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

Here's what you missed.

Yayoi Kusama. Photo: Courtesy of David Zwirner & Broad via Facebook.
Yayoi Kusama. Photo: Courtesy of David Zwirner & the Broad via Facebook.

BEST:
A restrospective of Yayoi Kusama’s work—including her immensely popular installations—will tour the US, beginning at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in early 2017.

Sarah Cascone
tells us 10 ways to score on an art world date.

In a similar vein, Madonna wants to take two “art world virgins” with her to this year’s Art Basel in Miami Beach.

Fashion designer Tom Ford is reportedly offering his Santa Fe ranch, designed by starchitect Tadao Ando, for sale for a cool $75 million.

Artist Jeff Koons attends the Jeff Koons x Google launch on May 09, 2016 in New York, New York. Courtesy of Ben Gabbe/Getty Images.

Artist Jeff Koons attends the Jeff Koons x Google launch on May 09, 2016 in New York, New York. Courtesy of Ben Gabbe/Getty Images.

WORST:
Dushko Petrovich
 reported on the conclusion of Peter Doig’s Chicago trial this week , wherein a lawyer asked the artist, “Did Captain Butterknife paint this?”

Following her claim that children “hold back” female artists, Marina Abramovic continued to shock, most recently by writing that Aboriginal Australians “look like dinosaurs.

Jeff Koons has been revealed as the “world-renowned artist” behind the increasingly-heated $6 million lawsuit against David Zwirner.

Mary Boone is embroiled in legal drama yet again, as actor Alec Baldwin is claiming he was duped by the gallerist into buying the wrong Ross Bleckner painting.


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