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If You Enjoyed the Art Theme in "The Goldfinch" or "The Heist" You May Enjoy:

blazing worldOther books that deal with the art world:

The Blazing World: A Novel” by Siri Hustvedt

Before she died, Harriet Burden   claimed credit for three shows of contemporary art that had been the biggest sensations of the previous decade, sending the critics into a tailspin.

“Aaron’s Leap” by Magdalena Platzova

Based on the real-life story of Bauhaus artist Friedl Dicker-Brandeis,  who taught art to children in the Nazi transport camp of Terezin and died in Auschwitz.

“Swan Thieves” by Elizabeth Kostova

A psychiatrist attempts to understand a disturbed artist who destroys a canvas at the National Gallery of Art.

These two books are centered around the Dutch painter Vermeer:

“Girl in Hyacinth Blue” by Susan Vreeland

“Girl With a Pearl Earring” by Tracy Chevalier

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