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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The Art World ObservedUser Review - Brian, Merch - Borders
This is a fascinating look into the various fiefdoms of the art world, including the artist’s studio, the art school seminar, the critic’s assessment, the auction house, the magazine, the exhibition ... Read full review