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

See what you missed this week.

Seventeen, Focus Section, Frieze London. Courtesy of Linda NylindFrieze.

BEST
Frieze Week kicked off this week with a big splash. We took a look at the best booths the fair had to offer, and Christie Chu discovered seven young artists to keep on your radar.

A landmark Jean-Michel Basquiat exhibition is headed to the city’s Barbican Centre for the first time in 20 years.

Elsewhere in London, David and Victoria Beckham have been amassing an impressive art collection: Take a peek inside.

In Scotland, a painting valued at £20 ($26) was later revealed to be an authentic Raphael—and it’s now worth millions.

Earlier this week, Martha Stewart tweeted a painting from Snoop Dogg of a frowning pooch.

Dash Snow at Mary Boone Gallery, April 2009. ©Patrick McMullan Photoby David Prutting/PatrickMcMullan.com

Dash Snow at Mary Boone Gallery, April 2009. ©Patrick McMullan Photo by David Prutting/PatrickMcMullan.com

WORST
Late artist Dash Snow‘s family is suing McDonald’s for copyright infringement.

In a horrific incident in New York, an artist has been charged for the alleged murder of his roommate.

A Pablo Picasso painting in the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s holdings is at the center of a new lawsuit.

Meanwhile, a gigantic new art forgery scandal on an Old Master painting is coming to light.

A man implicated in the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum heist in 1990, is not giving up any secrets. Yet.


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