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Havana Biennial 2019: Constructing the Possible Ocula Report Havana Biennial 2019: Constructing the Possible 17 Apr 2019 : Federica Bueti for Ocula

I first visited Havana in November 2016, a few days after Fidel Castro died, and just under a year before Hurricane Irma hit Cuba in September 2017. Since then, much has changed, including the hand-painted signs that punctuate the journey from the airport to the city centre, which today do not celebrate the revolution so much as the 'Unidad y...

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Andrew Stahl and Guo Xiaohui Ocula Conversation Andrew Stahl and Guo Xiaohui

The exhibition Beyond Boundaries at Somerset House in London (12 March–2 April 2019) marked the historic contributions of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing (CAFA) and the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, on the occasion of their 100th and 150th anniversaries, respectively. Spread across several rooms of Somerset House's...

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The National 2019: New Australian Art Ocula Report The National 2019: New Australian Art 13 Apr 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

The National 2019: New Australian Art features work by 70 contemporary Australia-based artists split across three venues: the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), Carriageworks, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) (29 March–21 July 2019), as curated by Isobel Parker Philip, curator of photographs at AGNSW; Daniel Mudie Cunningham,...

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Contemporary art exhibition, Keiji Uematsu, Invisible Force at Simon Lee Gallery, New York
7 March–27 April 2019 Keiji Uematsu Invisible Force Simon Lee Gallery, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Taca Sui, Grotto Heavens at Chambers Fine Art, New York
7 March–27 April 2019 Taca Sui Grotto Heavens Chambers Fine Art, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Pixy Liao, OPEN KIMONO at Chambers Fine Art, New York
7 March–29 April 2019 Pixy Liao OPEN KIMONO Chambers Fine Art, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Barthélémy Toguo, Urban Requiem at Galerie Lelong & Co. New York, New York
15 March–11 May 2019 Barthélémy Toguo Urban Requiem Galerie Lelong & Co. New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Alec Soth, I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating at Sean Kelly, New York
21 March–27 April 2019 Alec Soth I Know How Furiously Your Heart Is Beating Sean Kelly, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Kris Martin, ?DO GEESE SEE GOD? at Sean Kelly, New York
21 March–27 April 2019 Kris Martin ?DO GEESE SEE GOD? Sean Kelly, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Now available on Ocula, April 2019, Now available on Ocula, April 2019 at Gagosian, New York
26 March–30 April 2019 Now available on Ocula, April 2019 Now available on Ocula, April 2019 Gagosian, 980 Madison Avenue, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, André Kertész, Window Views at Bruce Silverstein, New York
28 March–4 May 2019 André Kertész Window Views Bruce Silverstein, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Leon Kossoff, Everyday London at Timothy Taylor, New York
29 March–24 May 2019 Leon Kossoff Everyday London Timothy Taylor, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Lucy + Jorge Orta, Potential Architecture at Jane Lombard Gallery, New York
4 April–11 May 2019 Lucy + Jorge Orta Potential Architecture Jane Lombard Gallery, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Ricardo Mazal, Silence in Prague at Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York
4–27 April 2019 Ricardo Mazal Silence in Prague Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Chelsea, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Esteban Cabeza De Baca, Worlds without Borders at Boers-Li Gallery, New York
5 April–25 May 2019 Esteban Cabeza De Baca Worlds without Borders Boers-Li Gallery, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Richard Learoyd, Curious at Pace Gallery, New York
5 April–7 May 2019 Richard Learoyd Curious Pace Gallery, 32 East 57th Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Raqib Shaw, Landscapes at Pace Gallery, New York
5 April–18 May 2019 Raqib Shaw Landscapes Pace Gallery, 537 West 24th Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, out on a limb at Thomas Erben Gallery, New York
11 April–11 May 2019 Group Exhibition out on a limb Thomas Erben Gallery, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Show, David Zwirner Books Presents The Paris Review Prints Online Viewing Room at David Zwirner, New York
11 April–5 May 2019 Group Show David Zwirner Books Presents The Paris Review Prints Online Viewing Room David Zwirner, 19th Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Alicja Kwade, ParaParticular at 303 Gallery, New York
12 April–18 May 2019 Alicja Kwade ParaParticular 303 Gallery, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Tim Rollins and K.O.S., Workshop at Lehmann Maupin, New York
18 April–15 June 2019 Tim Rollins and K.O.S. Workshop Lehmann Maupin, 536 West 22nd Street
Contemporary art exhibition, John Sonsini, John Sonsini at Miles McEnery Gallery, New York
18 April–24 May 2019 John Sonsini John Sonsini Miles McEnery Gallery, 520 West 21st Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Tomory Dodge, Tomory Dodge at Miles McEnery Gallery, New York
18 April–24 May 2019 Tomory Dodge Tomory Dodge Miles McEnery Gallery, 525 West 22nd Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Jonas Wood, Jonas Wood at Gagosian, New York
