For April Fool’s Day, Here Are 12 Art News Stories From the Past Year That Sound Like Jokes But Are Actually Real
Sometimes, truth is stranger and funnier than fiction.
Today’s April 1, which means April Fool’s Day, of course.
As everyone knows, the last 12 months have been a particularly wild ride in the art world. Looking back at this past year, it occurred to us just how many stories sounded like jokes when they rolled across our screens.
So in case you missed them, here are a few actual, legit art news stories that happened since this time last year that could double as decent April Fool’s jokes. Sometimes you can’t improve upon reality!
An Art Collective Bought a $30,000 Damien Hirst Spot Print, Cut It Up, and Sold the Spots for $480 a Pop…
A Billionaire Is Allegedly Blasting the ‘Gilligan’s Island’ Theme Song to Punish His Neighbor for Complaining About His Dale Chihuly Sculpture
In One of His Final Presidential Acts, Trump Pardons an Art Dealer Convicted of Running a Gambling Ring Out of Trump Tower
A Set of Pokémon Cards, Deemed ‘the Pinnacle of Pokémon Collecting,’ Just Fetched $408,000 at Auction
Marina Abramović Has Partnered With WeTransfer to Teach People Mindfulness While They Wait for Files to Upload
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