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Five Artists in the News: Picasso’s Owl Soars at Auction, Deborah de Roberts Charged for MeToo Attack and AI Image Upsets Anselm Adams Estate

3 min read  ·  04 Jun 2024

Picasso's Hibou sold for $226,800. Image courtesy of Christie's Online

Market: Picasso's owl led Christie's $2.46m auction of the artist’s ceramics in which 100% of the lots sold above their low estimate. For more, see the HENI News report

New York: Alberta Whittle, who is based in Glasgow, is among the 33 artists named in El Museo del Barrio’s Triennial, which will feature artists of the Latin American diaspora in the fall.

Paris: Stephen Shore’s retrospective, featuring more than 100 images created since 1968, has opened at the Fondation Henri Cartier-Bresson.

Metz: Deborah de Robertis has been charged in France for tagging Gustave Courbet’s most famous nude and the attempted theft of a work by Annette Messager at the Centre Pompidou-Metz.

Legal: Ansel Adams’ estate has called out Adobe for selling an AI-generated cloudscape that included the photographer’s name in its title, ARTnews reports.

"‘This destruction of art by delinquents cannot be justified in any way. It must stop!’ France’s culture minister Rachida Dati declares, pledging a new law aimed at protestors who target works of art. "

- The Art Newspaper