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Hito Steyerl: How To Build a Sustainable Art World Ocula Conversation Hito Steyerl: How To Build a Sustainable Art World

'A Picture of War is Not War', we read in Hito Steyerl's iconic film November (2004), an essayistic Super 8 film tackling the definition of terrorism constructed around the figure of the artist's best friend Andrea Wolf, who was killed as a terrorist in 1998 in Eastern Anatolia after she joined the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party). Mixing documentary...

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Aichi to Okayama: Art in Japan Looks to the Future Ocula Report Aichi to Okayama: Art in Japan Looks to the Future 11 Oct 2019 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

There has been a flurry of triennial and biennial art activity in Japan this year. The Aichi Triennale opened in Nagoya this August, sparking a national debate about the shutting down of a display of formerly censored works—the result of public backlash against a burnt image of Emperor Hirohito and a statue commemorating the women forced into...

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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, Jong Oh, Sunstone at Sabrina Amrani Gallery, Madrid
12 September–21 December 2019 Jong Oh Sunstone Sabrina Amrani Gallery, Sallaberry, 52
Contemporary art exhibition, Babak Golkar, The Elephant (an Intermission) at Sabrina Amrani Gallery, Madrid
12 September–21 December 2019 Babak Golkar The Elephant (an Intermission) Sabrina Amrani Gallery, Madera, 23

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Total Abstraction: A Report From Art Basel Miami Beach Ocula Report Total Abstraction: A Report From Art Basel Miami Beach 11 Dec 2013 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

General consensus? This years edition of Art Basel in Miami Beach was better than the last. Everything was “more” – more vibrancy, daring choices, and a more buoyant market. The Public program at Collin’s Park was a complete success, featuring performance pieces by artists including Ryan McNamara, Mungo Thomson and David...

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Aes+F Ocula Conversation Aes+F Artists, Russia

AES+F explore modern technology, cinema, fashion, advertising and popular cultures obsession with youth and beauty. Blurring the lines between reality and fantasy and history and time their hyper-realistic images are both seductive, and alarming.The collective was first formed in 1987 as AES (a collaboration between Tatiana Arzamasova, Lev...

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Suhanya Raffel Ocula Conversation Suhanya Raffel Acting Director at the Queensland Art Gallery / Gallery of Modern Art

Suhanya Raffel is Acting Director of the Queensland Art Gallery/Gallery of Modern Art in Brisbane, Australia, and responsible for creative and curatorial development of the exhibition and program initiatives. Previously as Deputy Director she was instrumental in the realisation of major exhibitions including Andy Warhol in 2007-08, The China...

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Yayoi Kusama At Moca Shanghai Related Press Yayoi Kusama At Moca Shanghai Julie Chun for Randian / 27 February 2014 : 3 March 2014

If numbers are the only indicator, the long queue outside the Museum of Contemporary Art (MoCA) on the opening day of Yayoi Kusama’s solo exhibition signaled it as an astounding success before anyone even made it through the door. Braving the frigid damp December chill, a diverse crowd of young and old, foreigners and Chinese, patiently...

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