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Pierre Huyghe: The Artist as Director Ocula Conversation Pierre Huyghe: The Artist as Director

Pierre Huyghe is a producer of spectacular and memorable enigmas, with works that function more like mirages than as objects. Abyssal Plain (2015–ongoing), his contribution to the 2015 Istanbul Biennial, curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev , was installed on the seabed of the Marmara Sea, some 20 metres below the surface of the water and...

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MoMA Expansion: Once the Modern, Always the Modern Ocula Report MoMA Expansion: Once the Modern, Always the Modern 29 Nov 2019 : Mohammad Salemy for Ocula

In the early decades of its existence, New York 's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), founded in 1929, transformed from a philanthropic project modestly housed in a few rooms of the Heckscher Building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street, to an alleged operating node in the United States' cultural struggle during the cold war, and one of the...

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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight
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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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b. 1950, Belgium

Chantal Akerman Biography

Chantal Akerman was born in 1950 in Brussels, Belgium, She currently lives and works in Paris.

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One of the most important filmmakers of her generation, Chantal Akerman has been a leading figure in European experimental cinema since the early seventies. Important solo exhibitions of Akerman’s work have been held at the Museum for Contemporary Art, Antwerp, Belgium (2012), MIT, Cambridge Massachusetts (2008), the Tel Aviv Museum of Art, Israel (2006); Princeton University Art Museum, Princeton, NJ (2006); and the Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris (2003). Akerman has participated in Documenta XI (2002) and the Venice Biennale (2001). In 2011 a film retrospective of Akerman’s work was shown at the Vienna Film Festival.

Chantal Akerman Featured Artworks

Now by Chantal Akerman contemporary artwork
Chantal AkermanNow, 2015 7 channel HD video installation, 5 back projections on Plexiglas screens, 2 floor projections, colour, 5 mono and stereo soundtracks, various objects, looped
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In the Mirror by Chantal Akerman contemporary artwork
Chantal AkermanIn the Mirror, 1971 16 mm black and white film transferred to digital format, 14 mins 21 secs
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Chantal Akerman Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Chantal Akerman, NOW at Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
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14 September–21 October 2017 Chantal Akerman NOW Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris

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Here's the Artist List for the 2015 Venice Biennale Related Press Here's the Artist List for the 2015 Venice Biennale Art News : 6 March 2015

Yes! After months and months of speculation, prayers, and rumors, the Venice Biennale has released the artist list for its 56th edition, “All the World’s Futures,” which is being curated by Okwui Enwezor. At a quick glance, it looks like a thrillingly eclectic list, counting among its participants giants like Bruce Nauman, Adrian...

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