The Art of SuccesseBook - 2013
In this no-holds-barred biography of controversial artist MattLamb, Richard Speer takes readers on an all-access tour of Lamb'slife and times. With true insider access that includes interviewswith family and friends and Lamb's own personal archives, the bookoffers a massively compelling look at the artist's life. Thesuccessful millionaire CEO of a family business, Lamb turned awayfrom business and toward painting as a response to a diagnosis ofgrave illness. Whether that diagnosis was accurate or not, it wasthe basis for a massive personal transformation, from wealthy butlittle-known businessman to an artist hailed as the heir of PabloPicasso. Thumbing his nose at the art establishment that dismissedhis work and wealth as the antithesis of starving-artist chic, Lambdedicated his work to world peace and redefined the art world inthe process.Revised to cover the years leading up to the artist's death inearly 2012 Tells the story of a truly unique character who succeedspectacularly in the wildly different worlds of business andart This book offers an insider's look at the art world's ultimate"outside insider"
For those who relish tales of larger-than-life personalities whobreak the mold, Matt Lamb: The Art of Success is a thrillingand enlightening biography of an unforgettable personality.