Sarah Thornton

Sarah Thornton is a sociologist who writes about art, design and people. Formerly the chief art market correspondent for The Economist, she is also an author. Her book Seven Days in the Art World was an international bestseller, published in eighteen languages, and named one of the best art books of the year by the New York Times. Sarah has written for The Guardian, W, Art Basel, Cultured, among others. A skilled interviewer and engaging public speaker, Sarah has given hundreds of talks around the world and contributed to NPR, Netflix, ZDF and BBC radio and TV. A Canadian who went to the UK on a prestigious Commonwealth Scholarship, Thornton was hailed as “Britain’s hippest academic.” Now based in San Francisco, Thornton is better known as “the Jane Goodall of the art world.” She is the author of Tits Up.

Books by Sarah Thornton