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

Featuring 'The Art of More,' the ABMB stabbing, and more.

Kate Bosworth in The Art of More. Photo: Crackle.

BEST
We selected 20 amazing young female artists to keep your eye on, including Casey Jane Ellison, Molly Crabapple, and Chloe Wise. They’re doing big things.

The Mona Lisa has a secret, and it isn’t just her mysterious smile. At least that’s what French scientist Pascal Cotte thinks.

Say what you will about Art Basel in Miami Beach, but galleries across the board cleaned up as usual.

Pics or it didn’t happen: Art Basel in Miami Beach edition, featuring Swizz Beatz, Karl Lagerfeld, and Jeremy Scott.

The 10 funniest moments from Crackle‘s new art market drama The Art of More. And now, prepare to binge watch.

 

Photo: Courtesy of @elizabeth_001/Instagram.

Photo: Courtesy of @elizabeth_001/Instagram.

WORST
In a strange turn of events, a woman was stabbed in the neck with an X-Acto knife during Art Basel in Miami Beach; the fair went into damage control, and the suspect, Siyuan Zhao, is currently being charged with attempted murder.

Victoria Nicodemus, a 30-year-old curator for Indiewalls, was killed when a car swerved onto the Brooklyn sidewalk where she was walking.

Is Art Basel in Miami Beach the inevitable end of art history? Kenny Schachter thinks so.

A Manhattan man is suing the Metropolitan Museum of Art because he believes that four 16th-century paintings of Jesus, which depict him as blond-haired and fair-skinned, are racist.

Several alarming allegations—including alcohol-fueled parties with students and non-consensual sex—have emerged against former art professor Jeriah Hildwine, who was found dead from a gunshot wound earlier this year.


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