The ARTful Book Club: The $12 Million Stuffed Shark by Don Thompson
- Riverside Art Museum, 3425 Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA 92501
- 2019-10-12 11:00:00
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Book lovers unite! Indulge your passion for art and reading by joining us for a curated selection of art-related books. From September–November, we’ll be reading about the economics of contemporary art, a memoir from Susan Straight about her family filled with a history of badass women, and absorb answers to questions we didn’t know to ask by the brilliant John Berger.
11 a.m.–noon (unless otherwise noted)
Cost: $5/meeting (unless otherwise noted). Click the link to RSVP and pay, or bring at start of discussion meeting. No refunds. Readers will be sent discussion questions prior to each meeting if they RSVP. Readers must read the book in advance. We encourage you to bring your copy for the discussion.
Saturday, October 12
The $12 Million Stuffed Shark: The Curious Economics of Contemporary Art by Don Thompson | Non-Fiction, Business of Art Reference
A first look at the economics and marketing strategies of the modern art market. Drawing on interviews with executives of auction houses and art dealers, artists, and buyers who move the market, the reader is launched into the world of modern art with passion, gossip, and revelations.