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The Velvet Grind – Selected Essays (1980-2004)
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David Robbins The Velvet Grind Selected Essays (1980-2004)
Edited by Lionel Bovier & Fabrice Stroun.

Published with JRP|Ringier.
published in 2006
English edition
15 x 21 cm (softcover)
320 pages (b/w illustrations)
ISBN: 978-3-905701-02-9
EAN: 9783905701029
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A discussion of art and entertainment and their conflictual relationship.
The publication brings together David Robbins' key interviews with Richard Prince or Allan McCollum, his writings on television, Hollywood, and Warhol, and contributions to his “Institute for Advanced Comedic Behavior”.
A compilation of non-fiction and fiction, the book is structured with the subtle psychological rewards of the novel in mind.
High Entertainment, an expanded version of the eponymous essay published in The Velvet Grind and Robbins' first online effort, is available at www.high-entertainment.com.
David Robbins (born in 1957), writer and artist, lives in Milwaukee (Wisconsin); his work has been recently presented at the Des Moines Art Center (Iowa), Feature in New York, and Cubitt in London. Contributor to magazines such as Real Life, Purple Prose and Artforum.