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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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On a snowy day in March, all sorts of things are happening in Carol Bove’s studio. An assistant in a white Tyvek suit is stripping down a sculpture – one of the seven lively blue forms that stood like an abstract family outside the Swiss Pavilion in Venice during the 2017 art biennale. Another is welding a huge steel tube, which seems to have...

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A visit to the sculptor Carol Bove’s studio in a former brick factory near the Brooklyn waterfront does not exactly make Rimbaud’s advice for the true artist — to engage in a 'boundless and systematized disorganization of all the senses' — leap to mind. A huge manufacturing floor dominated by an overhead gantry that...

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Before its presentation at the Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens in Belgium, the exhibition “Carol Bove / Carlo Scarpa” was curated by the Henry Moore Institute in Leeds. The original collection of the Museum Dhondt-Dhaenens comprised mostly works by Flemish artists known as the “group of Sint-Maarten-Laethem,” a picturesque...

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David Zwirner London presents the gallery’s first exhibition with Carol Bove. It features recent works by the New York-based artist, known for her simple yet intricate assemblages of found and made objects. The Plastic Unit groups together large-scale sculptures made from natural and industrial materials, including slickly manufactured...

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