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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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PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai: An art fair with a focus Ocula Report PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai: An art fair with a focus 13 Sep 2016 : Elliat Albrecht for Ocula

The appeal of the commercial art fair model is obvious—whether one goes to speculate, buy, assess trends in contemporary art or just to cop some free champagne during the vernissage, it’s terrifically convenient to get it all done under one roof. Furthering this efficiency, PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai does away with painting, sculpture...

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Alexander Montague-Sparey Ocula Insight Alexander Montague-Sparey 6 September 2016

Dedicated to the medium of photography and to bringing together collectors, artists and galleries under one roof, PHOTOFAIRS | Shanghai will open to the public from 9 to 11 September 2016 at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre. Now in its third year, the fair has become one of the more international art events in mainland China; this year it...

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