In a New TV Series, Vivienne Westwood and Other Creatives Offer Irreverent Tours of Their Favorite Museums

“The Art of Museums” features eight world-famous museums as seen through the eyes of culture-industry heavyweights.

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Art Industry News: Brad Pitt’s Foundation Sues the Architect Behind His Ramshackle Post-Katrina Homes + Other Stories

Plus, Shell ends its sponsorship of London’s National Gallery and Nelson Rockefeller’s gifted Pollock comes to Phillips.

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From Banksy’s Conquest of Our Attention Spans to Donald Trump’s Dubious New Artwork: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

Catch up on this weeks news—fast.

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Would Dalí Have Worn a Man Bun? This Illustrator ‘Hipsterized’ the Biggest Names in Art History to Imagine What They’d Look Like Today

The Tel Aviv-based illustrator has given a modern-day spin to portraits of Pablo Picasso, Vincent van Gogh, Salvador Dalí, Frida Kahlo, and Andy Warhol.

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Here Are 10 of the Most Exciting Artists to Discover at FIAC and Its Satellite Fairs in Paris

From Cai Lei’s trompe l’oeil canvases to Zoë Paul’s intricate beaded curtains, here’s what you won’t want to miss this week in Paris.

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The Smithsonian Unveils a Painstakingly Restored Pair of Dorothy’s Famous Ruby Slippers From the ‘Wizard of Oz’

The repairs cost over $300,000 and took 200 hours to complete.

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Was a Rare Eye Condition the Secret to Leonardo da Vinci’s Artistic Genius? A New Study Advances the Theory

He’s not the first artist to be diagnosed with the incredibly unusual disorder. But one researcher is sure it’s the secret to his genius.

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Art Industry News: Brilliant Activist Sculptor Simone Leigh Wins the Guggenheim’s $100,000 Hugo Boss Prize + Other Stories

Plus, Sex Pistols artist Jamie Reed calls out Banksy and Jerry Saltz was sickened by the new documentary “The Price of Everything.”

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With Ingenuity and Strange Beauty, Northern California Artists Rebuild From the Ashes a Year After the Devastating Wildfires

Artists whose homes and studios were destroyed used ashes and rubble to create new work.

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