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

A new art world reality show, the top female artists at auction, and more.

Miller Gaffney and Carol Lee Brosseau of Ovation's new show Art Breakers. Image: Courtesy of Tina Brugnoletti
Maria Baibakova. Photo: Instagram.

Maria Baibakova.
Photo: Instagram.

BEST
1. From Maria Baibakova to Pari Ehsan, these are the art world’s glamorous new power players of the art world aristocracy.

2. In case you needed another reminder that Georg Baselitz doesn’t know what he’s talking about, here are the 10 most expensive female artists at auction.

3. We take a peek inside the mysterious world of Karl Waldmann, a “rediscovered” Dadaist painter who may not actually exist.

4. Check out the jaw-droppingly beautiful interior of this Jean Nouvel-designed tower, which will house several MoMA galleries in addition to mega-pricey apartments.

5. See our top 10 picks of the best galleries coming to Art Berlin Contemporary.

Miller Gaffney and Carol Lee Brosseau of Ovation's new show Art Breakers. Image: Courtesy of Tina Brugnoletti

Miller Gaffney and Carol Lee Brosseau of Ovation’s new show Art Breakers.
Image: Courtesy of Tina Brugnoletti

WORST
1. Noah Davis, artist, curator, and the founder of the Underground Museum, died this week of complications from a rare cancer at the age of 32.

2. Yves Bouvier wants us all to know that he’s coming for Dmitry Rybolovlev.

3. Brace yourself: a reality show about two sorority girl art advisors is coming to a television near you.

4. Nelson Shanks, who once slipped a clever Monica reference into an official Bill Clinton portrait, died at 77.

5. ISIS destroyed Palmyra’s Temple of Bel, said to be one of the most important structures in the ancient Syrian city.

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