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

Bill Cosby, Timothy Sammons, and more naked selfie art.

Milo Moire.
Laurie Simmons, Cowboy Pattern (1979). Photo: Courtesy of Venus Over Manhattan.

Laurie Simmons, Cowboy Pattern (1979).
Photo: Courtesy of Venus Over Manhattan.

BEST

1. Summer in New York means group shows, group shows, and group shows.

2. Maybe the infamous art market bubble isn’t going to burst muses JJ Charlesworth.

3. Carnegie Mellon is sending a tiny museum to the moon.

4. Ben Davis selected the must-read art essays for June.

5. Jeff Koons delivered bon mots on security guards, Cicciolina, and “Trojan” balloon dogs.

Milo Moire.

Milo Moire.

WORST

1. Performance artist Milo Moiré got locked up for taking selfies (sans clothes, of course) with tourists at the Eiffel Tower.

2. Two Brooklyn families are duking it out in the courtroom for possession of an alleged $100 million Monet canvas.

3. Art dealer Timothy Sammons may be this year’s Larry Salander.

4. The Smithsonian refers to Bill Cosby’s rape charges as simply “behavior.”

5. MFA Boston learned that cultural appropriation isn’t cool. #Kimonogate

 


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