The Revenge of the Wise Woman

  • Paulina Olowska

  • Presented by — Pace

  • The Revenge of the Wise Woman Performed at National Gallery of Victoria Triennial, 2018 Courtesty Pace Gallery
A performer in a floral dress pulling an elaborate pose within a small stage set installed in a gallery space with a large painitng on the wall.

Conditions of Production

Presentations of the work can be interpreted by a performer in accordance with the artist’s guidance. The piece is conceived for outdoor and indoor presentation, to be agreed with the artist in advance.


The artist, or their representatives, must be consulted upon the hiring of each performer, at least 30 working days before the performance takes place and must approve the choice of performer before they are hired.

The performer must be provided with a fee that aligns with the Artist’s Union England recomendation. The performer’s fee must also include a rehearsal fee.

The collector must cover all the expenses related to the performer’s travels, accomodation, and per diems.

Rules of Documentation

Photography and video recordings of the work can be taken and used as documentation of the work. These may not be shown as alternatives to the work itself, but may be used for PR/Comms, documentation and archive.

The exhibiting organisation must share all documentation with the artist prior to publishing online.


  • The work, for the purpose of acquistion, comprises of the following

  • Certificate of Authentication
  • A copy of the script
  • Dress
  • Shoes
  • Tights
  • Chair
  • Table
  • Typewriter
  • Paper ream
  • Easel
  • Handbag
  • Ashtray
  • Painting: The Emmet, oil and acrylic on canvas 19 11/16 × 27 (50 × 70cm)
  • Video and photographic documentation from the performance at Hanover Square, July 8 2022

The Revenge of the Wise Woman