When I saw Sandfuture on Netgalley, I knew it would be an impressive tale - the blurb didn’t pull any punches, telling me I was about to discover the life and the works of Minoru Yamasaki, architect.
Amazing Art Adventures does indeed feature a lot of amazing art. Zappaterra put together a comprehensive book featuring a lot of different installments, museums, and exhibitions. Doubling down as a travel guide, it touches every continent and showcases many of the best art pieces worldwide.
Performance art doesn’t do anything for me, say, but reading about it offered me a new perspective. Maybe there’s more to it than meets the eye? Maybe I’ll be able to appreciate Duchamp’s Fountain at some point? Who knows. The fact that Charney led me to analyze my tastes is a testimonial of a good writer.