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Houdini: Art and Magic

Houdini: Art and Magic


HOUDINI. Rapaport, Brooke Kamin. Houdini: Art and Magic

Yale University Press.


Book ID: 84958

Analyzes Houdini's influence on the world of art, which extends well beyond the realm of magic and performance. His daring stunts have qualified him as one of the most referenced icons of American spectacle. Artists such as Calder, Cornell, Barney and the work of many other modern artists are featured here in addition to biographical information on Houdini. Exhibition catalogue for the Jewish Museum NYC and SF.

288 pp. Cl.