William Boyd and David Bowie

William Boyd and David Bowie

In 1998, William Boyd and David Bowie released the biography of a fictional artist named Nat Tate with an aim to expose the pretensions of the art world. In it they claimed he was an, “an abstract expressionist who destroyed '99%' of his work and leapt to his death from the Staten Island ferry. His body was never found.”

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