Category: art accidents

Robert Smithson's "Chalk-Mirror Displacement" Damaged

The Modern Wing seems to be taking some lumps from the public, last week the Modern Wing was hit with graffiti, this week a visitor stumbled into Robert Smithson’s Chalk-Mirror Displacement breaking a mirror. The Art Institute of Chicago. Detail of Facade, Photo credit: Charles G. Young, Interactive Design Architects. According to Kristen Mack of... Read more »

More Art Mishaps from the NYTimes

The New York Times decided to do something similar to my post from yesterday, and detail a few more costly art accidents. As usual, the Times sticks to mostly New York City related stuff but nonetheless it’s entertaining to read, perhaps the art lover’s equivalent to snuff films.  If you want to check it out,... Read more »