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

Here's everything you missed.

Francesco Vezzoli, Dasha Zhukova, Derek Blasberg, and Nick Brown at an Art Basel party you cannot get into. Photo: Patrick McMullan.
Serena Williams. Photo: Courtesy of Pirelli and Annie Leibovitz.

Serena Williams.
Photo: Courtesy of Pirelli and Annie Leibovitz.

BEST
Our list of the most influential people in the art world today, including Aby Rosen, Cindy Sherman, and Dasha Zhukova. Didn’t make the cut? There’s always next year.

Meet the art forger who boldly claims he painted Leonardo da Vinci‘s La Bella Principessa.

The insiders guide to navigating the nonstop party that is Art Basel in Miami Beach.

Annie Leibovitz‘s fresh take on the Pirelli calendar was released, and it’s gorgeous.

Now that Miami is winding down, it’s time to start thinking about the next big art fair: the Armory Show. We’ve got the full exhibitor list.

Francesco Vezzoli, Dasha Zhukova, Derek Blasberg, and Nick Brown at an Art Basel party you cannot get into. Photo: Patrick McMullan.

Francesco Vezzoli, Dasha Zhukova, Derek Blasberg, and Nick Brown at an Art Basel party you cannot get into.
Photo: Patrick McMullan.

WORST
These are all the parties you probably didn’t get into at Art Basel in Miami Beach this week. Hey, at least you picked up a tan?

Christian Viveros-Fauné on why narcissism is ruining the art world. Attn: Shia LeBeouf.

A suspect in last week’s tragic Colorado Planned Parenthood shooting is a former art dealer.

ARTnews CEO Izabela Depczyk resigned, just four months after the company announced its plans to merge with Art in America.

The art world mourned the death of legendary British dealer Leslie Waddington.

And some visitors at ABMB mistook a brutal stabbing for performance art.


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