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Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber Ocula Report Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber 15 Mar 2019 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

In Meiro Koizumi's three-channel video installation, The Angels of Testimony (2019), the central frame features an interview with Hajime Kondo about his time as a solider of the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The conversation centres on war crimes perpetrated in China, including the beheading of Chinese prisoners for...

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Diana Campbell Betancourt Ocula Conversation Diana Campbell Betancourt

Diana Campbell Betancourt is a curator working predominantly across South and Southeast Asia. Since 2013 she has been the founding artistic director of the Samdani Art Foundation and chief curator of the Dhaka Art Summit in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a transnational art event that has grown in size and scale ever since its first edition in 2012. Backed by...

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Chinternet Ugly at Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art Ocula Report Chinternet Ugly at Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art 7 Mar 2019 : Mike Pinnington for Ocula

China, home to 802 million internet users, is subject to sophisticated online censorship. This shrouded state of affairs, unsurprisingly perhaps, serves to reinforce stereotypes around conformity elsewhere. Any realm, digital or otherwise, subject to such strict scrutiny must necessarily be bland and uncritical, right? I was mulling over such...

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Current Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Alice Neel, Freedom at David Zwirner, New York
26 February–13 April 2019 Alice Neel Freedom David Zwirner, 20th Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Nathalie Du Pasquier, the strange order of things at Pace Gallery, Seoul
8 March–25 May 2019 Nathalie Du Pasquier the strange order of things Pace Gallery, Seoul
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Vista View at Galerie Buchholz, New York
31 January–20 April 2019 Group Exhibition Vista View Galerie Buchholz, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Miya Ando, 72 Kō (Seasons) at Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Singapore
14 March–18 May 2019 Miya Ando 72 Kō (Seasons) Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Singapore
Contemporary art exhibition, Group exhibition, Against the Stream 溯洄 at Chambers Fine Art, Beijing
23 February–14 April 2019 Group exhibition Against the Stream 溯洄 Chambers Fine Art, Beijing
Contemporary art exhibition, Ani O'Neil, Classic Hits at Starkwhite, Auckland
14 March–13 April 2019 Ani O'Neil Classic Hits Starkwhite, Auckland

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Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber Ocula Report Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber 15 Mar 2019 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

In Meiro Koizumi's three-channel video installation, The Angels of Testimony (2019), the central frame features an interview with Hajime Kondo about his time as a solider of the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The conversation centres on war crimes perpetrated in China, including the beheading of Chinese prisoners for...

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The Armory Show 2019 Ocula Photolog The Armory Show 2019 11 March 2019

'The Armory Show features presentations by leading international galleries, innovative artist commissions and dynamic public programs. Since its founding in 1994, The Armory Show has served as a nexus for the art world, inspiring dialogue, discovery and patronage in the visual arts.' –The Armory Show Press Release (March 2019).

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Independent New York 2019 Ocula Photolog Independent New York 2019 11 March 2019

'Independent New York's selected participants represent the art world's most creative and inspired curatorial visions from a cross-section of emerging, mid-career and established programs from around the world. Independent is curating a forum that is an authentic reflection of the gallery landscape and encourages innovative approaches to fair...

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Matthew Day Jackson Ocula Conversation Matthew Day Jackson

A charred and reflective post-apocalyptic scene looms large in the entrance to Qiao Space in Shanghai. On a sheet of mirror, a cone-shaped architectural structure is etched on the surface, referencing Pieter Bruegel the Elder's The Tower of Babel (1563), rising like a utopian Brigadoon out of the ashes of a scorched recomposed landscape. Pieced...

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Featured Galleries

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Artists Currently Exhibiting

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Artworks Currently Exhibited

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Blind Eye 3 by Jennifer Steinkamp contemporary artwork Jennifer SteinkampBlind Eye 3, 2019 Video installation
Lehmann Maupin
Venus and Fish No. 3 by Hassan Sharif contemporary artwork Hassan SharifVenus and Fish No. 3, 2009 Acrylic on paper
84.1 x 59.5 cm
Gallery Isabelle van den Eynde
Something Left by Jason Middlebrook contemporary artwork Jason MiddlebrookSomething Left, 2018 Acrylic and spray paint on curly maple
65.4 x 71.1 cm
Miles McEnery Gallery
Strömung by Günther Uecker contemporary artwork Günther UeckerStrömung, 1972 Nails on canvas on wood
160 x 160 x 20 cm
Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art
Untitled by Brian Calvin contemporary artwork Brian CalvinUntitled, 2018 Ink and colour pencil on paper
56 x 48.5 cm (incl frame)
Almine Rech Gallery
Zegonski by Hyunjin Bek contemporary artwork Hyunjin BekZegonski, 2018 Oil on linen
93 x 93 cm
PKM Gallery
Untitled (Yuck) by R. Crumb contemporary artwork R. CrumbUntitled (Yuck), c. 1962 Graphite on notebook paper
8.38 x 6.75 inches
David Zwirner
Spring Canvas, Almost a Square by Wolf Kahn contemporary artwork Wolf KahnSpring Canvas, Almost a Square, 2018 Oil on canvas
66 x 71.1 cm
Miles McEnery Gallery

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