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Five Artists in the News: Gerhard Richter’s Early Nude, Cosima von Bonin’s Auction Record and Christie’s Hit By Lawsuit

3 min read  ·  05 Jun 2024

Gerhard Richter, Nude study (1959) sold for $151,200. Image courtesy of Grisebach

Cologne: Cosima von Bonin’s auction record jumped 83% when her textile work sold for $130,200, five times above its low estimate, at Kunsthaus Lempertz. HENI News

Berlin: Gerhard Richter, Nude study (1959), an early work that sold for $151,200, 40% above its low estimate, was the top lot at the Grisebach $2.51m 'Contemporary Art' auction. For more, see the HENI News report.

Market: Gabriel Orozco led Christie's Online $2.4m 'First Open | Post-War & Contemporary Art' auction. The Mexican artist's Atomist: Crews Battle (1996), an editioned, computer-generated print, sold for $201,600. For all the highlights, see the HENI News report.

Philadelphia: Theaster Gates is helping collectors Michael Forman and Jennifer Rice create an arts complex, which will house their collections.

London: Serpentine Galleries’ has unveiled its 2024 summer pavilion designed by South Korean architect Minsuk Cho.

In other news

Legal: Christie’s is being sued for not protecting collectors’ personal data following a cyberattack.

"‘I long for my childhood home, and I miss my sisters and family members whom I haven’t seen for 70 years.’ Kim Yun Shin, a 90-year-old artist whose work is on show in the Venice Biennale, reflects on the impact of WW2 and the Korean War on her art and life."

- Whitewall

This summer’s pavilion at London's Serpentine Galleries is designed by South Korean architect Minsuk Cho and his practice Mass Studies. Image by Iwan Baan, courtesy of the Serpentine Galleries