Paperback ð Sculls' Angles eBook Þ

Paperback ð Sculls' Angles eBook Þ

Sculls' Angles ✰ [BOOKS] ✸ Sculls' Angles By Michael Maranda ✽ – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk This book a novel reallytells the story of Robert and Ethel Scull While Robert came from an impoverished immigrant background he married Ethel Redner whose father ran a small taxi company not rich but This book a novel reallytells the story of Robert and Ethel Scull While Robert came from an impoverished immigrant background he married Ethel Redner whose father ran a small taxi company not rich but certainly comfortable enough that their marriage was announced in the New York Times They met while Robert was a struggling freelance illustrator and Ethel was taking classes at Parsons Gifted a third of his father in law s company Robert build the enterprise into a multi million dollar venture under the name of Scull s Angels As aggressive collectors of Pop Art in the sixties and in a less social status driven mode as patrons of the land art movementthey became integral to the social life of contemporary art in New York at the time Of importance it was the auction of fifty works through Sotheby Parke Bernet in which solidified their place in contemporary art history This benchmark auction brought post abstract expressionist art into the secondary market as a full player and ushered in the upward spiral of inflationary pricing to which we have now become accustomed as by standers In this novel which reproduces all their appearances in the New York Times we follow their rise in social status through the visual arts fashion and society events as well as the their tumultuous marriage ending in a messy divorce that itself set precedence in Ethel s unprecedented alimony agreementfinishing with a consideration of their legacy in the recovery of the art market following Wall Street s infamous Black Friday.


About the Author: Michael Maranda

Michael Maranda is an artist and editor based in Toronto Ontario As proprietor of Parasitic Ventures Press he has published numerous artists books using the detritus of philosophy and history.



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