Seven Days In The Art World

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Granta Publications, Mar 8, 2012 - 304 pages
6 Reviews
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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User Review  - Phil - 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

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User Review  - Olivia McHugh - Goodreads

i haven't technically finished reading this book, but i have FINISHED READING THIS BOOK oh my god Read full review

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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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