The Artblog Reader Advisor

[This week on the Artblog Reader Advisor: Will Smith shows up in Cuba to buy art; HuffPo rounds up influential street art; a Japanese artist is in trouble for making her genitals into a water-worthy vessel. — the Artblog editors]

Surpassing Picasso and Francis Bacon, Warhol Claims Spot as Top-Selling Artist of 2014, via Bloomberg

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Megumi Igarashi and her Vagina Kayak (Photo courtesy of the artist).

In a Shockingly Myopic Move, Japan Moves to Indict Artist for “Vagina Kayak,” via NPR


The Israel-Palestine Conflict Continues: Palestine Now Seeking War-Crimes Against the Jewish State, via Gawker

In Cuba, the Art World is About to Flourish, via New York Times

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Faith 47’s piece for Djerbahood (Joel Saget/AFP/Getty Images).

Here’s the Huffington Post’s Roundup of 2014’s Most Influential Street Art, via Huffington Post


Artnet Has Delivered a List of the Wackiest Art Stories of 2014, via Artnet

Check Out This Informative Interview With Michael Krigsman, Chief Digital Officer for the MET, via ZDNet