Seven Days In The Art World

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Granta Publications, Mar 8, 2012 - 304 pages
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Contemporary art has become a mass entertainment, a luxury good, a job description and, for some, a kind of alternative religion. Sarah Thornton's shrewd and entertaining fly-on-the-wall narrative takes us behind the scenes of the art world, from art school to auction house, showing us how it works, and giving us a vivid sense of being there.

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The Art World Observed

User Review  - Brian, Merch - Borders

This is a fascinating look into the various fiefdoms of the art world, including the artistís studio, the art school seminar, the criticís assessment, the auction house, the magazine, the exhibition ... Read full review

About the author (2012)

SARAH THORNTON contributes regularly to Artforum and ArtReview and is the author of Club Cultures and co-author of The Subcultures Reader. She lives in London.She made her first TV appearance in Alan Yentob's programme on the Frieze arts fair, and several others are in the pipeline.

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