The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week in One Minute

Featuring Drew Barrymore's art collection and Women's History Month.

Zoe Buckman, "Every Curve." Installation view. Photo: Papillion Art.
Drew Barrymore Photo: J. Grassi/Patrick McMullan.

Drew Barrymore
Photo: J. Grassi/Patrick McMullan.

BEST
Happy Women’s History Month! Check out these awesome upcoming shows by some of our favorite female artists, including Mary Bauermeister, Zoe Buckman, and Tracey Emin.

After spotting the fabulous Drew Barrymore roaming the halls of the Armory Show, we got a little curious about the art collection she shares with her art advisor husband Will Kopelman. Turns out, its impressive.

Speaking of the Armory Show: here’s the final sales report.

For Kenny Schachter, the Armory Week art market is akin to a vintage TV show about a bloodsucking vampire.

Christie’s will auction over 200 items from Joan Rivers‘s collection of art and personal artifacts.

Modernist selections from Elton John‘s massive photography collection will go on view at Tate Modern this fall.

Collage by Kenny Schachter. Image: Courtesy of Kenny Schachter

Collage by Kenny Schachter.
Image: Courtesy of Kenny Schachter

WORST
A series of freakish, distorted portraits of politicians got artist Phillip Kremer—you guessed it—banned from Instagram. Is “free the art” the new “free the nipple?”

Franz West‘s widow, fellow artist Tamuna Sirbiladze, died last week at 45, raising questions over what will become of West’s vast estate.

Christian Viveros-Fauné calls Santiago Calatrava‘s $4 billion World Trade Center transportation hub “bombastic kitsch.”

Team Gallery is closing one of its two Soho spaces following a massive rent increase.


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