirty-five years' experience of the art market, Philip Hook explores the artist and his hinterland (including -isms, middle-brow artists, Gericault and suicides Reviews:.

Comic, revealing, piquant, splendid and absurd, Breakfast at Sotheby's is a book of pleasure and intelligent observation.

Breakfast at Sotheby's is a wry, intimate, truly revealing exploration of how art acquires its financial value, from Philip Hook, a senior director at Sotheby's 'Reading it is like participating in a hugely enjoyable personal tutorial given by a cultured, witty.

Breakfast at Sotheby’s is a guide to how people reach answers to such questions, and how in the process art is given a financial value. Fascinating and highly subjective, built on thirty-five years’ experience of the art market, Philip Hook explores the artist and his hinterland (including -isms, middle-brow artists, Gericault and suicides.

The typescript of Breakfast at Tiffany’s up for auction. Photograph: Sotheby's Until Capote, who wrote mostly from his bed, took up his pencil for the final time, his heroine was known as Connie Author: Alison Flood.