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

Here's what you missed.

Image for the Antarctic Biennale. Courtesy of the Antarctic Project.

BEST:
As summer is officially winding down, artnet News has compiled a round-up of 14 New York Museum Exhibitions and 20 New York Gallery Exhibitions this fall.

Artist Peter Doig won the authentication suit filed against him, in Chicago court.

A portrait bought online by a Belgian couple for €450 ($509) has turned out to be a long-lost early work by Abstract Expressionist artist Willem de Kooning.

Leonardo DiCaprio at the 8th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards ceremony in New York, September 21, 2014. Photo Stephen Chernin/AFP/Getty Images.

Leonardo DiCaprio at the 8th Annual Clinton Global Citizen Awards ceremony in New York, September 21, 2014. Photo Stephen Chernin/AFP/Getty Images.

WORST:
Leonardo DiCaprio
bailed on a fundraiser for Democratic Nominee Hillary Clinton amid rumors of links to Malaysian financier Jho Low.

Plans for the first-ever Antarctic Bienniale are off to a rocky start, as key curator Defne Ayas has withdrawn her involvement, writing that she disagrees with the “content and direction.”

Amy Schumer has become one in a growing list of stars who are swearing off the Met Gala, Anna Wintour’s highly-exclusive annual fashion extravaganza.

Never one to shy from controversy, Ai Weiwei defended Chris Dercon in the arguments surrounding his new position as director of Berlin’s Volksbühne theater, calling Germans “sluggish” and “too obedient.”


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