FREE SHIPPING BOTH WAYS
ON EVERY ORDER!
LIST PRICE:
$15.95

OUR PRICE:
$14.22

You may extend rentals at any time.


Seven Days In The Art Wld Pa

ISBN: 9780393337129 | 039333712X
Edition: 00
Format: Trade Paper
Publisher: W W NORTON
Pub. Date: 11/17/2009

Why Rent from Knetbooks?

Because Knetbooks knows college students. Our rental program is designed to save you time and money. Whether you need a textbook for a semester, quarter or even a summer session, we have an option for you. Simply select a rental period, enter your information and your book will be on its way!

Top 5 reasons to order all your textbooks from Knetbooks:

  • We have the lowest prices on thousands of popular textbooks
  • Free shipping both ways on ALL orders
  • Most orders ship within 48 hours
  • Need your book longer than expected? Extending your rental is simple
  • Our customer support team is always here to help
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.

Related Products


  • Fahrenheit 451 Spanish Edition
    Fahrenheit 451 Spanish Edition
  • Fahrenheit 451
    Fahrenheit 451
  • Mask of Power: Terrafin Battles the Boom Brothers #4
    Mask of Power: Terrafin Battle...
  • The Golden Lily A Bloodlines Novel
    The Golden Lily A Bloodlines N...
  • The Girl's Guide to Starting Your Own Business: Candid Advice, Frank Talk, and True Stories for the Successful Entrepreneur
    The Girl's Guide to Starting Y...
  • The Girl's Guide To Starting Your Own Business: Candid Advice, Frank Talk, And True Stories For The Successful Entrepreneur
    The Girl's Guide To Starting Y...
  • California Girl
    California Girl
  • California Girl
    California Girl
  • The Fallen
    The Fallen
  • Fallen
    Fallen


Please wait while this item is added to your cart...