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Zac Langdon-Pole: Lines of Flight Ocula Conversation Zac Langdon-Pole: Lines of Flight

Over the last few years, New Zealand-born Berlin-based artist Zac Langdon-Pole has cultivated a practice of elegant, if at times uncanny, elisions. His recombinations of objects, words, and images—poetry, meteorite fragments, literary translations, furniture, photographs, mollusk shells—emphasise, with a fine-tuned lyricism, the...

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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 | Video
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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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Don’t Step on the Starfish: Elmgreen & Dragset at FIAC Related Press Don’t Step on the Starfish: Elmgreen & Dragset at FIAC The New York Times : 17 October 2018

Artists see the world differently from everyone else. And the Scandinavian duo known as Elmgreen & Dragset have a particularly distinctive and skewed take on what the public sphere should look like.

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From Poetry to Chemistry to ‘a Shared Museum,’ Performances at FIAC Related Press From Poetry to Chemistry to ‘a Shared Museum,’ Performances at FIAC The New York Times : 17 October 2018

Not all of the work at FIAC, the Foire Internationale d'Art Contemporain (International Contemporary Art Fair), is in frames or on pedestals. Parades for FIAC, a performance festival now in its third year (although performances have been part of the fair for a decade now), is staging 17 productions, with a special emphasis this time on dance and...

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Ahead of FIAC, French Dealers Launch Paris Avant Première to Highlight City’s Emerging Art Scene Related Press Ahead of FIAC, French Dealers Launch Paris Avant Première to Highlight City’s Emerging Art Scene ARTnews : 10 October 2018

Travel planning around Frieze London and FIAC in Paris can be difficult because of a two-week gap separating the two fairs, but now a group of dealers and curators in the French capital have teamed to offer an event the weekend before FIAC—and one of its satellites, Paris Internationale, which tends toward young galleries—to help fill...

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Elmgreen & Dragset Will Present Major Artwork At This French Art Fair In October Related Press Elmgreen & Dragset Will Present Major Artwork At This French Art Fair In October Harper's Bazaar : 15 August 2018

Artist duo Elmgreen & Dragset (Danish Michael Elmgreen and Norweigan Ingar Dragset) exhibit widely across the globe, and have shows lined up in Portugal, France, the UK and the USA this year and next.

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Fiac fair confirms move to temporary venue near Eiffel Tower Related Press Fiac fair confirms move to temporary venue near Eiffel Tower The Art Newspaper : 4 July 2018

Paris city council has approved plans to construct a temporary venue in the Champ de Mars gardens, near the Eiffel Tower, that will host events usually held at the Grand Palais while the historic venue undergoes extensive renovations.

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