Sarah Thornton



Presented in partnership with the Chicago Humanities Festival and as part of their Richard Gray Visual Art Series, which recognizes a significant gift from founding CHF board member and distinguished art dealer Richard Gray.

In her bestselling book Seven Days in the Art World (2008), Sarah Thornton explored the precious ecosystem of art dealers, collectors, curators, and critics. In her new book 33 Artists in 3 Acts, Thornton turns her gaze on the art world’s principal player by asking the simple but profound question: What is an artist?