Secret Lives of Great Artists: What Your Teachers Never Told You About Master Painters and Sculptors
With outrageous anecdotes about everyone from Caravaggio (convicted murderer) to Edward Hopper (alleged wife beater), Secret Lives of Great Artists recounts the seamy, steamy, and gritty history behind the great masters of art. You'll learn that Michelangelo's body odor was so bad that his assistants couldn't stand working for him, that Vincent van Gogh sometimes ate paint from the tube, and that Georgia O'Keeffe loved to paint in the nude. With hundreds of little-known, politically incorrect, and downright bizarre facts, this title is sure to inform and amuse. It’s one art-history lesson you'll never forget!