The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week in One Minute
See what you missed.
Burning Man is here, and the photographic evidence is undeniable. Here’s what happened during the first week.
Rain Embuscado wondered who would pay millions for Kanye West’s Famous sculpture, which debuted at a private viewing at Blum & Poe in Los Angeles.
Scientists solve the mystery of the white smudge on Edvard Munch‘s painting, The Scream. (It’s not bird droppings, as previously thought.)
Four thieves attempted to strip Anselm Kiefer‘s sculpture for its raw materials, lugging 10 tons of lead and 12 tons of marble out of his workshop.
It’s a sad time for independent art supply stores, as New York Central Art Supply closes after 111 years in business.
Word got out that Lisa Cooley’s gallery is closing after eight years in operation, and Stefan Simchowitz called her artists “greedy, selfish, narrow minded asses…”
Brian Boucher investigates what happens at the Pacific Northwest College of Art, where the MA program was cancelled days before classes.
Last, but not least, it is now known that Bob Ross was a tyrant and hated his perm.
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