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

Catch up on what you missed.

Pope.L's performance at Art Basel Unlimited. Unlimited, Courtesy of Mitchell Innes and Nash.

BEST:
Art Basel 
kicked off with an impressive amount of sales, which continued into the second day.

There’s also some truly bizarre Instagram photos of the much-hyped works on display at the Swiss fair.

The “airy and radiant” Herzog & de Meuron-designed new Tate Modern opened to the public on Friday, and people can’t stop talking about it.

This week, artnet News released our highly-anticipated Top 100 Collectors list. Here’s Part One and Part Two.


Basel-ShoesWORST:
Do female dealers have to wear heels to sell art? Eileen Kinsella finds out at Art Basel.

MoMA
‘s chief film curator fires veteran staffer Sally Berger after 30 years on the job.

Artnews SA files for bankruptcy after it was determined that restructuring was impossible.

Maurizio Cattelan’s wheelchair performance at Manifesta in Zurich was a bust, but did the artist strike back with this mysterious Donald Trump statue in Basel?

The mass shooting at a Latinx nightclub in Orlando left us in shock. See photos from vigils worldwide.


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