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

Danh Vō, El Chapo, and two for one art sales.

Douglas Gordon Photo: Patrick Strattner via The Saturday Paper
Douglas Gordon
Photo: Patrick Strattner via The Saturday Paper
Andy Golub model in New York City. Photo: andygolub.com

Andy Golub model in New York City.
Photo: via andygolub.com.

BEST
1. Here’s a list of all the women whose auction prices are higher than Georg Baselitz‘s.

2. Gerhard Richter isn’t keen on Germany’s proposed cultural protection legislation, uses artworks as collateral.

3. British billionaire Joe Lewis was revealed to be the buyer of Gustav Klimt‘s $39 million painting Portrait of Gertrud Loew-Felsövanyi

4. This is how you win a court case against Richard Prince.

5. It turns out, even millionaires make mistakes when it comes to buying art. Who knew?

Danh Vo. photo: Tumblr.

Danh Vo.
photo: via Tumblr.

WORST
1. Powerful art dealers and uber-hot artists are bringing new meaning to the notion of “two for one.”

2. Danh Vō tells Bert Kreuk to “shove it,” drops unnecessary f-bomb in exclusive letter.

3. The Smithsonian conveniently concealed a $716,000 donation by Bill Cosby.

4. El Chapo: escaped Mexican drug lord and collector of “gaudy oil paintings.”

5. Douglas Gordon went ballistic after a bad review and took an axe to a $40 million theater.

 


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