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In the Name of Art

In the Name of Art is our semi-regular compendium of (almost) unbelievable art world stories. Send your worst to digitaleditors@frieze.com

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In further art world madness: Basquiat heads to Broadway, and Disney’s spray-painting drone

BY In the Name of Art | 08 OCT 18
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In further art world madness: Urs Fischer turns Dasha Zhukova into a giant candle; oily vandals at Athens museums

BY In the Name of Art | 24 SEP 18
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In other art world madness: art school lessons from Kanye; gallery solves parking dispute with ‘gay conversion therapy’ banner

BY In the Name of Art | 10 SEP 18
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The latest art world silliness: Deborah de Robertis charged with ‘sexual exhibitionism’; Beckham’s painting debut; was the Mona Lisa sick?

BY In the Name of Art | 07 SEP 18
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Mother and daughter topple playground art; and Mr Brexit fails to sell at Royal Academy: all the latest in art world madness

BY In the Name of Art | 03 SEP 18
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Cate Blanchett prepares her best Marina Abramović impression; fake rabbi in Renoir heist; and Ai Weiwei declares, ‘I am a cow’: all the latest in art world silliness

BY In the Name of Art | 03 AUG 18
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Portrait of Timothée Chalamet as art history muse, and anyone for some Handmaid’s Tale-themed wine? All the latest in art world madness

BY In the Name of Art | 20 JUL 18
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In further art world silliness: ‘Sprinkle urine on bad dreams,’ Marina Abramović suggests; Elon Musk in ‘farting unicorn’ dispute with potter

BY In the Name of Art | 04 JUL 18
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Serpentine swimmers complain about Christo’s floating pyramid; and Hermitage’s psychic cat is a World Cup oracle: the latest in art world silliness

BY In the Name of Art | 26 JUN 18
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‘Pornhub Nation’ reveals all, the latest from Yeezy Home and why the Royal Academy rejected Banksy: further adventures in dystopian art world mania

BY In the Name of Art | 14 JUN 18
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In further art world madness: French performance artist shuts himself inside Paleolithic lion-man; Argentian artist duo enrage Catholics with bloody Jesus cake

BY In the Name of Art | 07 JUN 18
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Elsewhere: MoMaCha cafe says MoMA is not ‘truly famous’; selfie-fanatics create chaos at Kusama show, the latest in art world madness

BY In the Name of Art | 30 MAY 18
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Mo Salah’s football boots enter the British Museum; Maggi Hambling’s whiffy advice for skipping gallery crowds: the latest in art world silliness

BY In the Name of Art | 23 MAY 18
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The rapper and artist have thoughts about originality in art; Melania Trump tries graphic design – all the latest art world nonsense

BY In the Name of Art | 17 MAY 18
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Activists to carve Mount Trumpmore iceberg; aristocrat plans 200ft tribute to the Queen; more Fridamania: your shot of art world silliness

BY In the Name of Art | 11 MAY 18
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Naturists triumph at art gallery; soothing students with colouring books; Kanye’s architectural firm: your dose of art world madness

BY In the Name of Art | 09 MAY 18