Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

more than 15 Minutes.(Final)

Byline: Review by Wesley Pulkka

'I Bought Andy Warhol' an insider's peek into world of art dealership

"I Bought Andy Warhol" by Richard Polsky

Harry N. Abrams, $24.95, 256 pp.

San Francisco art dealer Richard Polsky's "I Bought Andy Warhol," an art-world expose, begins with the author's commitment to spend up to $100,000 to buy the quintessential Andy Warhol for his personal art collection.

Polsky's chronicle of his search is filled with chatty gossip and name-dropping that makes it an interesting read. The book offers insight into the sometimes arcane arena of art dealership that too often is focused on the evening's entertainment arrangements rather than connoisseurship. …

Log in to your account to read this article – and millions more.