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‘An Opera for Animals’ at Rockbund Art Museum Ocula Report ‘An Opera for Animals’ at Rockbund Art Museum 19 Jul 2019 : Penny Liu for Ocula

An Opera for Animals was first staged at Para Site in Hong Kong between 23 March and 2 June 2019, with works by over 48 artists and collectives that use opera as a metaphor for modes of contemporary, cross-disciplinary art-making. The exhibition's second iteration takes up a large portion of the Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) in Shanghai (22 June–25...

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Mandy El-Sayegh: Productive Ambiguity Ocula Conversation Mandy El-Sayegh: Productive Ambiguity

Moving across installation, painting, drawing, and writing, Malaysia-born and London-based artist Mandy El-Sayegh explores the political, social, and economic complexities of humanity, using a mosaic of information—from advertising slogans and pornographic imagery to newspaper articles—that she subjects to processes of layering,...

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Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House Ocula Report Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House 5 Jul 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

Get Up Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House in London (12 June–15 September 2019) surveys more than half a century of black creativity in Britain and beyond across the fields of art, film, photography, music, design, fashion, and literature.Curated by Zak Ové, works by approximately 100 intergenerational black...

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Ahn Kyuchul

b. 1955, South Korea

Ahn Kyuchul graduated from Staatliche Akademie der Bildende Künste Stuttgart in 1995 after completing both undergraduate and graduate programs. He is currently a professor at the School of Visual Arts, Korea National University of Arts. 

Featured Artworks

The Glasses by Ahn Kyuchul contemporary artwork
Ahn KyuchulThe Glasses, 1992/2018 Marble and steel
5.5 x 28 x 15.5 cm
Kukje Gallery
Paddle Chair by Ahn Kyuchul contemporary artwork
Ahn KyuchulPaddle Chair, 2017 Wood
45 x 44.5 x 200 cm
Kukje Gallery

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Ahn Kyuchul, Words Just for You at Kukje Gallery, Seoul
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21 February–16 April 2017 Ahn Kyuchul Words Just for You Kukje Gallery, Seoul

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Conceptual artists say more with less: Ahn Kyuchul and Ryan Gander embrace storytelling in artwork Related Press Conceptual artists say more with less: Ahn Kyuchul and Ryan Gander embrace storytelling in artwork Korea Joongang Daily : 30 March 2017

Conceptual art pieces are often shunned by the non-expert audience, as the works, many of which feature the re-contextualization of everyday objects, tend to lack visual impact and look very dry. And the ideas that they carry tend to be difficult to understand immediately.But the exceptions can be found in two ongoing exhibitions in the art zone...

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Ahn Kyu-chul discovers paradox from everyday objects Related Press Ahn Kyu-chul discovers paradox from everyday objects The Korea Times : 13 March 2017

A chair with legs made of paddles (Paddle Chair), a bicycle with two handlebars and front wheels and the other with two seats and rear wheels (Two Bicycles) and a bell made of felt that cannot produce sound (Silent Bell). These ordinary yet paradoxical objects are part of artist Ahn Kyu-chul's solo exhibit Words Just for You at the Kukje Gallery in...

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