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Aesthetic Radicalism in ‘Awakenings’ at Singapore’s National Gallery Ocula Report Aesthetic Radicalism in ‘Awakenings’ at Singapore’s National Gallery 21 Jun 2019 : Sam Gaskin for Ocula

Awakenings: Art in Society in Asia 1960s–1990s, a major retrospective at Singapore's National Gallery (14 June–15 September 2019), opens emphatically in flames. At the exhibition's entrance, viewers encounter a wall-sized image from 1964 titled Burning Canvases Floating on the River. The photograph captures a performance by Lee Seung-taek, in which...

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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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'Sites Encountered': A Chorus of Five Artists at M+ Pavilion Ocula Report 'Sites Encountered': A Chorus of Five Artists at M+ Pavilion 21 Jun 2019 : Emily Verla Bovino for Ocula

Without punctuation, She Said Why Me, the title of May Fung's 1989 video presents itself as a statement, rather than a question. It suggests a subject who expects no response, a person prepared to make what she can from being chosen though perplexed by the attention. The video follows a blindfolded woman, then unmasked, through late colonial-era...

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Bosco Sodi

b. 1970, Mexico

Bosco Sodi, born in 1970 in Mexico City, is a contemporary artist known for his large-scale, richly textured paintings. Sodi's practice is focused on the exploration of various materials including pigments, sawdust, wood, glue, and natural fiber atop his primary material of paint. 

Featured Artworks

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Muro by Bosco Sodi contemporary artwork
Bosco SodiMuro, 2019 25 clay bricks
50 x 50 x 50 cm
Axel Vervoordt Gallery
Untitled by Bosco Sodi contemporary artwork
Bosco SodiUntitled, 2017 Mixed media on linen
186 x 186 cm
Axel Vervoordt Gallery
Untitled by Bosco Sodi contemporary artwork
Bosco SodiUntitled, 2017 Mixed media on linen
186 x 186 cm
Axel Vervoordt Gallery
Untitled (2707) by Bosco Sodi contemporary artwork
Bosco SodiUntitled (2707), 2018 Mixed media on canvas
100 x 100 cm
Galerie EIGEN + ART
Untitled by Bosco Sodi contemporary artwork
Bosco SodiUntitled, 2017 Mixed media over linen
26.5 x 17.5 cm
Axel Vervoordt Gallery
Untitled by Bosco Sodi contemporary artwork
Bosco SodiUntitled, 2017 Mixed media over linen
26.5 x 17.5 cm
Axel Vervoordt Gallery
Untitled by Bosco Sodi contemporary artwork
Bosco SodiUntitled, 2017 Mixed media over linen
26.5 x 17.5 cm
Axel Vervoordt Gallery
Untitled by Bosco Sodi contemporary artwork
Bosco SodiUntitled, 2017 Mixed media over linen
26.5 x 17.5 cm
Axel Vervoordt Gallery

Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Infinitive Mutability at Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Hong Kong
Closed
25 March–1 June 2019 Group Exhibition Infinitive Mutability Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Hong Kong
Contemporary art exhibition, Bosco Sodi, There will be light at Galerie EIGEN + ART, Leipzig
Closed
8 September–27 October 2018 Bosco Sodi There will be light Galerie EIGEN + ART, Leipzig
Contemporary art exhibition, Bosco Sodi, Sedimentos at Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp
Closed
1 September–18 November 2018 Bosco Sodi Sedimentos Axel Vervoordt Gallery, Antwerp

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In Related Press

Bosco Sodi: Heavens and the Earth at Blain | Southern, Hanover Sq (London) Related Press Bosco Sodi: Heavens and the Earth at Blain | Southern, Hanover Sq (London) Arte Fuse : 26 March 2019

Sodi (b.1970 Mexico City, MX) is predominantly known for his roughly-textured relief paintings. In this new series he brings together two contrasting colours in the same composition for the first time, in reference to universal notions of opposing forces.

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Mix master: Bosco Sodi stages his first solo show in L.A. to dramatic effect Related Press Mix master: Bosco Sodi stages his first solo show in L.A. to dramatic effect Wallpaper* : 1 September 2016

Eight years ago, working in his studio in Barcelona, Bosco Sodi accidentally dropped a bucket of his sawdust, pigment and binder mixture on the floor. ‘I didn’t have time to clean it because I had to leave for vacation,’ he recalls. ‘When I came back it was all cracked, but I liked it.’That accident became the...

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