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

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Julian Rosefeldt, Manifesto (2015), film still featuring Cate Blanchett. Courtesy Julian Rosefeldt and VG Bild-Kunst, Bonn.

artnet News’s editors picked our top 20 exhibitions in Europe, which included Julian Rosefeldt’s “Manifesto,” an installation featuring Cate Blanchett in 13 different roles.

Ben Davis selected the stand-out art essays of the year.

Museum staffers at the Louvre made a little girl’s dream come true this holiday season.

Speaking of generosity, Alyssa Buffenstein took a look at the 14 biggest museum donations this year.

Parmigianino, Saint Jerome. Courtesy of Sotheby's.

Parmigianino, Saint Jerome, now thought to be a forgery. Courtesy of Sotheby’s.

Amah-Rose Abrams 
pointed to The Year of the Fake” with her roundup of the eight biggest art forgeries of 2016.

Also, Hettie Judah clued us in to the 13 words the art world overused.

This week, we mourned the loss of two luminaries: George Michael and Carrie Fisher. Christian Viveros-Fauné took a look at the artists we lost this year, too.

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