Seven Days in the Art World
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Seven Days in the Art World

Title:Seven Days in the Art World
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  • Nov 01, 2013

    I hate this book. Or more accurately, I hate what this book focuses on.Now I need to state that my hatred is pretty moronic. The book is titled Seven Days in the Art World, which very clearly labels i...

  • Jun 10, 2012

    For someone who "writes about the art world and art market for many publications," Thornton asks some pretty lame questions. She seems, overall, clueless about art. Her deep, probing interview questio...

  • Dec 09, 2011

    Overview - It's a book about 7 different environments of the art world: * an auction (at Christie's in NYC) - below* a MFA crit session (at CalArt) -below* a visit to the Basel art fair (Switzerland) ...

  • Jun 01, 2014

    This is an anthropological study of a murky subculture given to bizarre rituals, riven by tribal conflict and prone to madness...the world of contemporary art. Sarah Thornton, our intrepid guide, come...

  • Aug 11, 2008

    I got to read an advanced copy of this book and write a blurb about it for the magazine. Sooo, not only did reading this book make me feel extremely cool, it was also a really enjoyable read. Thornton...

  • Jan 09, 2012

    Thornton's narrative seemed to lose a little of its zest as it wended to a close. Early chapters on a Christie's auction of contemporary art, and a visit to the Art Basel fair were most interesting. I...

  • Jul 05, 2009

    I am sure that most readers of this book also chose it because we will never be able to attend a Christie's Post-war art auction, the Venice Bienniale, or the Basel Art Fair except vicariously through...

  • Jan 23, 2016

    A fun, deceptively sophisticated jog through one very small aspect of "the art world." And that aspect is, overwhelmingly, the economic. This is a book about how rich people have nothing to do with th...

  • Oct 09, 2009

    In spite of her apparent hopes that this book might be a ethnology of the art world, it comes across a group of magazine articles that describe seven events -- an auction, an art fair, a biennial, etc...

  • Dec 28, 2011

    لا تقرأ هذا الكتاب مالم يكن لديك إهتمام حقيقي بالفن التشكيلي مالم يكن لديك إهتمام بماذا يحدث في كواليس المعار...