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LACMA Explores the Allure of Matter Ocula Report LACMA Explores the Allure of Matter 14 Jun 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) (2 June 2019–5 January 2020) is an inter-generational show of 21 Chinese artists working from the 1980s to the present, including Ai Weiwei, Cai Guo-Qiang, Lin Tianmiao, Song Dong, He Xiangyu, Yin Xiuzhen, and Ma Qiusha.Staged on Level 2 of LACMA's Renzo...

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Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture Ocula Conversation Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture

When the London-born artist Thomas J Price graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Arts in 2004, the school's college art prize was by no means his most notable accomplishment as an emerging artist. In 2001, Price presented his much-talked-about work Licked, a daring performance, later profiled on the BBC 4 television...

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Art Basel Lowdown: Shows to See Ocula Report Art Basel Lowdown: Shows to See 6 Jun 2019 : Tessa Moldan for Ocula

To coincide with Art Basel 2019, which opens to the public from 13 to 16 June, galleries and institutions across the city are presenting a range of stellar exhibitions. From Rebecca Horn at Museum Tinguely to Geumhyung Jeong at Kunsthalle Basel, here is a selection of what to see.William Kentridge, Dead Remus (2014–2016). Charcoal on found ledger...

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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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Le chant des amoureux by Barthélémy Toguo contemporary artwork
Barthélémy ToguoLe chant des amoureux, 2011 Watercolour on paper
150 x 510 cm
Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris
Exodus by Barthélémy Toguo contemporary artwork
Barthélémy ToguoExodus, 2019 Bicycle, trailer, fabric, plastic jugs, broom
182.9 x 386.1 x 162.6 cm
Galerie Lelong & Co. New York
You mustn't let yourself go by Barthélémy Toguo contemporary artwork
Barthélémy ToguoYou mustn't let yourself go, 2005 Watercolour on paper mounted on canvas
115 x 100 cm
Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris
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 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

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
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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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