Sarah Thornton

Post image for Critical Problems: The New York Times, Race, and Gender

Is it just me, or has art writing hit a little bit of a rough patch lately? Some verbal missteps by New York Times art critic Ken Johnson have triggered accusations of buried racism and sexism.

Continue Reading →
Post image for Why You Should Read Sarah Thornton’s Top 10 Reasons Not To Write About the Art Market

This doesn’t happen very often. It’s highly unusual for someone in an industry to critique its inner workings.

Continue Reading →


Required Reading

by Hrag Vartanian on May 29, 2011

Post image for Required Reading

Jeff Koons’s art collection, thoughts on LA MOCA’s questionable art history, Invader in Paris, a tour of the Calatrava building in Milwaukee, something fishy about Warhol, iPhone photography and corporate culture and the US government … all on this week’s Required Reading.

Continue Reading →