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Pierre Huyghe: The Artist as Director Ocula Conversation Pierre Huyghe: The Artist as Director

Pierre Huyghe is a producer of spectacular and memorable enigmas, with works that function more like mirages than as objects. Abyssal Plain (2015–ongoing), his contribution to the 2015 Istanbul Biennial, curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev , was installed on the seabed of the Marmara Sea, some 20 metres below the surface of the water and...

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MoMA Expansion: Once the Modern, Always the Modern Ocula Report MoMA Expansion: Once the Modern, Always the Modern 29 Nov 2019 : Mohammad Salemy for Ocula

In the early decades of its existence, New York 's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), founded in 1929, transformed from a philanthropic project modestly housed in a few rooms of the Heckscher Building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street, to an alleged operating node in the United States' cultural struggle during the cold war, and one of the...

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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight
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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough 15 October 2019

Hans Hartung and Art Informel at Mazzoleni London (1 October 2019-18 January 2020) presents key works by the French-German painter while highlighting his connection with artists active in Paris during the 50s and 60s. In this video, writer and historian Alan Montgomery discusses Hartung's practice and its legacy. Born in Leipzig in 1904, Hans...

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Discover The Best Asian Contemporary Art

The last three years have positioned Art Stage Singapore as a top global marketplace, attracting the world’s most influential private art collectors, corporate buyers and VIPs. At the crossroads between Southeast Asia, China, India, the Middle East, Australia and New Zealand, Art Stage Singapore is the flagship cultural event of the region and the place to experience Asian Contemporary Art at its best.

There has been a significant global shift towards Asia with an underlying momentum for Southeast Asia. This is no different for the art market, with Southeast Asian cities becoming the new power centres of Asian contemporary art.

With its strong Asian identity and its support of art scenes in the region, Art Stage Singapore cooperates with Asian galleries, artists and collectors to create a distinctive matchmaking and networking platform. Art Stage Singapore features a three to one ratio of Asian to western galleries.

Never-seen-before Presentation on Asia

Asia is often perceived as a seamless and interconnected region. The fact is, however, that the art scenes of Asia remain fragmented and disconnected from one another. Art Stage Singapore is bridging this divide with the introduction of an innovative new format that allows for a diverse, considered and comprehensive presentation of the best contemporary art from Asia.

With a special focus on Southeast Asian art scenes (Indonesia, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar), Art Stage Singapore presents the largest international showcases of Southeast Asian contemporary art to date.

Art Stage Singapore is the rendezvous point for the Asian art world as it plays host to important gatherings and exchanges between collectors, artists, curators and gallerists. It facilitates and encourages discourse on Asia’s contemporary art scenes, and brings art specialists and enthusiasts together, under one roof.

Singapore: Asia’s New Art Capital

Anchored in Singapore, Art Stage Singapore is also a showcase of the city-state’s rising importance as an art centre for the region. With the establishment of the international art gallery cluster, Gillman Barracks, as well as the new National Art Gallery, the Singapore Art Museum, the Singapore Biennale, the Singapore Freeport, and the flagship art event, Art Stage Singapore, the city has successfully leveraged its strength and influence as Asia’s top private wealth management centre to create the best art and culture offering in the region, and to provide its residents and visitors the highest possible quality of life in Asia.

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