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From London to Beijing to New York, art sales are booming, and the art world receives the sort of breathless media attention once reserved for celebrities and royals. In Seven Days in the Art World, Sarah Thornton, a brilliant young sociologist, looks at all aspects of buying, selling, and creating serious art. Thornton has exceptional access, and brings a keen critical eye to her coverage of this glamorous milieu, offering the first authoritative account of what is w a multi-billion dollar global marketplace-cum-playground for an ever-expanding number of collectors, investors, and enthusiasts.
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.