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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, Amar Kanwar, Such a Morning at Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
12 January–7 March 2019 Amar Kanwar Such a Morning Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Artur Lescher, Asterismos at Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
12 January–23 February 2019 Artur Lescher Asterismos Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Daniel Dezeuze, Sous un certain angle at Templon, Paris
12 January–9 March 2019 Daniel Dezeuze Sous un certain angle Templon, 30 rue Beaubourg, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Jitish Kallat, Phase Transition at Templon, Paris
12 January–9 March 2019 Jitish Kallat Phase Transition Templon, 28 Grenier Saint-Lazare, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Mr., Mr.'s Melancholy Walk Around the Town at Perrotin, Paris
19 January–9 March 2019 Mr. Mr.'s Melancholy Walk Around the Town Perrotin, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Jannis Kounellis, Les manteaux at Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris
24 January–9 March 2019 Jannis Kounellis Les manteaux Galerie Lelong & Co., 13 Rue de Téhéran
Contemporary art exhibition, David Hockney, New Photographic Drawings at Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris
24 January–9 March 2019 David Hockney New Photographic Drawings Galerie Lelong & Co., 13 Rue de Téhéran
Contemporary art exhibition, Jaume Plensa, New prints at Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris
24 January–9 March 2019 Jaume Plensa New prints Galerie Lelong & Co., 13 Rue de Téhéran
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Group Exhibition at Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris
24 January–2 March 2019 Group Exhibition Group Exhibition Galerie Lelong & Co., 38 avenue Matignon
Contemporary art exhibition, Jean-Baptiste Huynh, Woman - Portrait de la beauté at Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris
18 February–11 May 2019 Jean-Baptiste Huynh Woman - Portrait de la beauté Galerie Lelong & Co., 38 avenue Matignon
Contemporary art exhibition, Wade Guyton, Natural Wine at Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
23 February–6 April 2019 Wade Guyton Natural Wine Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Ellsworth Kelly, Ellsworth Kelly at Cahiers d'Art, Paris
25 February–15 April 2019 Ellsworth Kelly Ellsworth Kelly Cahiers d'Art, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Brian Calvin, Brian Calvin at Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
9 March–6 April 2019 Brian Calvin Brian Calvin Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Nancy Spero, The Warriors at Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris
14 March–11 May 2019 Nancy Spero The Warriors Galerie Lelong & Co., 13 Rue de Téhéran
Contemporary art exhibition, Barry Flanagan, Solutions imaginaires at Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris
14 March–11 May 2019 Barry Flanagan Solutions imaginaires Galerie Lelong & Co., 13 Rue de Téhéran
Contemporary art exhibition, Jean Dubuffet, Estampes at Galerie Lelong & Co., Paris
14 March–11 May 2019 Jean Dubuffet Estampes Galerie Lelong & Co., 13 Rue de Téhéran
Contemporary art exhibition, Giulio Paolini, Giulio Paolini at Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
15 March–11 May 2019 Giulio Paolini Giulio Paolini Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Kim Chong Hak, Kim Chong Hak at Perrotin, Paris
16 March–11 May 2019 Kim Chong Hak Kim Chong Hak Perrotin, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Otani Workshop, Otani Workshop at Perrotin, Paris
16 March–11 May 2019 Otani Workshop Otani Workshop Perrotin, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Jean-Michel Othoniel at Perrotin, Paris
16 March–8 June 2019 Jean-Michel Othoniel Jean-Michel Othoniel Perrotin, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Abdelkader Benchamma, Engramme at Templon, Paris
16 March–11 May 2019 Abdelkader Benchamma Engramme Templon, 30 rue Beaubourg, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Anthony Caro, Jules Olitski, Les années 70 - 80 at Templon, Paris
16 March–11 May 2019 Anthony Caro, Jules Olitski Les années 70 - 80 Templon, 28 Grenier Saint-Lazare, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Bernard Frize, Bernard Frize at Perrotin, Paris
18 May–14 August 2019 Bernard Frize Bernard Frize Perrotin, Paris

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Asia Now, FIAC and Paris Internationale: A walk-through Ocula Report Asia Now, FIAC and Paris Internationale: A walk-through 26 Oct 2018 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

Located next to the Japanese embassy, it was only a matter of time before Japan would become the focus of Asia Now's annual Platform, with the nation-wide Japonismes 2018 offering a catalyst to do so. The Japanese Platform for the 4th Asia Now (17–21 October 2018) was organised by Emmanuelle de Montgazon, associate curator of the Japanese Season at...

