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Wagstaff, before and after Mapplethorpe : a biography / Philip Gefter

Catalog Data

Author:
Gefter, Philip  Search this
Subject:
Wagstaff, Samuel J., Jr. 1921-1987  Search this
Wagstaff, Samuel J Friends and associates  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 458 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2015
Summary:
Sam Wagstaff, the legendary curator, collector, and patron of the arts, emerges as a cultural visionary in this groundbreaking biography in which Wagstaff's largely overlooked influence on the world of contemporary art and photography, and on the evolution of gay identity in the latter part of the twentieth century, is portrayed.
Topic:
Art museum curators  Search this
Art--Collectors and collecting  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1040833