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

Shepard Fairey, Andy Warhol, and anti-art comments from public figures.

Shepard Fairey, Eye Alert.
Tseng Kwong Chi, Keith Haring + Bill T. Jones (1983). Photo: Grey Art Gallery.

Tseng Kwong Chi, Keith Haring + Bill T. Jones (1983).
Photo: Grey Art Gallery.

BEST
Celebrate the Supreme Court‘s ruling on gay marriage with this list of 17 must-see LGBTQ exhibitions this summer!

Why are there still so few successful female artists? Ben Davis re-examines this crucial question over 40 years after Linda Nochlin‘s influential essay started the dialogue.

The lesson here is to always examine newly-purchased artworks carefully, lest there be a rare Monet taped to the back.

This is Google‘s brain on art.

The designs for the Helsinki Guggenheim Museum have been released, and they are breathtaking.

Shepard Fairey, Eye Alert.

Shepard Fairey, Eye Alert.

WORST
Haters to the left. Can you believe these totally insensitive comments that public figures like Michael Bloomberg, Sarah Palin, and Barack Obama have made about art?

Kenny Schachter‘s trip to Art Basel was definitely more traumatizing than yours.

Despite his signature tag, we all know Shepard Fairey isn’t the best at OBEYing the law. But this time Detroit officials aren’t messing around.

A Dutch court ruled in favor of collector Bert Kreuk in a lawsuit against Hugo Boss Prize-winning artist Danh Vō.

Want to live in Andy Warhol‘s former Hamptons pad? That’ll be $85 million, please! The downside? There’s a confederate flag hanging above the couch.


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