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4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life Ocula Report 4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life 15 Feb 2019 : Natalie King for Ocula

'Poems are like sentences that have taken their clothes off.' Marlene Dumas' poetic and sensual refrain accompanies her figurative watercolours on view in Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life, the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) in the southern state of Kerala, India (12 December 2018–29 March 2019).Dumas' new series...

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Ellen Altfest Ocula Conversation Ellen Altfest

The paintings of Ellen Altfest are ethereal in their detail. Fields of minutiae come together as pulsating images; small brushstrokes of oil paint accumulate over a series of months to single out seemingly innocuous subjects, such as a hand resting atop patterned fabric (The Hand, 2011) or a deep green cactus reaching upwards from beneath a bed of...

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Colomboscope 2019: Cross Currents and Dissonance Ocula Report Colomboscope 2019: Cross Currents and Dissonance 8 Feb 2019 : Nada Raza for Ocula

On the rooftop of the former Rio Hotel complex in Colombo, it was hard to ignore the high-rise buildings, still under construction, blocking all but a sliver of what used to be an open view over Slave Island, once an island on Beira Lake that housed slaves in the 19th century, and now a downtown suburb. The hotel was set alight during the...

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Ben Webb

b. 1977, New Zealand

A curious sense of forensic pathos illuminates the found imagery of Ben Webb.

Featured Artworks

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Study 21 XII 13  (orchid)  by Ben Webb contemporary artwork Ben WebbStudy 21 XII 13 (orchid) ink, oil, metallic and opalescent pigments watercolour and gouache on etching paper.
96 x 67 cm
Jonathan Smart Gallery
 Study  19 VI 14  (head)  by Ben Webb contemporary artwork Ben Webb Study 19 VI 14 (head) ink, oil, metallic and opalescent pigments watercolour and gouache on etching paper.
79 x 108 cm
Jonathan Smart Gallery
Study  12 I 14 (chrysanthemum)    by Ben Webb contemporary artwork Ben WebbStudy 12 I 14 (chrysanthemum) Ink, oil, metallic and opalescent pigments watercolour and gouache on etching paper.
130 x 91 cm
Jonathan Smart Gallery
Study  IX 11  (chrysanthemum) by Ben Webb contemporary artwork Ben WebbStudy IX 11 (chrysanthemum) Ink, oil, metallic and opalescent pigments watercolour and gouache on etching paper.
130 x 91 cm
Jonathan Smart Gallery
Study  12 VII 14 (swans)  by Ben Webb contemporary artwork Ben WebbStudy 12 VII 14 (swans) Oil, ink, encaustic resin and pigment on canvas
130 x 91 cm
Jonathan Smart Gallery
Study XI 12 by Ben Webb contemporary artwork Ben WebbStudy XI 12 Oil, ink and metallic/ opalescent pigments on etching paper
65 x 50 cm
Jonathan Smart Gallery
Study X 12 by Ben Webb contemporary artwork Ben WebbStudy X 12 Oil, ink and metallic/ opalescent pigments on etching paper
64 x 47 cm
Jonathan Smart Gallery
Study VI 11 by Ben Webb contemporary artwork Ben WebbStudy VI 11 Oil, ink and metallic/ opalescent pigments on etching paper
82 x 64 cm
Jonathan Smart Gallery

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Ben Webb, Afterlife at Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
Closed
18 July–2 August 2014 Ben Webb Afterlife Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
Contemporary art exhibition, Ben Webb, Collapsing at Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
Closed
14 May–2 June 2013 Ben Webb Collapsing Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Show, Dense Hang at Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch
Closed
31 January–18 February 2012 Group Show Dense Hang Jonathan Smart Gallery, Christchurch

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