From the Race to Protect Houston’s Art to a New Spate of Gallery Closures: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

Read the highs and lows of the art world during the last week of summer.

A home is surrounded by floodwater after torrential rains pounded Southeast Texas following Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey on August 31, 2017. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images.
A home is surrounded by floodwater after torrential rains pounded Southeast Texas following Hurricane and Tropical Storm Harvey on August 31, 2017. Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images.

BEST

Massachusetts attorney general Maura Healey. Image courtesy Massachusetts Attorney General's Office.

Massachusetts attorney general Maura Healey. Her office announced it was looking into the Berkshire Museum’s deaccessioning this week. Image courtesy Massachusetts Attorney General’s Office.

WORST

Mimi Zeiger, Niall Atkinson, and Ann Lui, at the Art Institute of Chicago North Garden on August 23, 2017. Photo by Nancy Wong.

US Pavilion co-curators Mimi Zeiger, Niall Atkinson, and Ann Lui at the Art Institute of Chicago North Garden on August 23, 2017. Photo by Nancy Wong.

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