For anyone interested in art, this book is a window into the art world.
As an Arts student this book gave me a new understanding of the art world, I found it very interesting and very easy and fun to read as well.
I think the main problem with Thornton's writing is she doesn't really do much beyond reportage really.
The real story of the contemporary art world today, a little bit of shockPublished 1 month ago by Joel Gilman
clear, insightful & funny look into what makes the art world tick, both good and bad.Published 2 months ago by pa9ela
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. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Lance Charnes
I would have given it 5 stars if they added one more day! :-) Seriously, a great insight into the world from a different angle. Read morePublished 4 months ago by sem123
Anyone interested in Art will be rewarded and educated by this dedicated book and by the experience of the author.Published 4 months ago by Geno
This book was recommended by a friend whom I met at Art Basel, the biggest art fair in the world. This was my first proper art fair and when I divulged that the art world is a... Read morePublished 4 months ago by kczosn
This book is in essence a collection of seven magazine articles that are superficial, light profiles. Read morePublished 4 months ago by James Kerr