visión de conjunto:Reseña del editor Enclosed in this beautiful package please find: an agile mind a perfect style a canny and undeceivable heart and a welcome enduring presence in the readers life. --Michael ChabonA portrait of a keen social observer at the center of the last 50 years of cultural life captured through a vivid selection of OBriens own writings on music to fashion to downtown art and just as importantly and unexpectedly the political temperature of America.Glenn OBrien collaborated with visual artists writers fashion houses and musicians throughout his almost 50-year career. Intelligence for Dummies gathers Glenn OBriens essays aphorisms and tweets to create a portrait of the artist as cultural bellwether complimented by artwork and photographs from his collaborators. A full color hardcover edition Intelligence for Dummies is a deeply personal aperçu into Patti Smith and Jean Michel Basquiats New York and the culture of money that ensued. It also reveals OBriens incisive and prescient understanding of Americas political culture and of our current president. Biografía del autor Glenn OBrien (1947-2017) was one of the most widely read and influential magazine writer-editors of the last fifty years and was a hall-of-fame copy - writer and creative director whose ads are ingrained in popular culture. Born in Cleveland Ohio OBrien studied at Georgetown University and Columbia University Graduate School of the Arts. After college he joined Andy Warhols Interview Magazine which he helped shape over his 20-year association. He wrote regular columns in publications including Artforum GQ Harpers Bazaar Paper Purple and Spin and was widely read on the subjects of art fashion and music. Beloved as GQs Style Guy his witty advice column was syndicated in GQ editions around the world. OBriens wrote dozens of books including 2011s best-selling How to Be A Man published in six countries.