24 April–19 July 2019 Jonas Wood Jonas Wood Gagosian, West 24th Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Berna Reale, While You Laugh/Enquanto você ri at Galeria Nara Roesler, New York
24 April–15 June 2019 Berna Reale While You Laugh/Enquanto você ri Galeria Nara Roesler, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Helen Pashgian, In Focus: Helen Pashgian at Lehmann Maupin, New York
25 April–25 May 2019 Helen Pashgian In Focus: Helen Pashgian Lehmann Maupin, 501 West 24th Street
Contemporary art exhibition, Heidi Bucher, The Site of Memory at Lehmann Maupin, New York
25 April–15 June 2019 Heidi Bucher The Site of Memory Lehmann Maupin, 501 West 24th Street
Contemporary art exhibition, Robert Longo, Amerika at Metro Pictures, New York
25 April–25 May 2019 Robert Longo Amerika Metro Pictures, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Paola Pivi, We are the baby gang at Perrotin, New York
25 April–9 June 2019 Paola Pivi We are the baby gang Perrotin, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, John Henderson, Model at Perrotin, New York
25 April–9 June 2019 John Henderson Model Perrotin, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Josh Smith, Emo Jungle at David Zwirner, New York
25 April–15 June 2019 Josh Smith Emo Jungle David Zwirner, 19th Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Lorna Simpson, Darkening at Hauser & Wirth, New York
25 April–26 July 2019 Lorna Simpson Darkening Hauser & Wirth, 22nd Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Piero Manzoni, Materials of His Time at Hauser & Wirth, New York
25 April–26 July 2019 Piero Manzoni Materials of His Time Hauser & Wirth, 22nd Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Carlos Motta, Carlos Motta at P·P·O·W Gallery, New York
25 April–25 May 2019 Carlos Motta Carlos Motta P·P·O·W Gallery, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Corita Kent, Works from the 1960s at Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
26 April–15 June 2019 Corita Kent Works from the 1960s Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Tony Smith, Source, Tau, Throwback at Pace Gallery, New York
26 April–22 June 2019 Tony Smith Source, Tau, Throwback Pace Gallery, 510 West 25th Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Soto, Soto. Vibrations, 1960 – 1961 at Hauser & Wirth, New York
29 April–26 July 2019 Soto Soto. Vibrations, 1960 – 1961 Hauser & Wirth, 69th Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Jeff Wall, Jeff Wall at Gagosian, New York
30 April–22 June 2019 Jeff Wall Jeff Wall Gagosian, West 21st Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Sean Scully, PAN at Lisson Gallery, New York
30 April–8 June 2019 Sean Scully PAN Lisson Gallery, West 24th Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Sean Scully, PAN at Lisson Gallery, New York
30 April–8 June 2019 Sean Scully PAN Lisson Gallery, 10th Avenue, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, De Wain Valentine, De Wain Valentine at Almine Rech, New York
30 April–8 June 2019 De Wain Valentine De Wain Valentine Almine Rech, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Chris Ofili, Dangerous Liaisons at David Zwirner, New York
1 May–15 June 2019 Chris Ofili Dangerous Liaisons David Zwirner, 69th Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Tayeba Lipi, This is What I Look(ed) Like at Sundaram Tagore Gallery, New York
2 May–1 June 2019 Tayeba Lipi This is What I Look(ed) Like Sundaram Tagore Gallery, Chelsea, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Pablo Picasso, Picasso’s Women: Fernande to Jacqueline at Gagosian, New York
2 May–22 June 2019 Pablo Picasso Picasso’s Women: Fernande to Jacqueline Gagosian, 980 Madison Avenue, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Henrik Olesen, Henrik Olesen at Galerie Buchholz, New York
2 May–28 June 2019 Henrik Olesen Henrik Olesen Galerie Buchholz, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Desert Painters from Australia at Gagosian, New York
3 May–3 July 2019 Group Exhibition Desert Painters from Australia Gagosian, 976 Madison Avenue, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Kim Yong-Ik, Speaking of Latter Genesis at Tina Kim Gallery, New York
3 May–15 June 2019 Kim Yong-Ik Speaking of Latter Genesis Tina Kim Gallery, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, John Baldessari, John Baldessari at Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
3 May–15 June 2019 John Baldessari John Baldessari Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Tino Sehgal, Tino Sehgal at Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
3 May–15 June 2019 Tino Sehgal Tino Sehgal Marian Goodman Gallery, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Group exhibition, CHAMBERS REVIEW II at Chambers Fine Art, New York
3 May–22 June 2019 Group exhibition CHAMBERS REVIEW II Chambers Fine Art, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Group exhibition, Needlepoint at Chambers Fine Art, New York
3 May–22 June 2019 Group exhibition Needlepoint Chambers Fine Art, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Joan Mitchell, I carry my landscapes around with me at David Zwirner, New York
3 May–22 June 2019 Joan Mitchell I carry my landscapes around with me David Zwirner, 20th Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Idris Khan, Blue Rhythms at Sean Kelly, New York
4 May–22 June 2019 Idris Khan Blue Rhythms Sean Kelly, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Constantin Brancusi, Brancusi's Flowers at Bruce Silverstein, New York
16 May–29 June 2019 Constantin Brancusi Brancusi's Flowers Bruce Silverstein, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Prunella Clough, Blast at P·P·O·W Gallery, New York
30 May–28 June 2019 Prunella Clough Blast P·P·O·W Gallery, New York

