Lost, Stolen or Shredded
Stories of Missing Works of Art and Literature
Publisher: Profile Books
Year Published: 2013
Pages: 256pp ISBN: 9781846684913
Gekoski explores in depth the greater questions tremendous losses of art raise - such as the rights artists and authors have over their own work, the importance of the search for perfection in creativity, and what motivated people to queue to see the empty space where the Mona Lisa once hung in the Louvre.