06/27/2014 02:58 pm ET Updated Aug 26, 2014

How the Jeff Koons Retrospective Was Curated and Other Recommended Readings

If you're looking for some insight into the current Jeff Koons retrospective at the Whitney Museum, this interview with curator Scott Rothkopf is a good place to start.

Why does connoisseurship matter again? "The stifling of expert opinions is like having fully trained doctors who can't make a diagnosis, says the art historian Bendor Grosvenor."

Google Launches Street Art. "There's a portrait of an anonymous Chinese man chiseled into a wall in Shanghai, a colorful mural in Atlanta and black-and-white photographs of eyes that the French artist JR affixed to the houses of a hillside favela in Rio de Janeiro. These are among the images of more than 4,000 works included in [Google's] vast new online gallery of street art." New York Times.

Was Christian Marclay's Shake, Rattle and Roll the best work at Art Basel? Daily Pic.

Colliding Worlds: How Cutting-Edge Science Is Redefining Contemporary Art by Arthur I. Miller