The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week in 1 Minute

The Golden Calf

The Golden Calf


Artist Carolee Schneemann takes home the Venice Biennale’s Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement, adding to the renown she gained for early performances focused on sensual pleasure and the female body.

Have you always wondered the exact number of animals who have died in the process of creating Damien Hirst‘s art? We counted—it’s a lot.

The seemingly never-ending case of forgeries by New York gallery Knoedler & Co. is one step closer to resolution as former Ultimate Fighting Championship co-owner Frank Fertitta settled his complaint against an art historian who attested to the authenticity of a supposed Mark Rothko canvas.

House Republicans are breaking ranks with Trump as they advocate for continued funding for the National Endowment for the Arts.

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