From Dalí’s Exquisite Corpse to Brooklyn Beckham’s New Book: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week
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Designs for a new rainbow-infused LGBTQ Monument in NYC were revealed as Pride week came to an end.
Giving “exquisite corpse” a whole new meaning, a psychic won a court battle to have Salvadore Dalí’s body exhumed in a paternity suit. No, we’re not kidding.
No cameras? No problem. CNN dispatched a veteran courtroom artist to document the action at White House press briefings.
It’s a Frida fest at the Dallas Museum of Art as they try and set a record for the most Kahlo impersonators.
Highlights of the London auction sales: Christie’s racked up $190 million at the June 27 Impressionist Modern sale; Sotheby’s contemporary sale earned $79.9 million with American artists bringing in top lots, and Bonhams and Phillips had banner nights at their respective contemporary evening sales.
“Everything must go” at Auctionata: the once-promising art startup winds all the way down with an inventory-wide fire sale.
The Internet had a field day when Brooklyn Beckham, the 18-year-old son of Posh Spice and David Beckham, released a photography book.
In New Mexico, a hairbrained treasure hunt organized by eccentric millionaire Forrest Fenn has fatal consequences.
Jimmie Durham is in seriously hot water with the Native community, who refute his claims to be a member of the Cherokee tribe.
Facebook is making creepy, animated videos to celebrate their hegemony.
The wealthiest woman in Germany opened a private museum in the Bavarian countryside.
Franz West’s heirs won a lawsuit filed regarding the late artist’s estate; this could mean changes to his eponymous foundation.
Creative Time is taking its Summit waaay uptown… to Canada.
Turns out that $300 million Gaugin painting was sold for almost $100 million less, according to newly released documents.
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