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

Here's what you need to know.

Emma Sulkowicz. Courtesy of Emma Sulkowicz.
Emma Sulkowicz. Courtesy of Emma Sulkowicz.

BEST
artnet News reached out to 18 female artists, including Emma Sulkowicz, Marilyn Minter, and Adrien Piper, for advice to young women in the art world. Here’s what they had to say.

Leonardo DiCaprio’s Foundation raised a cool $45 million at its third annual St. Tropez Gala, where works by Pablo Picasso, Damien Hirst, and even actor Adrien Brody fetched high sums.

Some art shows are worth traveling for, and so artnet News rounded up the top 17 must-see exhibitions in the US.

We scouted out Europe’s 10 most respected art dealers.

In our latest edition of Artiquette, Sarah Cascone tackles the age-old question of how to price artwork.

Jeff Koons. Courtesy of Getty Images.

Jeff Koons. Courtesy of Getty Images.

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Jeff Koons
reportedly axed over a dozen staff members for attempting to unionize.

Surprising allegations of improper bidding have been leveled against the Antique Roadshow twins Leigh and Leslie Keno.

After US federal prosecutors announced plans to seize $1 billion in misappropriated funds linked to collector Jho Low, prosecutors went on to expose the collector’s plans of illicitly acquiring over $135 million-worth of art.

As our annual roundup of the most expensive British artists reminds us, the state of diversity in the UK’s art market continues to disappoint.

Mladen Stilinović, one of Croatia’s most important contemporary artists, died at 69.


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