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Pierre Huyghe: The Artist as Director Ocula Conversation Pierre Huyghe: The Artist as Director

Pierre Huyghe is a producer of spectacular and memorable enigmas, with works that function more like mirages than as objects. Abyssal Plain (2015–ongoing), his contribution to the 2015 Istanbul Biennial, curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, was installed on the seabed of the Marmara Sea, some 20 metres below the surface of the water and close to...

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MoMA Expansion: Once the Modern, Always the Modern Ocula Report MoMA Expansion: Once the Modern, Always the Modern 29 Nov 2019 : Mohammad Salemy for Ocula

In the early decades of its existence, New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), founded in 1929, transformed from a philanthropic project modestly housed in a few rooms of the Heckscher Building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street, to an alleged operating node in the United States' cultural struggle during the cold war, and one of the...

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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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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 K1, Kukje Gallery

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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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