The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week in One Minute
Featuring Armory Week madness and Leonardo DiCaprio's golden statue.
Happy Armory Week! Let Christian Viveros-Fauné regale you with tales of the worst art fair ideas ever.
And just in case you weren’t already, here are seven reasons to get excited about the Tate Modern‘s upcoming Georgia O’Keeffe show.
Artists are angry with Anish Kapoor for hoarding the rights to Vantablack, the “blackest black” pigment in the world.
Ben Davis on how the Met Breuer botched its historic, hotly-anticipated first show.
Christie’s has filed a complaint against mega-collector Jose Mugrabi for $32.1 million over a Jean-Michel Basquiat canvas for which the auction house claims they were never paid.
Meanwhile, on York Avenue, the mass exodus from Sotheby’s continues, with Europe chairman Henry Wyndham jumping ship this week.
Things aren’t rosy at Bonhams either: the auction house laid off Hong Kong head Magnus Renfrew along with seven other staffers this week.
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