Seven Days In The Art World
Granta Publications, Mar 8, 2012 - 304 pages
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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Sarah Thornton, a sociologist and art historian who writes for artform.com, The New Yorker, and The Economist, identifies the key characteristics of the history of the art boom in her book Seven Days ... Read full review
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cc: The art market has been booming. Museum attendance is surging. More people than ever call themselves artists. Contemporary art has become a mass entertainment, a luxury good, a job description ...
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