social classes of the Art world

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Slim Aarons. Pop and Society: Marianne Faithfull, Desmond Guinness, and Mick Jagger at Leixlip Castle, Ireland, 1968 Staley-Wise Gallery

“I didn’t need a sociology degree to know who were the generals, the majors, and the lieutenants. Norman Podhoretz, the relentless spectator of New York society, used to say that the generals stay away from those of lesser rank, for fear of being aggressed against, while lieutenants avoid their superiors, for fear of being patronized or made to feel uncomfortably humble.”

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