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Jess Johnson: Worlds Within Worlds Ocula Conversation Jess Johnson: Worlds Within Worlds

Geometric patterns, anthropomorphic characters, architectural spatial environments, and relics of the ancient world appear throughout Jess Johnson's artworks.Johnson's solo art-ventures began in drawing, but her long-term collaborative relationship with animator Simon Ward brings her drawings to life in videos and virtual reality. The animator has...

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Melati Suryodarmo: Performance Art as Trigger Ocula Conversation Melati Suryodarmo: Performance Art as Trigger

In 2012, Melati Suryodarmo opened Studio Plesungan in her native Surakarta, also known as Solo, the historic royal capital of the Mataram Empire of Java in Indonesia. Suryodarmo had returned to Indonesia from Germany, where she studied Butoh and choreography with Butoh dancer and choreographer Anzu Furukawa, time-based media with avantgarde...

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Lagos Biennial 2019: Stories from Africa’s most Populous City Ocula Report Lagos Biennial 2019: Stories from Africa’s most Populous City 15 Nov 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

Under the direction of Folakunle Oshun, the second edition of the Lagos Biennial (26 October–23 November 2019) includes works by over 40 Lagos-based and international artists, architects, and collectives. Curated by architect Tosin Oshinowo, curator and producer Oyindamola Fakeye, and assistant curator of photography at the Art Institute of...

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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight | Video
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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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Contemporary art exhibition, Ursula von Rydingsvard, GDY ONA - When She at Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, Paris
21 November 2019–11 January 2020 Ursula von Rydingsvard GDY ONA - When She Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, 13 Rue de Téhéran
Contemporary art exhibition, Juan Uslé, Lines & horizons at Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, Paris
21 November 2019–18 January 2020 Juan Uslé Lines & horizons Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, 13 Rue de Téhéran
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Prints at Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, Paris
21 November 2019–18 January 2020 Group Exhibition Prints Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, 13 Rue de Téhéran
Contemporary art exhibition, Fabienne Verdier, Autour d’un timbre at Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, Paris
21 November 2019–18 January 2020 Fabienne Verdier Autour d’un timbre Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, 38 Avenue Matignon
Contemporary art exhibition, Dan Graham, New Work at Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
7 November 2019–11 January 2020 Dan Graham New Work Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Mieko Meguro, Manga Dan, Sharaku Moments at Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
7 November 2019–11 January 2020 Mieko Meguro Manga Dan, Sharaku Moments Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Jonathan Meese, Meese Haute Couture (La Haute Couture de l'Avenir s'appelle Sommeil) at Templon, Paris
26 October–21 December 2019 Jonathan Meese Meese Haute Couture (La Haute Couture de l'Avenir s'appelle Sommeil) Templon, 28 Grenier Saint-Lazare, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Oda Jaune, Beyond Gravity at Templon, Paris
26 October–21 December 2019 Oda Jaune Beyond Gravity Templon, 30 rue Beaubourg, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Takashi Murakami, Baka at Perrotin, Paris
16 October–21 December 2019 Takashi Murakami Baka Perrotin, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Raymond Pettibon, Frenchette at David Zwirner, Paris
16 October–23 November 2019 Raymond Pettibon Frenchette David Zwirner, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Spencer Sweeney, Smalls at Gagosian, Paris
14 October–20 December 2019 Spencer Sweeney Smalls Gagosian, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Urs Fischer, Leo at Gagosian, Paris
14 October–20 December 2019 Urs Fischer Leo Gagosian, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Gabriel de la Mora, ÉCHO at Perrotin, Paris
12 October–21 December 2019 Gabriel de la Mora ÉCHO Perrotin, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Josh Sperling, So It Goes at Perrotin, Paris
12 October–21 December 2019 Josh Sperling So It Goes Perrotin, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Park Seo-Bo, Écriture at Perrotin, Paris
12 October–21 December 2019 Park Seo-Bo Écriture Perrotin, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Mona Hatoum, Mona Hatoum at Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
12 October–21 December 2019 Mona Hatoum Mona Hatoum Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Thu Van Tran, Trail Dust at Almine Rech, Paris
23 November–21 December 2019 Thu Van Tran Trail Dust Almine Rech, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Dan Flavin, Dan Flavin at David Zwirner, Paris
30 November 2019–1 February 2020 Dan Flavin Dan Flavin David Zwirner, 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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Prune Nourry Catharsis - Galerie Templon Related Video & Audio Prune Nourry Catharsis - Galerie Templon Templon : 16 September 2019

PRUNE NOURRYCatharsis7 SEPTEMBER—19 OCTOBER 2019Galerie Templon, Paris Grenier Saint Lazare© Sylvie Boulloud

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Valerio Adami - Les années 80 Related Video & Audio Valerio Adami - Les années 80 Templon : 16 September 2019

VALERIO ADAMILes années 807 SEPTEMBER—19 OCTOBER 2019Galerie Templon - Paris Beaubourg© Sylvie Boulloud

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Kehinde Wiley’s Tahitian works — an island idyll seen through a fresh lens Related Press Kehinde Wiley’s Tahitian works — an island idyll seen through a fresh lens Financial Times : 30 May 2019

On the island idyll, the artist has immersed himself in the lives and ways of the Mahu, a centuries-old community made up of transgender women (Mahu is the traditional Polynesian classification of people of a third gender). The result is a new series of paintings and a video installation on show at Galerie Templon in Paris, focused on this...

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Tahiti - Kehinde Wiley Related Video & Audio Tahiti - Kehinde Wiley Templon : 23 May 2019

© Sylvie BoulloudGalerie Templon, ParisKEDINDE WILEYTahiti - Kehinde Wiley18 May—20 July 2019GALERIE TEMPLON, PARIS – GRENIER SAINT LAZARE

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Bonaparte comes to Brooklyn: Napoleonic paintings by Kehinde Wiley and Jacques-Louis David to be united Related Press Bonaparte comes to Brooklyn: Napoleonic paintings by Kehinde Wiley and Jacques-Louis David to be united The Art Newspaper : 21 May 2019

Jacques-Louis David’s celebrated 19th-century portrait of Napoleon on horseback will be shown alongside the US artist Kehinde Wiley’s dramatic homage to David’s painting for the first time this autumn. Both works go on show at Château de Malmaison in western Paris this autumn (9 October—6 January 2020), formerly Napoleon Bonaparte’s private...

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Kehinde Wiley, le peintre qui magnifie les communautés marginaliséesa Related Press Kehinde Wiley, le peintre qui magnifie les communautés marginaliséesa Le Monde Magazine : 17 May 2019

Costume trois-pièces, main droite sur la poitrine, main gauche sur un sceptre d’autorité. Sur son site Internet, Kehinde Wiley, 42 ans, prend crânement la pose, au risque du ridicule.Qu’on se rassure, le peintre américain, qui expose à Paris à partir du 18 mai, n’a pas la grosse tête. S’il mime un propriétaire terrien ou un aristocrate européen...

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Stone Fruit and Paper Insects: Erika Verzutti’s Play with the Soft and the Hard Related Press Stone Fruit and Paper Insects: Erika Verzutti’s Play with the Soft and the Hard Frieze : 7 March 2019

For the past couple of years, the arrival of spring has coincided with the transformation of the Centre Pompidou's South Galleries into a laboratory for experiments at the crossroads of art and new technologies.

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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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