The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week in One Minute
Featuring a fake Goya painting and the Metropolitan Museum of Art's new logo.
All’s well that ends well: Two brothers who allegedly tried to sell a a fake Goya painting were actually compensated with fake cash.
Thanks to generous donor James F. Goldstein, the John Lautner-designed Sheats-Goldstein house (once featured in the cult hit The Big Lebowski) now belongs to LACMA.
Damien Hirst‘s new restaurant combines the artist’s two great passions: art and food. And it is taking reservations now.
Check out these 16 female curators making their mark on the art world.
Domenico De Sole speaks out following the Knoedler trial: “I’m happy that we went to court, as the truth was established.”
Ai Weiwei‘s latest tasteless stunt involved the artist staging a photo-op at a Berlin gala where guests were asked to take selfies while draped in metallic emergency blankets.
A drug bust in Australia revealed children’s paint-by-numbers kits (as well as packages of gel bra inserts) concealing $700 million worth of liquid methamphetamine.
Sotheby’s chairman Melanie Clore is out after 35 years.
Russia cancelled the prestigious, state-sponsored Innovatsiya Prize after dissident performance artist Pyotr Pavlensky was nominated.
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