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Five Artists in the News: Was Andy Warhol Neurodivergent? Lynne Drexler's Garden Comes to Phillips and It's a Wrap for Serge Attukwei Clottey

3 min read  ·  11 Jul 2024

Lynne Drexler, Untitled (1962). Copyright the artist’s estate, courtesy of PhillipX

Shows: Mohammed Sami’s paintings “send depth charges through Churchill’s birthplace”, Blenheim Palace, writes The Guardian.

New York: 30 Lynne Drexler’s paintings and works on paper inspired by the in-demand artist’s garden in Maine, which she painted almost daily, go on show at PhillipsX from July 25. HENI News

Los Angeles: Jenna Gribbon tells W Magazine about how motherhood has shaped her new paintings, which her 13-year-old son has helped her create. They are due to go on show at David Kordansky in the fall.

Sao Paulo: Marina Perez Simão's abstracted, dream-like landscapes are in demand among collectors. Strong sales have seen her HENI Score surges by 168%. To find out more, see her HENI News Dashboard.

Barcelona: Serge Attukwei Clottey has wrapped the facade of the Museu Tàpies in recycled fabric sourced in his native Ghana and last seen at the Venice Biennale.

In other news

France: The spire of Rouen Cathedral has been damaged by a fire that reportedly began during restoration work.

"‘I don’t want to use words like “autism,” but he had an unusual interpersonal style, and he was neurodivergent in some basic way,’ says Andy Warhol’s biographer Wayne Koestenbaum tells Klaus Bisenbach, who has organized “Andy Warhol: Velvet Rage and Beauty” in Berlin."

- Interview Magazine