The Painted Word by Tom Wolfe [FIRST EDITION / 1975]
The Painted Word by Tom Wolfe
FIRST EDITION / SECOND PRINTING  FARRAR STRAUS & GIROUX
Hardcover with dust jacket in very good condition.
Dust jacket is in tact with tanning, unclipped panels. A few tiny edge tears. Water stain on front of DJ along top edge, and a far more subtle one along bottom [though very hard to see]
Book itself looks and reads like new. Clean red cloth cover with gilded title on spine. Pages are white, bright and like new.
"America's nerviest journalist" (Newsweek) trains his satirical eye on Modern Art in this "masterpiece" (The Washington Post)
Wolfe's style has never been more dazzling, his wit never more keen. He addresses the scope of Modern Art, from its founding days as Abstract Expressionism through its transformations to Pop, Op, Minimal, and Conceptual. This is Tom Wolfe "at his most clever, amusing, and irreverent"