Artist's book by Eric Fischl and Jerry Saltz. Developed around the idea of "What's the one best assignment you could give an art student? What is the best question you could ask an art Student to answer?" Saltz interviewed a variety of artists and Fischl edited each interview down to a few lines and created a book of revelations on art making. Artists quoted include Vito Acconci, Benny Andrews, Richard Artschwager, Alice Aycock, John Baldessari, Jennifer Bartlett, Lynda Benglis, Ross Bleckner, Louise Bourgeois, Deborah Butterfield, Vija Celmins, Sandro Chia, Chuck Close, R.M. Fischer, Janet Fish, Steve Gianakos, Leon Golub, Jenny Holzer, Bryan Hunt, Michael Hurson, Will Insley, Valerie Jaudon, Jasper Johns, Alex Katz, Anselm Kiefer, Vitaly Komar, Joseph Kosuth, Barbara Kruger, Barry Le Va, Sol LeWitt, Roy Lichtenstein, Brice Marden, Agnes Martin, Aleksandr Melamid, Mario Merz, Malcolm Morley, Matt Mullican, Elizabeth Murray, Bruce Nauman, Frank O'Hara, Dennis Oppenheim, Philip Pearlstein, Judy Pfaff, Larry Rivers, Dorothea Rockburne, Susan Rothenberg, David Salle, George Segal, Richard Serra, Joel Shapiro, Cindy Sherman, Leon Polk Smith, Joan Snyder, Nancy Spero, Pat Steir, Gary Stephan, Paul Thek, William Wegman, Lawrence Weiner, Tom Wesselmann, and Jackie Winsor.