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Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide Ocula Conversation Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide

Ongoing since 2012, the Real DMZ Project interrogates the demilitarised zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea through annual, research-based exhibitions that bring together the works of Korean and international artists. Sunjung Kim, the independent curator behind the project, conceived the idea of exploring the DMZ while curating Japanese artist...

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Sydney Lowdown: Exhibitions to See Ocula Report Sydney Lowdown: Exhibitions to See 6 Sep 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

The fifth edition of Sydney Contemporary will take place once again at Carriageworks between 12 and 15 September 2019, with Spring 1883 bringing together a cohort of 27 galleries from across Australia and the region to inhabit rooms at the Establishment Hotel from 11 to 14 September 2019, uniquely presenting contemporary works propped up on...

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Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum Ocula Insight | Video Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum 16 August 2019

Mark Bradford walks through Mark Bradford: Los Angeles Mark Bradford: Los Angeles at the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai (27 July–13 October 2019) is the artist's largest solo exhibition to date in China. In this video for Ocula, Bradford and Diana Nawi, curator of the show, walk through selected works that convey the artist's concerns with...

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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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Changing Light Double (CL D27) by Christopher Le Brun contemporary artwork
Christopher Le BrunChanging Light Double (CL D27), 2018 Unique woodcut on two sheets
156 x 110 x 6.5 cm
Paragon
Changing Light Double (CL D9) by Christopher Le Brun contemporary artwork
Christopher Le BrunChanging Light Double (CL D9), 2018 Unique woodcut on two sheets
155.8 x 110.2 x 6.3 cm (incl frame)
Paragon
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
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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