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Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History Latest Ocula Conversation
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Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History By Ruth McDougall, Sydney

Artist Taloi Havini and Ruth McDougall, curator of Pacific art at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, discuss Havini's first Australian solo exhibition, Reclamation .

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Sydney Biennale Connects Here with Everywhere Latest Ocula Report Sydney Biennale Connects Here with Everywhere By Soo-Min Shim, Sydney

'This year's Biennale of Sydney seems like a corrective,' writes Soo-Min Shim, 'prioritising autonomy in an international exhibition format that has all too often omitted or sidelined First Nations artists.'

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Hell is a Place on Earth: P·P·O·W Looks to History in Context of Covid-19 Ocula Insight Hell is a Place on Earth: P·P·O·W Looks to History in Context of Covid-19 By Stephanie Bailey, London

In the United States, parallels have been drawn between the HIV/AIDS crisis and what is unfolding with Covid-19. These connections feed into P·P·O·W's online exhibition, Hell is a Place on Earth. Heaven is a Place in Your Head .

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b. 1938, USA

Brice Marden Biography

Born in 1938, Brice Marden is an American printmaker and painter. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Boston University in 1961 and then attended the Yale University School of Art and Architecture. Contributing to the emerging aesthetic of Minimalism, he made his first monochromatic paintings in 1964. In these early paintings, Marden created a textured surface by mixing wax with oil to bring to the viewer's attention the process involved in making a work. From 1975, when he began visiting Greece on an annual basis, he took inspiration from the colour and lights of its landscapes and made reference to Greek mythology in his titles. He later produced a series of twenty five etchings in which he referenced Chinese ideograms and introduced meandering, tangled lines into his work. Although visually different to his previous monochromatic works, they contnued to express his concern for surface, touch, and tone. 

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Marden has exhibited his work internationally, including retrospectives at the Guggenheim Museum and the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Hamburger Bahnhof Museum in Berlin, and the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. He currently lives in New York. 

Brice Marden Featured Artworks

Untitled by Brice Marden contemporary artwork
Brice MardenUntitled, 2018Kremer ink on paper
104.1 x 74 cm
Gagosian Enquire about this work
After Botticelli IV by Brice Marden contemporary artwork
Brice MardenAfter Botticelli IV, 1992–1993Etching with aquatint on Twinrocker handmade paper with deckled edge
27 x 21 inches
Krakow Witkin Gallery Enquire about this work
After Botticelli I by Brice Marden contemporary artwork
Brice MardenAfter Botticelli I, 1992–1993Etching with aquatint on Twinrocker handmade paper with deckled edge
68.6 x 54.6 cm
Krakow Witkin Gallery Enquire about this work

Brice Marden Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Continuing Abstraction at Gagosian, Basel
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10 June–13 July 2019 Group Exhibition Continuing Abstraction Gagosian, Basel
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, The Sylvio Perlstein Collection A Luta Continua at Hauser & Wirth, Hong Kong
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23 May–27 July 2019 Group Exhibition The Sylvio Perlstein Collection A Luta Continua Hauser & Wirth, Hong Kong
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, A line (a)round an idea Selected Works on Paper at Gagosian, Geneva
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2 May–27 July 2019 Group Exhibition A line (a)round an idea Selected Works on Paper Gagosian, Geneva

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Brice Marden In Related Press

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Brice Marden’s Latest Breakthrough Related Press Brice Marden’s Latest Breakthrough 23 November 2019, Hyperallergic

The argument between drawing (line and contour) and painting (color and light) goes back to the Renaissance and what some believe is the first great culmination of Western painting. In Lives of the Artists (1550), the Florentine writer and artist Giorgio Vasari emphasized the importance of disegno (drawing and design) as the foundation upon...

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WORK IN PROGRESS: BRICE MARDEN Related Press WORK IN PROGRESS: BRICE MARDEN 30 October 2019, Gagosian Quarterly

I felt some wistfulness, myself, leaving the unfinished works that afternoon, knowing that another two or three coatings of paint would render them effectively unrecognisable. Marden acknowledged that to remake these paintings a decade from now would surely demonstrate inevitable variations in the manufacturing of each brand's terre verte over...

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Brice Marden’s Intuitive Formalism Related Press Brice Marden’s Intuitive Formalism 3 August 2019, Hyperallergic

RHINEBECK, NY — Once there were formalists: critics and artists who looked for the meaning of art in the forms of art. On the American scene, the word summons up Clement Greenberg and the Greenbergians, critics who liked to talk about the integrity of the picture plane and 'purely optical space.' They were preceded by Roger Fry and Clive...

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Gagosian to go off-piste with first pop-up show during Art Basel Related Press Gagosian to go off-piste with first pop-up show during Art Basel 4 June 2019, The Art Newspaper

Last year, Gagosian introduced an innovative virtual online viewing room during Art Basel. This year, the gallery is creating another sales platform during the Swiss fair, this time taking a bricks and mortar approach with an off-site pop-up exhibition titled Continuing Abstraction (10—16 June).

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Brice Marden In Video & Audio

A Luta Continua. The Sylvio Perlstein Collection Related Video & Audio A Luta Continua. The Sylvio Perlstein Collection 8 May 2018, Hauser & Wirth

Unfolding across all three floors of Hauser & Wirth New York, 22 nd Street, A Luta Continua is the first United States presentation of the Sylvio Perlstein Collection. Curated by David Rosenberg, the exhibition presents more than 360 works by some 250 artists. Among these are Josef Albers, Carl Andre, Diane Arbus, Hans Bellmer, André...

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