From the Met’s Divine Inspiration to the Museum Director on Trial for Going to the Gym: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

From the Met’s Divine Inspiration to the Museum Director on Trial for Going to the Gym: The Best and Worst of the Art World This Week

Rockstar Rockefeller – The ultra-hyped auction of the Rockefeller family collection was a rousing success for Christie’s this week. The first night’s sale brought seven new records, including for a Monet waterlily painting that yielded a three-way bidding war.

Decolonizing Curation – Two major institutions are pushing for increased diversity in museum leadership, with LACMA and Arizona State University starting a new graduate program aimed at helping nonwhite students break into the field.

The Sacred and Profane, Gloriously United – The art and fashion on display at the Met Gala this year was simply divine. The ensembles were inspired by the Sistine Chapel, Papal vestments, and every possible interpretation of the Madonna.  See more…

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