Tag: Sarah Thornton

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Schjeldahl hurts David Bonetti’s feelings

St. Louis Post-Dispatch art critic David Bonetti has just finished reading Seven Days in the Art World, and he isn’t happy. “Rodney Dangerfield ain’t got nothin on me. I’m a loser, baby, so why don’t you kill me. At least that’s what The New Yorker’s art critic Peter Schjeldahl implies. […]

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Two Coats of Paint endorses Obama for president

Stop reading the blogs and go vote! And take a book, the lines may be long. I’ll be reading Sarah Thornton’s new release, Seven Days in the Art World. According to Publishers Weekly, Thornton offers an elegant, evocative, sardonic view into some of the art world’s most prestigious institutions. “The […]

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For the fall reading list

Seven Days in the Art World, Sarah Thornton. Norton, $24.95 (256p) ISBN 978-0-393-06722-4. November release.According to Publishers Weekly, Sarah Thornton offers an elegant, evocative, sardonic view into some of the art world’s most prestigious institutions. “The hot, hip contemporary art world, argues sociologist Thornton, is a cluster of intermingling subcultures […]