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

Tracey Emin, Brad Pitt, and the summer's funniest news stories.

Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010), 122 minutes. Directed by Joann Sfar.

Gainsbourg: A Heroic Life (2010), 122 minutes. Directed by Joann Sfar.

BEST
Artist and professor Mark Moogalian helped thwart a terrorist attack on a European high-speed train. He also makes metal sculptures.

A young girl who may have knocked over a 2,000-year-old vase has an unexpectedly happy ending.

Here’s your requisite weekend Millennial trend piece: how young people collect art.

Tracey Emin is selling artwork out of her car this weekend.

Twenty LOL-worthy summer news stories, including a naked selfie artist, a terrifying soccer mascot, and that awful Tom Brady court sketch.

A tourist at Dismaland's "selfie hole."  Photo: Instagram/@feyeo

A tourist at Dismaland’s “selfie hole.”
Photo: Instagram/@feyeo

WORST
A 12-year-old Taiwanese boy had the worst museum visit ever this week when he tripped and fell into a $1.5 million painting, accidentally punching a hole through it. But lucky for him, it turns out the Paolo Porpora work may just be a fake.

The death of pioneering arts patron Marion “Kippy” Boulton Stroud, founder of the incredible “Kamp Kippy,” has rocked the international art world.

Did Jesus have a wife or is this just one big Da Vinci Code conspiracy theory?

Brad Pitt is deemed “too glamorous” for Banksy‘s Dismaland.

Guess who is having a better summer than you? Jeff Koons, Alex Praeger, Vik Muniz, and all of these other artists on Instagram.


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