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Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber Ocula Report Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber 15 Mar 2019 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

In Meiro Koizumi's three-channel video installation, The Angels of Testimony (2019), the central frame features an interview with Hajime Kondo about his time as a solider of the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The conversation centres on war crimes perpetrated in China, including the beheading of Chinese prisoners for...

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Diana Campbell Betancourt Ocula Conversation Diana Campbell Betancourt

Diana Campbell Betancourt is a curator working predominantly across South and Southeast Asia. Since 2013 she has been the founding artistic director of the Samdani Art Foundation and chief curator of the Dhaka Art Summit in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a transnational art event that has grown in size and scale ever since its first edition in 2012. Backed by...

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Chinternet Ugly at Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art Ocula Report Chinternet Ugly at Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art 7 Mar 2019 : Mike Pinnington for Ocula

China, home to 802 million internet users, is subject to sophisticated online censorship. This shrouded state of affairs, unsurprisingly perhaps, serves to reinforce stereotypes around conformity elsewhere. Any realm, digital or otherwise, subject to such strict scrutiny must necessarily be bland and uncritical, right? I was mulling over such...

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Barthélémy Toguo

b. 1967, Cameroon

Barthélémy Toguo, is a Cameroonian painter born in 1967. He lives in Paris and Bandjoun. He has also worked with photographs, sculpture, videos. He studied Fine Arts in Abidjan in Ivory Coast, École supérieure d'Art de Grenoble and the Kunstakademie Düsseldorf. Some of his paintings are found in The Contemporary African Art Collection (CAAC) of Jean Pigozzi. 

Featured Artworks

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Urban Requiem by Barthélémy Toguo contemporary artwork Barthélémy ToguoUrban Requiem, 2019 Steel ladders, wooden stamps, wood block prints
Galerie Lelong & Co. New York
Homo Planta B by Barthélémy Toguo contemporary artwork Barthélémy ToguoHomo Planta B, 2018 Ink and wash on paper laid on canvas
173 x 173 cm
Galerie Lelong & Co. New York
Embraceable you by Barthélémy Toguo contemporary artwork Barthélémy ToguoEmbraceable you, 2015 Ink on canvas
100 x 100 cm
Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris
The Tempest by Barthélémy Toguo contemporary artwork Barthélémy ToguoThe Tempest, 2016 Ink and acrylic on canvas
200 x 200 cm
Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris
The generous Man on his Farm I by Barthélémy Toguo contemporary artwork Barthélémy ToguoThe generous Man on his Farm I, 2017 Ink on paper mounted on canvas
103 x 100 cm
Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris
Heal the World by Barthélémy Toguo contemporary artwork Barthélémy ToguoHeal the World, 2017 Acrylic and ink on paper mounted on canvas
200 x 200 cm
Galerie Lelong & Co. New York
The Dancer by Barthélémy Toguo contemporary artwork Barthélémy ToguoThe Dancer, 2015 Watercolour on paper
28 x 38 cm
Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris

Current & Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Barthélémy Toguo, Urban Requiem at Galerie Lelong & Co. New York, New York
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15 March–11 May 2019 Barthélémy Toguo Urban Requiem Galerie Lelong & Co. New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Group Exhibition at Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, Paris
Closed
24 January–2 March 2019 Group Exhibition Group Exhibition Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, 38 Avenue Matignon
Contemporary art exhibition, Barthélémy Toguo, Strange Fruit at Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, Paris
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12 October–25 November 2017 Barthélémy Toguo Strange Fruit Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, 13 Rue de Téhéran

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