Curbside services are now available at all Anythink locations during special hours. Our bookdrops are open, and due dates have been extended to June 30. All returned materials are quarantined for 72 hours so they may not appear checked-in on your account right away.

Seven days in the art world

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Tantor Audio,
Pub. Date:
2014.
Edition:
Unabridged.
Language:
English
Description
The art market has been booming. Museum attendance is surging. More people than ever call themselves artists. Contemporary art has become a mass entertainment, a luxury good, a job description, and, for some, a kind of alternative religion.In a series of beautifully paced narratives, Sarah Thornton investigates the drama of a Christie's auction, the workings in Takashi Murakami's studios, the elite at the Basel Art Fair, the eccentricities of Artforum magazine, the competition behind an important art prize, life in a notorious art-school seminar, and the wonderland of the Venice Biennale. She reveals the new dynamics of creativity, taste, status, money, and the search for meaning in life. A judicious and juicy account of the institutions that have the power to shape art history, based on hundreds of interviews with high-profile players, Thornton's entertaining ethnography will change the way you look at contemporary culture.
Also in This Series
More Like This
More Copies In Prospector
Loading Prospector Copies...
Subjects
Subjects
More Details
ISBN:
9781494527686
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work IDa78ae980-c00a-2a05-fa03-962ed4456100
Grouping Titleseven days in the art world
Grouping Authorthornton sarah
Grouping Categorybook
Last Grouping Update2020-06-19 20:02:01PM
Last Indexed2020-07-02 05:01:55AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_point_value0
accelerated_reader_reading_level0
auth_author2Gilbert, Tavia.
authorThornton, Sarah (Sarah L.),
author2-roleGilbert, Tavia.
hoopla digital.
author_displayThornton, Sarah
display_descriptionThe art market has been booming. Museum attendance is surging. More people than ever call themselves artists. Contemporary art has become a mass entertainment, a luxury good, a job description, and, for some, a kind of alternative religion.In a series of beautifully paced narratives, Sarah Thornton investigates the drama of a Christie's auction, the workings in Takashi Murakami's studios, the elite at the Basel Art Fair, the eccentricities of Artforum magazine, the competition behind an important art prize, life in a notorious art-school seminar, and the wonderland of the Venice Biennale. She reveals the new dynamics of creativity, taste, status, money, and the search for meaning in life. A judicious and juicy account of the institutions that have the power to shape art history, based on hundreds of interviews with high-profile players, Thornton's entertaining ethnography will change the way you look at contemporary culture.
format_catalogeAudiobook
format_category_catalogAudio Books
eBook
ida78ae980-c00a-2a05-fa03-962ed4456100
isbn9781494527686
item_details
Bib IdItem IdShelf LocCall NumFormatFormat CategoryNum CopiesIs Order ItemIs eContenteContent SourceeContent FileeContent URLsubformatDetailed StatusLast CheckinLocationSub-location
hoopla:MWT11242235Online Hoopla CollectionOnline HooplaeAudiobookAudio Books1falsetrueHooplahttps://www.hoopladigital.com/title/11242235?utm_source=MARCAvailable Online
last_indexed2020-07-02T11:01:55.617Z
lexile_score-1
literary_formUnknown
literary_form_fullUnknown
primary_isbn9781494527686
publishDate2014
record_details
Bib IdFormatFormat CategoryEditionLanguagePublisherPublication DatePhysical Description
hoopla:MWT11242235eAudiobookAudio BooksUnabridged.EnglishTantor Audio, 2014.1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 21 min.)) : digital.
recordtypegrouped_work
scoping_details_catalog
Bib IdItem IdGrouped StatusStatusLocally OwnedAvailableHoldableBookableIn Library Use OnlyLibrary OwnedHoldable PTypesBookable PTypesLocal Url
hoopla:MWT11242235Available OnlineAvailable Onlinefalsetruefalsefalsefalsefalse
subject_facetArt
title_displaySeven days in the art world
title_fullSeven days in the art world [electronic resource] / Sarah Thornton
title_shortSeven days in the art world
topic_facetArt