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Five Artists in the News: Picassos in the Powder Room, Monet Besides the Thames and Paulina Olowska’s swagger portraits

3 min read  ·  24 Jun 2024

Picassos hanging in a female toilet cubicle at MONA. Image via Instagram: kirshakaechele

Profile: Paulina Olowska, the feminist artist who portrays women of style and substance, sees her HENI Score leaps 114%. HENI News

London: Claude Monet’s paintings of the Thames will come together at The Courtauld in the fall in a show sponsored by Ken Griffin. HENI News

Hobart: The collector David Walsh and his partner, the artist Kirsha Kaechele, have responded to an adverse legal ruling about her single-sex Ladies Lounge by hanging Picassos in the women’s toilets of his museum, MONA, ABC News reports.

Munich: “Andy Warhol & Keith Haring. Party of Life” opens at the Museum Brandhorst, the first comprehensive institutional exhibition dedicated to the two artists.

Seoul: Choi Geon has won the Frieze Seoul Artist Award. Seoul-based artist has been commissioned to create a work for the fair, which is due to open on September 4, ARTnews reports.

In other news

New York: Veteran dealers Mitchell-Innes & Nash will shutter their Chelsea space and turn their buisness into an art advisory service.

"‘I now focus more on my own taste, and on commissioning works where at times I get involved in the creative process, rather than buying a finished product,’ says Uli Sigg, the Swiss mega collector of contemporary Chinese Art."

- Larry's List