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‘An Opera for Animals’ at Rockbund Art Museum Ocula Report ‘An Opera for Animals’ at Rockbund Art Museum 19 Jul 2019 : Penny Liu for Ocula

An Opera for Animals was first staged at Para Site in Hong Kong between 23 March and 2 June 2019, with works by over 48 artists and collectives that use opera as a metaphor for modes of contemporary, cross-disciplinary art-making. The exhibition's second iteration takes up a large portion of the Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) in Shanghai (22 June–25...

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Takashi Murakami and Tobias Berger Talk Murakami Ocula Conversation
In Collaboration with Tai Kwun Contemporary
Takashi Murakami and Tobias Berger Talk Murakami

For three months from 1 June to 1 September 2019, Tai Kwun Contemporary in Hong Kong showcases MURAKAMI vs MURAKAMI, a major survey exhibition of the Japanese artist Takashi Murakami. Curated by Tobias Berger, head of art at Tai Kwun, and Gunnar B Kvaran, director of Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, the exhibition spans the three floors of Tai Kwun's...

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Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House Ocula Report Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House 5 Jul 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

Get Up Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House in London (12 June–15 September 2019) surveys more than half a century of black creativity in Britain and beyond across the fields of art, film, photography, music, design, fashion, and literature.Curated by Zak Ové, works by approximately 100 intergenerational black...

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Melbourne Art Fair Set To Impress With Diverse Program Related Press Melbourne Art Fair Set To Impress With Diverse Program Annemarie Kiely for Vogue / 13 August 2014 : 14 August 2014

With access to good international art a mere click away, art fairs around the world are struggling to compete with the internet’s immediacy, convenience and impact. But as Barry Keldoulis, director of the Melbourne Art Fair (MAF) reminded the media fray gathered this morning to preview the Fair’s content, nothing yet competes with an...

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Mikala Dwyer Is The Winner Of The 2014 Melbourne Art Foundation Artist Commission Related Press Mikala Dwyer Is The Winner Of The 2014 Melbourne Art Foundation Artist Commission Lucy Stranger for Artist Profile / 13 August 2014 : 14 August 2014

Artist Mikala Dwyer’s sculptural work 'The weight of shape', 2014, was revealed yesterday as the greatly anticipated 2014 Artist Commission, by the Melbourne Art Foundation.Created especially by Sydney-based artist Dwyer, it will be on display at the Melbourne Art Fair from Thursday 14 August until Sunday 17 August 2014, and then...

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Top 10 Unmissables At The Melbourne Art Fair Related Press Top 10 Unmissables At The Melbourne Art Fair Miranda Tay for ArtsHub / 12 August 2014 : 13 August 2014

Michael Zavros and Rolls Royce: In this first-time unique collaboration, leading contemporary artist Zavros (seen below with the Rolls Royce, image: supplied) will present a bespoke performance entitled Forty that features a Rolls-Royce Wraith and international twin models, Jordan and Zac Stenmark in an elaborate, composed performance, which will...

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Tom Polo: Eavesdropping For Art'S Sake Related Press Tom Polo: Eavesdropping For Art'S Sake Nick Galvin for The Sydney Morning Herald / 01 August 2014 : 5 August 2014

While riding home on a bus in 2009, painter Tom Polo noticed a tattoo on the back of a passenger.“The guy had this singlet on and you could see his shoulder blades,” says Polo. “He had this massive curvy text straight across his back that said, ‘Such as life’.“Did he not know the phrase or did the...

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