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Last remnant of a 19th-century "domestic engineering dynasty" and heir to what's left of the family fortune, Gavin Twinge--founder of the Doodaaa school--is the original angry voice of contemporary British art. After Ralphael Steed meets him in a London bookshop, he becomes determined to unravel Twinge's mystery and to discover how, after Duchamp, art lost its soul. Drawin ...more
Paperback, 333 pages
Published November 1st 2003 by Bloomsbury Publishing PLC (first published 2002)
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I'm really confused. At first I thought this was the biography of a surrealist artist right out of the 1960s, but it is apparently a pseudo-biography written about Ralph Steadman's alter-ego, Gavin Twinge. Ooookay, then.



Written in Gonzo journalism style, Ralph meets Gavin in a London bookshop and then becomes involves in what turns out to be an increasingly madcap adventure. He meets Gavin's friends, who include a noise artist who ne
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Ralph Steadman (born Wallasey, May 15, 1936) is a British cartoonist and caricaturist.

Born in Wallasey, Cheshire, and brought up in Towyn, North Wales, Steadman attended Ysgol Emrys Ap Iwan (high school), Abergele, East Ham Technical College and the London College of Printing and Graphic Arts during the 1960s, doing freelance work for Punch, Private Eye, the Daily Telegraph, The New York Times and
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