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Visions of Brazil: Reimagining Modernity from Tarsila to Sonia Ocula Report Visions of Brazil: Reimagining Modernity from Tarsila to Sonia 18 May 2019 : Fawz Kabra for Ocula

Bridging almost a century of Brazilian art, Visions of Brazil: Reimagining Modernity from Tarsila to Sonia at Blum & Poe in New York (30 April–22 June 2019), hosted in collaboration with Mendes Wood DM, offers a rereading of Brazilian Modernism through the works of artists practising at different times, from the 20th century through to the...

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Reiko Tomii Ocula Conversation Reiko Tomii

In 1969, Horikawa Michio, schoolteacher and member of the artist collective GUN (Group Ultra Niigata), filled out the customs paperwork to mail a one-kilogram river stone from Niigata, the proverbial 'backside of Japan', to President Nixon. In return, Horikawa received a thank you note for this 'most unusual Christmas gift'—a muted anti-war...

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Yun Hyong-keun in Venice: The Artist Behind the Paintings Ocula Report Yun Hyong-keun in Venice: The Artist Behind the Paintings 4 May 2019 : Sherry Paik for Ocula

'He was not a "political" kind of person. He just wanted to be honest and straight. But it was not easy in Korea to live like that,' writes curator Kim Inhye on artist Yun Hyong-keun. For much of his life, Yun lived in proximity to some of the most tumultuous moments in modern Korean history, from which he emerged as a pioneer of abstract...

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Amalia Pica

b. 1978, Argentina

Amalia Pica (b. 1978 Neuquén, Argentina) lives and works in London.

In 2018, Pica has solo exhibitions at Cc Foundation, Shanghai as well as group exhibitions at Hayward Gallery, London and the Hammer Museum, Los Angeles.

In 2017, Pica presented solo exhibitions at The Power Plant, Toronto; Institute of Modern Art, Brisbane; NC Arte, Bogotá, as well as group exhibitions at Folkestone Triennial, Folkestone; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco; Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus; S.M.A.K., Ghent; The Drawing Room, London; FRAC Lorraine, Metz.

In 2016 Pica presented a solo exhibition at Kunstverein Freiburg, Freiburg. Solo shows have also included: Portlligat, El Nuevo Museo de Arte Contemporáneo, Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala, 2015; Instituto de Visión, Bogotá, 2015; Galerie Johann König, Berlin, 2015; La Criée Centre d’art Contemporain, Rennes, 2014; Van Abbemuseum, Eindhoven, 2014; Museo Nacional De Bellas Artes, Neuquén, 2013; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, 2013; List Visual Arts Centre, Cambridge, 2013; Chisenhale Gallery, London, 2012; Modern Art Oxford, Oxford, 2012; Kunsthalle St Gallen, St Gallen, 2012; Malmö Konsthall, Malmö, 2010.

In 2016 Amalia Pica took part in Manifesta 11, Zurich; Gwangju Biennale, Gwangju and The Space Between at MASS MoCA, Massachusetts. Other recent group shows include: Under the Same Sun: Art from Latin America Today, Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Museo Jumex, Mexico City; South London Gallery, London, 2014–2016; Un Nouveau festival / Expanding the Field of Play, Centre Pompidou, Paris, 2015; Adventures of the Black Square, Whitechapel Gallery, London, 2015; Frieze Projects 2015: Tribute to Flux-Labyrinth 1976/2015), Frieze New York (2015); Ruins in Reverse, Tate Modern Project Space, London, 2013; Quiet, Temple Contemporary, Philadelphia, 2013; When Attitudes Became Form Became Attitudes, Museum of Contemporary Art Detroit, Detroit, 2013; Version Control, Arnolfini, Bristol, 2013; The Ungovernables, New Museum, New York, 2012; ILLUMInations, curated by Bice Curiger, 54th Venice Biennale, Venice (2011).

Pica’s work is held in public collections including Tate, London; Guggenheim, New York; Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; Fundação De Serralves, Porto; and Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.

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Featured Artworks

Souvenir 10 by Amalia Pica contemporary artwork Amalia PicaSouvenir 10, 2018 Bronze
24.5 x 20.5 x 7.5 cm
Herald St
Souvenir 9 by Amalia Pica contemporary artwork Amalia PicaSouvenir 9, 2018 Bronze
14 x 11 x 5 cm
Herald St
Souvenir 7 by Amalia Pica contemporary artwork Amalia PicaSouvenir 7, 2017 Bronze
21 x 19 x 5.5 cm
Herald St
Souvenir 6 by Amalia Pica contemporary artwork Amalia PicaSouvenir 6, 2017 Bronze
17 x 20 x 9 cm
Herald St
Joy in paperwork #101-142 by Amalia Pica contemporary artwork Amalia PicaJoy in paperwork #101-142, 2016 Ink on paper
32.8 x 24.2 cm
Herald St
Memorial for Intersections #15 by Amalia Pica contemporary artwork Amalia PicaMemorial for Intersections #15, 2015 Colour coated steel and coloured perspex
154 x 186 x 60 cm
Herald St

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Group Exhibition at Herald St, London
Closed
21 February–24 March 2018 Group Exhibition Group Exhibition Herald St, Museum St, London
Contemporary art exhibition, Curated by Adam Carr, E X I T at rodolphe janssen, Brussels
Closed
22 June–20 July 2017 Curated by Adam Carr E X I T rodolphe janssen, Brussels

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By asking what art 'does,' the curators of the eleventh Gwangju Biennale betray a palpable anxiety about whether the field in which we work makes any meaningful contribution to the societies in which we live. The feeling will be familiar to many of us in these increasingly ugly times, in which to be 'doing' anything other than...

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