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Asia Now 2018 Ocula Photolog Asia Now 2018 19 October 2018

'Founded by Claude Fain and Alexandra Fain, ASIA NOW aims to present the new perspectives and issues for contemporary Asian art and its market: the value of its artists, its potential for development and its rising stars.'–Asia Now Paris (17–21 October 2018).

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Asia Now ... and beyond: Paris Art Week 2017 Ocula Report Asia Now ... and beyond: Paris Art Week 2017 2 Nov 2017 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

There was high drama at the third edition of Asia Now in Paris (18–22 October 2017), this year showcasing 30 galleries from Asia and the Western world. Not least because of the location where Europe's first boutique fair dedicated to contemporary Asian art is staged: the grand 19th-century Les Salons Hoche.Screening at Choi & Lager was Kelvin...

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Human not beast: Art in an anxious Paris Ocula Report Human not beast: Art in an anxious Paris 17 Nov 2016 : Elliat Albrecht for Ocula

Following on from the spectacle of Frieze London, contemporary art fair FIAC took place in Paris from 20 - 23 October. 186 international galleries mounted booths in the Grand and Petit Palais, with larger artworks shown in the pedestrianised Avenue Winston Churchill between the two historical buildings. Preceding the fair’s opening, there...

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Breaking preconceived ideas of ‘Asian art’: ASIA NOW in Paris Ocula Report Breaking preconceived ideas of ‘Asian art’: ASIA NOW in Paris 3 Nov 2016 : Elliat Albrecht for Ocula

The second edition of ASIA NOW, the annual fair dedicated to contemporary Asian art, took place from 19 - 23 October in Paris. That was also the week that the Grand and Petit Palais were teeming with collectors and gallerists for major international art fair FIAC. The timing was certainly no coincidence: ASIA NOW aims to encourage European...

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FIAC Paris 2016 Ocula Photolog FIAC Paris 2016 20 October 2016

Built for the 1900 World Fair and listed as an historic monument, the Grand Palais accommodates under the largest glass ceiling in Europe over 1.5 million visitors per year during events dedicated to contemporary creation and innovation. Like its neighbour, the Petit Palais was also built for the 1900 World Fair and became the Musée des...

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Asia Now 2016 Ocula Photolog Asia Now 2016 20 October 2016

For its second edition, Asia Now is broadening perspectives on contemporary Asian art and its growing market, showcasing both established and emerging artists to demonstrate its value and potential. Asia Now gathers over 30 galleries, representing artists from more than 12 Asian territories including Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan,...

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A report from ASIA NOW Ocula Report A report from ASIA NOW 30 Oct 2015 : Anna Dickie for Ocula

When details of the new Parisian art fair, ASIA NOW, were announced only very shortly before its inaugural opening on 20th October 2015, it appeared as though the fair might be a last minute job. Yet, it has, according to numerous accounts, been a very successful fair: carefully planned and organised, and well attended by collectors genuinely...

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MADSAKI 'French Fries with Mayo', Perrotin Paris Related Video & Audio MADSAKI 'French Fries with Mayo', Perrotin Paris Perrotin : 7 December 2018

Video of the exhibition French Fries with Mayo at Perrotin Paris, September 6–September 22© Nikolaï Saoulski

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Sophie Calle 'Parce que' & 'Souris Calle', Perrotin Paris Related Video & Audio Sophie Calle 'Parce que' & 'Souris Calle', Perrotin Paris Perrotin : 7 December 2018

Vidéo de l'exposition Parce que et Souris Calle à Perrotin Paris13 octobre-22 décembre

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Perrotin x Numéro Art Related Video & Audio Perrotin x Numéro Art Perrotin : 7 December 2018

Video of Perrotin and Numero Art Fiac Party at Le ConsulatWednesday October 17, 2018

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Leslie Hewitt Solo Show, Perrotin Paris Related Video & Audio Leslie Hewitt Solo Show, Perrotin Paris Perrotin : 3 December 2018

Video of the exhibition Rooms Greet People by Name by Artie Vierkant Perrotin New York March 3-April 8, 2018Video of the solo exhibition of Leslie Hewitt at Perrotin ParisSeptember 6-22, 2018

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Laurent Grasso 'OttO', Perrotin Paris Related Video & Audio Laurent Grasso 'OttO', Perrotin Paris Perrotin : 3 December 2018

Laurent Grasso OttO at Perrotin ParisSeptember 6-October 6, 2018

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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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