From Beyoncé’s Art-Savvy Mom to Tom Sachs’s New Nikes: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

BEST

If you didn’t know who painter Markus Lüpertz was before, you’ll never forget him after reading this interview.

Tina Knowles-Lawson is more than just “Momma Louisiana.” She’s a legit art collector. Kylie Jenner? Well, we have some tips for her.

Grab some merch from SOCKumenta.

A new show at the Whitney reveals a dynamic side to Calder’s work.

Its a lilliputian revolution! Teeny tiny artworks make big statements.

While documenta 14 is getting mixed reviews, at least one work is using the international exposure to try and right some real-life wrongs.

"Tom Sachs: Space Camp" installation view. Courtesy of Sarah Cascone.

“Tom Sachs: Space Camp” installation view. Courtesy of Sarah Cascone.

WORST

Seemed like a good idea? Banksy was shut down by police after he announced his plan to encourage votes against Theresa May’s party with free-art giveaways.

British art dealer Timothy Sammons is facing extradition over an alleged “Ponzi scheme.”

Crooner Frank Ocean is accused of stealing artwork for his Beats 1 blondedRadio show.

Tom Sachs teams up with Nike to make shoes, but he really doesn’t want sneakerheads to buy them.

Left, Helen Toomer, Courtesy of PULSE Contemporary Art Fair/photographer: Emily Johnston; Right, Katelijne De Backer. Courtesy of MG Vander Elst.

Left, Helen Toomer, Courtesy of PULSE Contemporary Art Fair/photographer: Emily Johnston; Right, Katelijne De Backer. Courtesy of MG Vander Elst.

CH-CH-CH-CHANGES

Long-time LA based gallery ACME is closing its doors.

Curators Gabriel Ritter and Jen Mergel have been tapped to organize special sections in the Armory Show’s 2018 edition.

Katelijne De Backer will be the new director of PULSE, replacing Helen Toomer.

Creative Time’s director Katie Hollander resigned unexpectedly, after only 18 months at the helm.

Globe-trotting gallerist Emmanuel Perrotin has opened a new space in Tokyo.

Follow artnet News on Facebook.

Related Post

Leave a Reply

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.