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Thao Nguyen Phan: Dangerous Optimism Ocula Conversation Thao Nguyen Phan: Dangerous Optimism Tessa Moldan, Brussels

With Monsoon Melody on view at WIELS, Brussels, her largest solo exhibition to date, Thao Nguyen Phan discusses her transition to film to explore colonial legacies and ecological destruction in Vietnam.

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Frieze Los Angeles: Shows to See Ocula Report Frieze Los Angeles: Shows to See Tessa Moldan, Los Angeles

Los Angeles' art scene has a lot to offer during Frieze Los Angeles, with galleries, non-profits, and museums gearing up for the fair's second edition between 14 and 17 February 2020. In this Ocula Lowdown, Tessa Moldan lists a selection of the city's must-see shows.

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Jaki Irvine's Manifesto on Life at Kerlin Gallery, Dublin Ocula Insight Jaki Irvine's Manifesto on Life at Kerlin Gallery, Dublin Apoorva Rajagopal, Dublin

Ack Ro' , Jaki Irvine's reflection on the fragility of life at Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, is an 'ambitious, holistic installation' staged like a 'wild disarray of interconnected yet fragmented pieces'.

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(1928 - 2005), France

Arman Biography

Franco-American artist Arman was born in Nice in 1928 and died in New York in 2005. A founder and leading figure of the Nouveau Réalisme movement, he created a new aesthetic based on the object. A painter and sculptor known for his ‘accumulations’, he made direct use of manufactured objects. His work questions consumer society and the loss of the object’s identity, centring on two imperatives: the need to keep objects, and the need to destroy them.

Arman Featured Artworks

Quartier Latin by Arman contemporary artwork
ArmanQuartier Latin, 1969Resin, metal keys and acrylic
44.5 x 30.5 x 5.1 cm
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Minutes by Arman contemporary artwork
ArmanMinutes, 1991Accumulation of alarm clocks in aluminium compartments
181 x 131 x 10 cm
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An Art Show for Food Lovers Related Press An Art Show for Food Lovers 18 November 2019, The New York Times

Artists have illustrated food and drink throughout the ages. An exhibition, What’s for Dinner? A Brief History of Food in Art, surveys 20 th -century interpretations by more than 30 artists. It includes works by Édouard Vuillard, Georges Braque, Kazimir Malevich, Arman, Robert Indiana, Louise Nevelson and Anh Duong.

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