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Orioles uncharacteristically busy, vanity in the art world, and more

Orioles uncharacteristically busy, vanity in the art world, and more

Artnet news' Christian Viveros-Fauné penned an essay decrying vanity in contemporary art, arguing "many artists today resemble textbook cases of narcissistic personality disorder," an epidemic that could "if left unchecked, turn into a serious mental health emergency." Indeed, with people like Donald Trump in the world, it's easy to overlook the relatively tame narcissism of art world star Chris Burden or actor-turned-performance-artist-or-something Shia LaBeouf. But at the same time, hasn't the art world always been pretty self-aggrandizing? At least now most...

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