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

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Courtesy UNTITLED Miami Beach.

BEST
In Miami, Brian Boucher finds the 8 Unmissable Booths at UNTITLED, while Rozalia Jovanovic examines the Top 10 Booths at Art Basel. Eileen Kinsella and Henri Neuendorf check out what sold so far.

Archaeologists discover a “lost city” in Egypt, dating back to 5,316 BCE.

Ben Davis takes a visual tour of the World’s most Instagrammed museums. He also took on the lesson of Donald Trump’s election win, as it relates to the art world.

A Jeff Koons x Bernardaud balloon dog similar to this one was damaged at Design Miami/ over the weekend. Photo courtesy Bernardaud, ©Jeff Koons.

A Jeff Koons x Bernardaud balloon dog similar to this one was damaged at Design Miami/ over the weekend. Photo courtesy Bernardaud, ©Jeff Koons.

WORST
A “Balloon Dog” work by Jeff Koons topples and shatters at DesignMiami.The piece comes from Koons’s limited-edition series produced in collaboration with Bernardaud, the swanky and historic porcelain manufacturers.

The street artist Danilo Maldonado Machado, known as El Sexto, was violently arrested on Saturday morning. Dissident groups in Cuba are laying low following Fidel Castro’s death.

Patrik Schumacher, Zaha Hadid’s successor, made some controversial suggestions on privatizing public spaces, scrapping social housing projects, and abolishing regulations on corporate developers. His colleagues wrote an open letter disavowing his statements.

Eileen Kinsella and Sarah Cascone found the Art Basel in Miami Beach Parties You’ll Never Get Into, in case you were wondering why you didn’t get invited.


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