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HOUDINI: ART AND MAGIC. Brooke Kamin Rapaport et al. Jewish Museum, New York, 2010. Published in association with Yale University Press, New Haven. 288 pp. with 203 ills. (90 col.). 27 x 19 cm. LC 2010-8394 ISBN 9780300146844 In English.
Documents an exhibition examining the life of legendary American magician and escape artist Harry Houdini (1874-1926) and his lasting influence on visual culture, presenting archival photographs, posters, broadsides, magic apparatus and other objects associated with Houdini's career, along with recent works by Matthew Barney, Petah Coyne, Vik Muniz, Raymond Pettibon and other artists who have been inspired by his exploits.
Indexing: Western — United States — 1900-1945, Post-1945 — Several Media
Plans: 71,75
Worldwide Number: 073453
Hardcover $39.95    

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