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The Armory Show 2019 Ocula Photolog The Armory Show 2019 11 March 2019

'The Armory Show features presentations by leading international galleries, innovative artist commissions and dynamic public programs. Since its founding in 1994, The Armory Show has served as a nexus for the art world, inspiring dialogue, discovery and patronage in the visual arts.' –The Armory Show Press Release (March 2019).

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Independent New York 2019 Ocula Photolog Independent New York 2019 11 March 2019

'Independent New York's selected participants represent the art world's most creative and inspired curatorial visions from a cross-section of emerging, mid-career and established programs from around the world. Independent is curating a forum that is an authentic reflection of the gallery landscape and encourages innovative approaches to fair...

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Nari Ward Ocula Conversation Nari Ward

Nari Ward has witnessed his neighbourhood transform. Harlem, once neglected and teeming with creative energy but rampant with drugs, crime, and wreckage, has become home to organic groceries, high-end cafés, and high-income housing. It is a symptom of many gentrifying neighbourhoods in New York, whereby high-earning populations replace lower-income...

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Armory Week Lowdown: Shows to See Ocula Report Armory Week Lowdown: Shows to See 2 Mar 2019 : Sharmistha Ray for Ocula

The Armory Show opens to the public on 7 March (running to 10 March 2019)—just about a week after the fair relocated a portion of its 194 exhibitors due to structural issues found in Pier 92, forcing its sister fair Volta to cancel its 2019 show so that Armory could occupy its Pier 90 venue. Despite the upheaval, New York's art week is going...

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Net Art's Archival Poetics at the New Museum Ocula Report Net Art's Archival Poetics at the New Museum 23 Feb 2019 : Banyi Huang for Ocula

How should net art be classified, historicised, and exhibited, when time has elapsed between its initial production and its latter presentation? On view at the New Museum from 22 January to 26 May 2019, The Art Happens Here: Net Art's Archival Poetics presents 16 seminal artworks from Net Art Anthology, an ambitious two-year initiative undertaken...

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Bob Monk Ocula Conversation Bob Monk

Born in 1923 to European immigrants in Washington D.C., Richard Artschwager is a sculptor and painter known for his enigmatic and idiosyncratic style that straddles various movements, yet belongs to none. He studied biology and mathematics at Cornell University and, after a stint in the army in World War II, pursued art as an interest while...

