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Boggs A Comedy of Values

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ISBN-10: 0226893960

ISBN-13: 9780226893969

Edition: 2000

Authors: Lawrence Weschler

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In this highly entertaining book, Lawrence Weschler chronicles the antics of J. S. G. Boggs, an artist whose consuming passion is money, or perhaps more precisely, value. Boggs draws money-paper notes in standard currencies from all over the world-and tries to spend his drawings. It is a practice that regularly lands him in trouble with treasury police around the globe and provokes fundamental questions regarding the value of art and the value of money. "Lawrence Weschler, who evidently admires [Boggs]-something not difficult to do-has written what may be the most extraordinary biography imaginable: "weird," to use a favourite Boggs word. It does something towards changing our entire…    
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Book details

List price: $20.00
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
Publication date: 11/15/2000
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 170
Size: 4.75" wide x 7.75" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.396
Language: English

Preface
A Fool's Questions
""Morons in a Hurry""
Afterword
Bibliographic
Essay
Index