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Visions of Brazil: Reimagining Modernity from Tarsila to Sonia Ocula Report Visions of Brazil: Reimagining Modernity from Tarsila to Sonia 18 May 2019 : Fawz Kabra for Ocula

Bridging almost a century of Brazilian art, Visions of Brazil: Reimagining Modernity from Tarsila to Sonia at Blum & Poe in New York (30 April–22 June 2019), hosted in collaboration with Mendes Wood DM, offers a rereading of Brazilian Modernism through the works of artists practising at different times, from the 20th century through to the...

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Reiko Tomii Ocula Conversation Reiko Tomii

In 1969, Horikawa Michio, schoolteacher and member of the artist collective GUN (Group Ultra Niigata), filled out the customs paperwork to mail a one-kilogram river stone from Niigata, the proverbial 'backside of Japan', to President Nixon. In return, Horikawa received a thank you note for this 'most unusual Christmas gift'—a muted anti-war...

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Yun Hyong-keun in Venice: The Artist Behind the Paintings Ocula Report Yun Hyong-keun in Venice: The Artist Behind the Paintings 4 May 2019 : Sherry Paik for Ocula

'He was not a "political" kind of person. He just wanted to be honest and straight. But it was not easy in Korea to live like that,' writes curator Kim Inhye on artist Yun Hyong-keun. For much of his life, Yun lived in proximity to some of the most tumultuous moments in modern Korean history, from which he emerged as a pioneer of abstract...

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Christopher Le Brun

b. 1951, United Kingdom

Christopher Le Brun trained at the Slade and Chelsea Schools of Art in London he appeared early on in many group exhibitions, such as the influential Zeitgeist exhibition at the Martin-Gropius Bau, Berlin, and from 1980 on, in many solo exhibitions in Britain, Europe and America. He was a prizewinner at the John Moores Liverpool exhibitions in 1978 and 1980 and worked in Berlin during 1987-88 as guest of the DAAD artist’s programme. Between 1990 and 2003 he served as a trustee of the Tate and subsequently of the National Gallery, a period which saw his involvement in the radical developments of Tate at Bankside, Liverpool and St. Ives as well as the masterplan and re-development of the east wing of the National Gallery. In recent years he has been a trustee of the Dulwich Picture Gallery and the Prince’s Drawing School, which he helped to establish in 2000. In the same year he was elected Professor of Drawing at the Royal Academy. 

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Plain by Christopher Le Brun contemporary artwork Christopher Le BrunPlain, 2018 Oil on canvas
150 x 210 cm
Lisson Gallery
The Madness of Tristram by Christopher Le Brun contemporary artwork Christopher Le BrunThe Madness of Tristram, 2018 Oil on canvas
220.5 x 170 cm
Lisson Gallery
Mother of all Nightingales by Christopher Le Brun contemporary artwork Christopher Le BrunMother of all Nightingales, 2018 Oil on canvas
150.2 x 125.2 cm
Lisson Gallery
Now Turn the Page by Christopher Le Brun contemporary artwork Christopher Le BrunNow Turn the Page, 2017 Oil on canvas
215 x 177 cm
Lisson Gallery
Rise by Christopher Le Brun contemporary artwork Christopher Le BrunRise, 2017 Oil on canvas
195 x 115 cm
Lisson Gallery
Any Way Up by Christopher Le Brun contemporary artwork Christopher Le BrunAny Way Up, 2015–2017 Oil on canvas
100.5 x 80.5 cm
Lisson Gallery
Scene by Christopher Le Brun contemporary artwork Christopher Le BrunScene, 2017 Oil on canvas
195 x 335 cm
Lisson Gallery
Changing Light Double by Christopher Le Brun contemporary artwork Christopher Le BrunChanging Light Double, 2018 Unique woodcut on two sheets
150.5 x 105.5 cm
Paragon

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Christopher Le Brun, New Painting at Lisson Gallery, London
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4 July–18 August 2018 Christopher Le Brun New Painting Lisson Gallery, Lisson Street, London

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Christopher Le Brun: A painter of unusual seriousness Ocula Report Christopher Le Brun: A painter of unusual seriousness 8 May 2017

Christopher Le Brun is president of Britain's Royal Academy of Arts. He is also a painter of unusual seriousness. His latest exhibition Composer has been curated by Zurich-based art consultant Emilie Bruner. It is held in two parts: at the Albertz Benda Gallery in New York City (until 15 Apil 2017), and at The Gallery at Windsor, Vero Beach,...

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