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Asia Contemporary Art Week 2018 Ocula Photolog
In partnership with Asia Contemporary Art Week
Asia Contemporary Art Week 2018 18 September 2018

As a remarkable testimony to the field's growing prominence in New York and the art scene at large, the 13th edition of Asia Contemporary Art Week highlights 150+ acclaimed and emerging artists through timely exhibitions and retrospectives by individual artists and artist collectives from recent to modern history, along with ACAW's newly conceived...

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New York Autumn Exhibitions: The Lowdown Ocula Report New York Autumn Exhibitions: The Lowdown 14 Sep 2018 : Jareh Das for Ocula

The autumn exhibition season has officially kicked off in New York, with countless solo and group exhibitions featuring emerging, mid-career, and established artists, with some exhibiting works in the US for the first time. With a host of exhibitions to choose from, including a series of stellar museum exhibitions whose runs are nearing completion,...

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Capturing the Unfathomable Cosmos on the Met Museum’s Rooftop Related Press Capturing the Unfathomable Cosmos on the Met Museum’s Rooftop Hyperallergic : 19 April 2019

High above the trees of Central Park, Alicja Kwade has created a celestial ode to infinitude. Theories of the multiverse have perforated the public's perception of spacetime in recent years, drawing us all into the metaphysical wormhole of alternate realities and branching paths through comic books (Marvel and DC), movies (Butterfly Effect, Sliding...

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Felix Gonzalez-Torres Billboard Returns to New York for 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Related Press Felix Gonzalez-Torres Billboard Returns to New York for 50th Anniversary of Stonewall Hyperallergic : 11 April 2019

There are only two lines of text on the pitch-black billboard Felix Gonzalez-Torres debuted in 1989, but every word bears the weight of LGBTQ history:People With AIDS Coalition 1985 Police Harassment 1969 Oscar Wilde 1895 Supreme Court 1986 Harvey Milk 1977 March on Washington 1987 Stonewall Rebellion 1969

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The Colors of the Sixties Related Press The Colors of the Sixties Hyperallergic : 6 April 2019

The eighth floor of the Whitney Museum of American Art, as David Breslin, the Director of the Collection, sees it, is 'a place for surprises.'The elegant spaces of the museum's top floor, catching the light off the river through its skylights and glass walls, have felt enchanted ever since it opened in 2015 with the Early Modernist 'Forms...

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VERNE DAWSON: Paintings at Eva Presenhuber, New York Related Press VERNE DAWSON: Paintings at Eva Presenhuber, New York Arte Fuse : 4 April 2019

Eva Presenhuber is currently showing an exhibition of new works by the American painter Verne Dawson. This is the artist's fifth solo show with the gallery. A concurrent exhibition of new paintings will take place at Gavin Brown's Enterprise from March 3 to April 14, 2019.

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New York Art Galleries: What to See Right Now Related Press New York Art Galleries: What to See Right Now The New York Times : 3 April 2019

'Détournement' means taking an existing artwork or artifact and transforming it into something wiser, funnier and cooler, as evidenced in the show Strategic Vandalism: The Legacy of Asger Jorn's Modification Paintings, at Petzel Gallery.Jorn, a Danish artist associated with the Situationist International group in Paris in the '50s, was a master of...

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Joe Andoe: Jubilee City Related Press Joe Andoe: Jubilee City The Brooklyn Rail : 2 April 2019

Since the election of President Trump, there has been a fascination with anything that might explain flyover America to the urban elite. J.D. Vance's Hillbilly Elegy and Tara Westover's Educated are best selling memoirs of escape from Middletown, Ohio, and southeastern Idaho, respectively, each author detailing the dysfunction of families and...

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Günther Förg: Works from 1986 – 2007 Related Press Günther Förg: Works from 1986 – 2007 The Brooklyn Rail : 2 April 2019

Hauser & Wirth's exhibition Günther Förg: Works from 1986 – 2007 presents painting, sculpture, and photography by the German artist, whose estate is now represented by the gallery, in a new institutional setting. Förg, who died on his birthday in 2013 at the age of 61, experimented with mimicry in his exploration of mid-20th century painting,...

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Judy Pfaff at Miles McEnery Related Press Judy Pfaff at Miles McEnery Art in America : 1 April 2019

Judy Pfaff's recent show featured five major wall reliefs (all 2018) that resemble discrete exhibitions unto themselves. The series is titled 'Quartet,' with works numbered one through four and a fifth designated Quartet + 1.

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