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4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life Ocula Report 4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life 15 Feb 2019 : Natalie King for Ocula

'Poems are like sentences that have taken their clothes off.' Marlene Dumas' poetic and sensual refrain accompanies her figurative watercolours on view in Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life, the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) in the southern state of Kerala, India (12 December 2018–29 March 2019).Dumas' new series...

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Ellen Altfest Ocula Conversation Ellen Altfest

The paintings of Ellen Altfest are ethereal in their detail. Fields of minutiae come together as pulsating images; small brushstrokes of oil paint accumulate over a series of months to single out seemingly innocuous subjects, such as a hand resting atop patterned fabric (The Hand, 2011) or a deep green cactus reaching upwards from beneath a bed of...

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Colomboscope 2019: Cross Currents and Dissonance Ocula Report Colomboscope 2019: Cross Currents and Dissonance 8 Feb 2019 : Nada Raza for Ocula

On the rooftop of the former Rio Hotel complex in Colombo, it was hard to ignore the high-rise buildings, still under construction, blocking all but a sliver of what used to be an open view over Slave Island, once an island on Beira Lake that housed slaves in the 19th century, and now a downtown suburb. The hotel was set alight during the...

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Contemporary art exhibition, Norio Imai, Material Ecstasy at Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp
24 November 2018–23 February 2019 Norio Imai Material Ecstasy Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp
Contemporary art exhibition, Bae Bien-U, Cycle at Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp
24 November 2018–23 February 2019 Bae Bien-U Cycle Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Show, Group Show at Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp
23 January–23 February 2019 Group Show Group Show Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp

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Jan Fabre takes a seat with the Old Masters in St Petersburg Related Press Jan Fabre takes a seat with the Old Masters in St Petersburg Wallpaper* : 4 November 2016

Jan Fabre likes to say that he’s ‘just a dwarf in the presence of giants’. What he’s driving at with this humble statement is that he follows in the footsteps of Rubens, Van Dyck, Jordaens and the other Flemish masters that originate from his hometown of Antwerp.Often, Fabre presents his own, contemporary work in...

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