Photos showing missing sequins and tears went viral, but a closer look suggests the dress may have been damaged prior to its Met Gala debut.
Conservators Aren’t Happy That Kim Kardashian Wore Marilyn’s Dress to the Met Gala
“Wearing historic clothing damages it. Full stop,” said the former head of conservation at the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute, Sarah Scaturro.
MoMA’s Cheeky Riff on Misguided Kim Kardashian Post Is Going Viral
MoMA captioned Henri Matisse’s “Dance (I)” with a line from Kim Kardashian’s highly criticized post about hosting a party on a private island during the pandemic.
This Katty and Declawed Musical About the Kardashians Is Pawful
Katdashians! Break the Musical! began 15 minutes late. If only that were its gravest error.
Crimes of the Art
On this week’s art crime blotter: a museum’s photography contest backfired terribly, the alleged perps behind Verona’s €15 million art heist were arrested, and a trove of books on medieval witch hunts stolen by the Nazis was recovered.
A Match Made in Hell: Mr. Brainwash Paints the Kardashians à la Renoir
Mr. Brainwash + Renoir + the Kardashians + flowery pastel hats + frilly Victorian dresses = “good art,” declares Corey Gamble, boyfriend of Kris Jenner, in the latest episode of Keeping Up with the Kardashians.
What People Mean When They Say “Painting Is Dead”
Last week, Sinead O’Connor recently declared that music has died. What do we mean when we say that something, as opposed to someone has died?
Metropolitan Museum Butt-Checks Kim Kardashian
The Metropolitan Museum has officially won the internet today.
Photographer Annie Leibovitz Bailed on the Kimye Wedding
According to Kanye West, acclaimed photographer Annie Leibovitz is “like, scared of the idea of celebrity.”
Watching the Selfie Olympics
CHICAGO — The 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, will begin on February 7, but the selfie olympics have already gone viral.
Kanye Gives Kim Kardashian a George Condo-Painted Hermès Birkin Bag
Kanye has had a longstanding relationship with artist George Condo, but their latest “collaboration” came in the form of a gift for Kim Kardashian — a hand-painted Hermès Birkin bag.
The End of Days Comes with Kardashians’ David LaChapelle Khristmas Kard
The latest addition to that marriage of art and celebrity has been delivered to us in the form of the Kardashian Christmas card — not holiday card, mind you — as shot by David LaChapelle.