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Sandrine Colard on the 6th Lubumbashi Biennale Ocula Conversation Sandrine Colard on the 6th Lubumbashi Biennale

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the largest Francophone nation in Africa with vast resources and nearly 80 million inhabitants, is a place where commodities play a vital role in the national economy and the country's significance on the world stage. This is the context from which the 6th Lubumbashi Biennale (24 October–24 November...

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52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS Symposium Brings Ideas Offline Ocula Report
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52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS Symposium Brings Ideas Offline 13 Dec 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

From 20 to 21 July 2019, Artspace Sydney held a two-day symposium that brought artists in conversation with leading curators, writers, activists, academics, diplomats, and journalists from across Asia. The symposium was the final chapter of the 52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS exhibition, publication, website, and Instagram project. Instigated and...

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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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Frieze New York Addresses the Heat and Expands the Kitchen Related Press Frieze New York Addresses the Heat and Expands the Kitchen The New York Times : 1 May 2019

Frieze New York, the eighth edition of which takes place Thursday through Sunday in Randalls Island Park, has distinguished itself as a thoughtful entry in the global art fair derby, offering copious curated sections and special projects in addition to serving as a commercial hub. But the lesson learned from the 2018 New York fair is that the...

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The Shows To See Around Town During Frieze New York Related Press The Shows To See Around Town During Frieze New York Frieze : 30 April 2019

Just months after his premature death at age 34, the black, gay artist Darrel Ellis – who used photography, drawing and painting to depict spectral, distorted portraits of himself and of his family – became the star of MoMA's exhibition 'New Photography 8' (1992–3). Ellis sourced most of his images from an archive of photographs taken in Harlem...

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Your Concise Guide to Frieze Week 2019 Related Press Your Concise Guide to Frieze Week 2019 Hyperallergic : 30 April 2019

With spring in full effect, the Frieze art fair once again returns to Randall's Island. As usual, though, the week also brings a plethora of other art fairs and art events, and Hyperallergic has put together a guide for the ten fairs coming to New York this week. While Frieze and TEFAF are the two larger fairs, fairs like The Other Art Fair and...

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