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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Review: Seven Days in the Art WorldUser Review - Anya - Goodreads
Some thoughts on it: -I agree with other people saying, it's like the author is flashing her rolodex of people she knows, which is too overwhelming for an introductory book. It's ok when she's ... Read full review
Review: Seven Days in the Art WorldUser Review - Goodreads
This is a rather terrifying book. Sarah Thornton spent some time researching and speaking to the various players in the art establishment- auctioneers, students, critics, dealers, even (goodness ... Read full review