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Sarah Thornton

Lucy Lippard on How to Be an Art Critic

by Corinna Kirsch on May 19, 2014
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For the best straight talk on art criticism, look back 50 years. In her 1966 essay “After a Fashion: The Group Show,” art critic and curator Lucy Lippard wrote an unintentional manifesto on what makes a good art critic.

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AFC’s Stocking Stuffers: Intro to the Art World, a Beginner’s Reading List

by Paddy Johnson and Matthew Leifheit on December 23, 2013
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You like art. You know nothing about it. Where to start?

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A Week of Record Breaking Auctions in Perspective

by Paddy Johnson on November 14, 2013
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The contemporary auctions are breaking records again. Maybe it’s time to revisit Sarah Thornton’s reasons not to write about the art market.

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Intro to the Art World: A Beginners Reading List

by Paddy Johnson on May 17, 2013
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You like art. You know nothing about it. Where to start?

How about our beginners art reading list! This list is for all the friends over the years who have asked me what they should read to learn about art and the art world. No one wants to flip through a text book to learn about art. You won’t have to, with these books.

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Art Fairs: The View From The Top

by Whitney Kimball and Will Brand on December 10, 2012
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What a turd. Reporting from Art Basel Miami Beach, New York Times writer Patricia Cohen gets the exclusively super-rich take on class war. Unsuprisingly, they don’t get what the big deal is.

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Hands Up If You’re Tired of Auction News

by Paddy Johnson on November 20, 2012
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Rich people are spending their money.

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