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

Marilyn Minter made our week.

Marilyn Minter, Miley Hearts Planned Parenthood (2016). This image will be available on a Marc Jacobs t-shirt.Photo: courtesy Planned Parenthood.
Marilyn Minter, Miley Hearts Planned Parenthood (2016). This image will be available on a Marc Jacobs t-shirt.
Photo: courtesy Planned Parenthood.

BEST:
After 43 years of research, Leonardo Da Vinci‘s living relatives were found.

LACMA director Michael Govan revealed how the museum buys art.

Meanwhile, in Texas, Eileen Kinsella scouted out the best booths at the Dallas Art Fair in 2016.

AIPAD‘s 2016 Photography Show was a huge success, with a photograph of Barack Obama selling fast.

Marilyn Minter recently took some steamy portraits of Miley Cyrus for a good cause.

Damien Hirst poses in front of his artwork entitled The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living in the Tate Modern, 2012Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images.

Damien Hirst poses in front of his artwork entitled The Physical Impossibility of Death in the Mind of Someone Living in the Tate Modern, 2012
Photo: Oli Scarff/Getty Images.

WORST:
The Art Basel in Miami Beach stabber pleaded guilty and returned to China.

A study shows that Damien Hirst‘s works have been leaking a noxious formaldehyde gas.

Eleven works by Pablo Picasso were stolen from the private corporate collection of Portigon AG in Germany.

Stefan Simchowitz, Amy Cappellazo, and Paul Schimmel sparred in a panel discussion that felt more like a bloodbath.

artnet News’ Henri Neuendorf gets to the bottom of an important question: Why don’t galleries disclose prices?


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