A man has been charged with selling forgeries of artwork by the British artist Tracey Emin. Jonathan Rayfern faces five counts of fraud. No word yet on which pieces he copied - we're hoping it wasn't "My Bed." [Telegraph]
Twogalleries in New York are hosting a show titled the "Visible Vagina," which aims to remove the forced modesty surrounding our ladyparts by featuring works by Kiki Smith, Cindy Sherman, Hans Bellmer and others. Preview (NSFW) here: [AnimalNewYork]
As soon as the list of art works requested for display in the White House was released, every political blogger suddenly turned into an art critic, and Watusi by Alma Thomas somehow made it to the center of the storm.
Frida Kahlo's estate has filed a claim regarding 1,200 items, including taxidermy animals, drawings, and a diary, that were featured in the book Finding Frida Kahlo. Kahlo's estate says the objects are all forgeries; many art historians agree.