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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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Daegu

South Korea

Previous Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Tony Cragg, Tony Cragg at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
8 November 2018–2 February 2019 Tony Cragg Tony Cragg Wooson Gallery, Daegu
Contemporary art exhibition, Choi Byung-So, Choi Byung-So at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
12 July–20 October 2018 Choi Byung-So Choi Byung-So Wooson Gallery, Daegu
Contemporary art exhibition, Sakai Kohta, Sakai Kohta at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
22 March–22 June 2018 Sakai Kohta Sakai Kohta Wooson Gallery, Daegu
Contemporary art exhibition, Lee Kang-So, Becoming 生成 at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
17 October 2017–23 February 2018 Lee Kang-So Becoming 生成 Wooson Gallery, Daegu
Contemporary art exhibition, Maruyama Naofumi, Flowing at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
6 July–15 September 2017 Maruyama Naofumi Flowing Wooson Gallery, Daegu
Contemporary art exhibition, Christiane Löhr, OPUS at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
13 April–24 June 2017 Christiane Löhr OPUS Wooson Gallery, Daegu
Contemporary art exhibition, Wang Yuping, Décadence at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
17 January–24 March 2017 Wang Yuping Décadence Wooson Gallery, Daegu
Contemporary art exhibition, Chun Sungmyung, Swallowing the Shadow at Wooson Gallery, Daegu
6 October–23 December 2016 Chun Sungmyung Swallowing the Shadow Wooson Gallery, Daegu

Galleries In Daegu

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Art Universelle: A Report From Art14 Ocula Report Art Universelle: A Report From Art14 4 Mar 2014 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

Art14 is a young fair, and its premise is what makes it interesting. Launched in 2013 as Art13, the fair made a grand statement on its cultural composition by billing itself as London’s global art fair – the one and only. In 2014, this identity was asserted with a broad, multi-cultural stroke that brought together 180 galleries, 700...

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Abstraction explored at Lee Kang-So at Wooson Gallery, Daegu Related Press Abstraction explored at Lee Kang-So at Wooson Gallery, Daegu Blouin Artinfo : 2 November 2017

Wooson Gallery, Daegu is presenting artist Lee Kang-So's works. Born in 1943 in Daegu, Korea, Lee Kang-So is one of the major artists in the history of Korean conceptual art. During the 1970s, Lee focused on creating mainly performance-based works, but his focus shifted to media including painting, pottery, and photography during the 1980s. Lee is...

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Kimsooja Wins Samsung's Ho-Am Prize for the Arts Related Press Kimsooja Wins Samsung's Ho-Am Prize for the Arts ArtAsiaPacific : 16 June 2015

On June 1, New York-based video artist Kimsooja was awarded the 2015 Ho-Am Prize in Seoul. The prize, established in 1990 by the Korean conglomerate Samsung and named after the pen-name of its late founder Lee Byung-chull, is awarded to “people of Korean heritage who have contributed to the enrichment of culture and arts for humankind.”...

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Contemporary art exhibition, Daegu Art Fair 2017 at Ocula Editions, Auckland
8–12 Nov 2017 Daegu Art Fair 2017

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