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Almine Rech-Picasso Goes Global Ocula Conversation Almine Rech-Picasso Goes Global

French gallerist Almine Rech-Picasso opened her first space in Asia on Shanghai's historic Bund in July this year, bringing her eponymous gallery's total locations to five. The Shanghai gallery occupies roughly 4,000 square feet on the second floor of the three-storey Amber Building, a beautiful warehouse space, originally occupied by the Central...

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From the Gallery to the Streets: Home Works 8 in Beirut Ocula Report From the Gallery to the Streets: Home Works 8 in Beirut 8 Nov 2019 : Nat Muller for Ocula

There's an inside joke amongst the team of Ashkal Alwan, The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts: that every time an edition of its biennial forum on cultural practices is planned, a national crisis happens. The eighth edition of Home Works was no different: it opened on 17 October amidst the most devastating wildfires that Lebanon had witnessed...

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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight | Video
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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough 15 October 2019

Hans Hartung and Art Informel at Mazzoleni London (1 October 2019-18 January 2020) presents key works by the French-German painter while highlighting his connection with artists active in Paris during the 50s and 60s. In this video, writer and historian Alan Montgomery discusses Hartung's practice and its legacy.Born in Leipzig in 1904, Hans...

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Bae Bien-U

b. 1950, South Korea

Bien-U Bae was born in Yeosu, South Korea in 1950. Originally he specialized in graphic design but was later so inspired and motivated by the works of Edward Weston and Làszlo Moholy-Nagy that he became a self-taught photographer. His breakthrough came with his amazing, awe-inspiring landscape photography. Since then, he has achieved international acclaim exhibiting widely throughout Korea, Europe and America where his works can also be found in museums as well as private collections thus making him as one of Korea’s leading representatives of art-photography.

For several years he has been teaching at the Seoul Institute of Arts where his lectures enthral, influence and motivate his students of photography.

Featured Artworks

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SNM1A-067H by Bae Bien-U contemporary artwork
Bae Bien-USNM1A-067H, 2006 C-Print with Diasec Face in artist's frame
125 x 250 cm
Christophe Guye Galerie
sea1a-050h by Bae Bien-U contemporary artwork
Bae Bien-Usea1a-050h, 1999 C-Print with Diasec Face in artist’s frame
95 x 190 cm
Christophe Guye Galerie
SEA1A-113H by Bae Bien-U contemporary artwork
Bae Bien-USEA1A-113H, 2017 Gelatin silver print in artist's frame
135 x 260 cm (incl frame)
Axel Vervoordt Gallery
SEA1A-112H by Bae Bien-U contemporary artwork
Bae Bien-USEA1A-112H, 2017 Gelatin silver print in artist's frame
135 x 260 cm (incl frame)
Axel Vervoordt Gallery
SEA1A-111H by Bae Bien-U contemporary artwork
Bae Bien-USEA1A-111H, 2017 Gelatin silver print in artist's frame
135 x 260 cm (incl frame)
Axel Vervoordt Gallery
SEA2A-034H by Bae Bien-U contemporary artwork
Bae Bien-USEA2A-034H, 1981 Gelatin silver print in artist's frame
140 x 172.6 cm (incl frame)
Axel Vervoordt Gallery
OM2A-001H by Bae Bien-U contemporary artwork
Bae Bien-UOM2A-001H, 2018 Gelatin silver print in artist's frame
140 x 172.6 cm (incl frame)
Axel Vervoordt Gallery
OM1A-072V by Bae Bien-U contemporary artwork
Bae Bien-UOM1A-072V, 2002 Gelatin silver print in artist's frame
260 x 135 cm (incl frame)
Axel Vervoordt Gallery

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Bae Bien-U, Cycle at Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp
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24 November 2018–23 February 2019 Bae Bien-U Cycle Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp
Contemporary art exhibition, Bae Bien-U, 分合 PART: MEET at Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Hong Kong
Closed
19 May–11 August 2016 Bae Bien-U 分合 PART: MEET Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Entertainment Building, Hong Kong

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Bae Bien-U '分合 PART: MEET' at Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Hong Kong Related Press Bae Bien-U '分合 PART: MEET' at Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Hong Kong ArtAsiaPacific : 14 July 2016

One would think that the work of a photographer who has captured the same location for the last three decades would become redundant or tiresome. However, renowned South Korean photographer Bae Bien-U proves that endless beauty can be found in even the most repetitive of subjects. In his first solo exhibition in Hong Kong at Axel Vervoordt Gallery,...

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