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

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Jerry Saltz's Whitney Museum Tour on May 30, 2015 in New York City. Photo by Thos Robinson/Getty Images for New York Magazine.

BEST
Kenny Schachter weighs in on the storied career of Jerry Saltz.

We’re glad Kanye West feels better after his recent hospitalization, and pleased to know that his first outing was to a museum.

Get some holiday shopping done with the 2017 art handlers calendar, featuring sexy shots of often-unseen art workers.

It’s a great year for Helen Marten, who took home the 2016 Turner Prize. Learn more about her work here.

Katarzyna Wielga-Skolimowska. Photo: Polish Institute Berlin

Katarzyna Wielga-Skolimowska. Photo: Polish Institute Berlin.

WORST
Though no one knows for sure how Donald Trump’s presidency will affect the art market overall, dealers in Midtown Manhattan, near Trump Tower, are suffering a “logistical nightmare.”

Some 33 party-goers died in a fire in a warehouse in Oakland, California, that served as a hub for the local artist community.

Typically, when people say modern art makes them sick, they’re being hyperbolic. But not these FBI agents, who claim they were hospitalized because of an Ursula von Rydingsvard sculpture.

Was the director of the Polish Culture Institute in Berlin fired because she had too much Jewish content in her programming? (The Polish embassy denies it.)


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