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Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide Ocula Conversation Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide

Ongoing since 2012, the Real DMZ Project interrogates the demilitarised zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea through annual, research-based exhibitions that bring together the works of Korean and international artists. Sunjung Kim, the independent curator behind the project, conceived the idea of exploring the DMZ while curating Japanese artist...

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Sydney Lowdown: Exhibitions to See Ocula Report Sydney Lowdown: Exhibitions to See 6 Sep 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

The fifth edition of Sydney Contemporary will take place once again at Carriageworks between 12 and 15 September 2019, with Spring 1883 bringing together a cohort of 27 galleries from across Australia and the region to inhabit rooms at the Establishment Hotel from 11 to 14 September 2019, uniquely presenting contemporary works propped up on...

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Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum Ocula Insight | Video Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum 16 August 2019

Mark Bradford walks through Mark Bradford: Los Angeles Mark Bradford: Los Angeles at the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai (27 July–13 October 2019) is the artist's largest solo exhibition to date in China. In this video for Ocula, Bradford and Diana Nawi, curator of the show, walk through selected works that convey the artist's concerns with...

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Contemporary art exhibition, Emma Summerton, Landed at Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich
30 August–23 November 2019 Emma Summerton Landed Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Showroom at Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich
29 August–23 November 2019 Group Exhibition Showroom Christophe Guye Galerie, Zurich
Contemporary art exhibition, Maria Lassnig, Zarter Mittelpunkt / Delicate Centre at Hauser & Wirth, Zurich
12 October–21 December 2019 Maria Lassnig Zarter Mittelpunkt / Delicate Centre Hauser & Wirth, Zürich

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Wirklichkeit ist, was wir aus ihr machen. Und Künstler sein heisst Fragen stellen Related Press Wirklichkeit ist, was wir aus ihr machen. Und Künstler sein heisst Fragen stellen Neue Zürcher Zeitung : 14 June 2019

Vielleicht ist Kunst der Dampf, der entweicht, wenn sich der Alltag aus der Wirklichkeit zurückzieht. Oder eher die Schlacke, die liegen bleibt, wenn der Dunst sich verzogen hat? Für Stephen Willats wäre das keine Frage: Schlacke, klar. Aber Kunst? Davon würde Willats lieber nicht reden. Ein Künstler wollte der 75-jährige Brite eigentlich nie sein....

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Jean Dubuffet at Hauser & Wirth Zurich — madness in the metropolis Related Press Jean Dubuffet at Hauser & Wirth Zurich — madness in the metropolis Financial Times : 14 June 2018

An inscription at the confluence of Zurich's two rivers, the Limmat and the Sihl, asks 'Yssel that the limmat?' before recommending 'legging a jig or so on the sihl'. It's a quotation from James Joyce's Finnegans Wake, resonant for a city where art has thrived on exquisite mimicries of insanity: Dada was born here, the anarchic Cabaret Voltaire...

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Jean Dubuffet: An Urban Imagination Related Video & Audio Jean Dubuffet: An Urban Imagination Hauser & Wirth : 7 June 2018

Curator Dr Sophie Berrebi introduces Jean Dubuffet and the City at Hauser & Wirth Zürich, the first presentation that focuses on exploring the role of the city in Dubuffet's four decades of artistic accomplishments, highlighting the artist's shifting depiction of urban characters, and the visual and experiential dynamism of Paris that...

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An Extensive Overview of Six Decades of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s Career at Galerie Gmurzynska Related Press An Extensive Overview of Six Decades of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s Career at Galerie Gmurzynska Arte Fuse : 5 June 2018

Galerie Gmurzynska is proudly presenting for the first time in Zurich in both gallery spaces an extensive selection of sculpture, drawings, photographs and archival material, with 27 works in total, celebrating and documenting Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s extraordinary career, stretching from their first seminal projects realized after relocating to...

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Spiegelgasse (Mirror Alley) Curated by Gianni Jetzer, Hauser & Wirth London Related Video & Audio Spiegelgasse (Mirror Alley) Curated by Gianni Jetzer, Hauser & Wirth London Hauser & Wirth : 21 May 2018

Referring to the address of Cabaret Voltaire–the birthplace of Dada in Zurich, Switzerland–Spiegelgasse (Mirror Alley) presents the works of Swiss artists from the 1930s to the present day and is curated by Gianni Jetzer. Taking historiographical cues from the literal translation of the street name, the exhibition tracks art history not as an...

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Keith Tyson. BIG DATA (PAINTINGS 2012 – 2018), Hauser & Wirth Zürich Related Video & Audio Keith Tyson. BIG DATA (PAINTINGS 2012 – 2018), Hauser & Wirth Zürich Hauser & Wirth : 29 March 2018
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Anj Smith. If not, Winter, Hauser & Wirth Zürich Related Video & Audio Anj Smith. If not, Winter, Hauser & Wirth Zürich Hauser & Wirth : 29 March 2018
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