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‘An Opera for Animals’ at Rockbund Art Museum Ocula Report ‘An Opera for Animals’ at Rockbund Art Museum 19 Jul 2019 : Penny Liu for Ocula

An Opera for Animals was first staged at Para Site in Hong Kong between 23 March and 2 June 2019, with works by over 48 artists and collectives that use opera as a metaphor for modes of contemporary, cross-disciplinary art-making. The exhibition's second iteration takes up a large portion of the Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) in Shanghai (22 June–25...

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Takashi Murakami on Collecting, Contracts, and Teamwork Ocula Conversation
In Collaboration with Tai Kwun Contemporary
Takashi Murakami on Collecting, Contracts, and Teamwork

For three months from 1 June to 1 September 2019, Tai Kwun Contemporary in Hong Kong showcases MURAKAMI vs MURAKAMI, a major survey exhibition of the Japanese artist Takashi Murakami. Curated by Tobias Berger, head of art at Tai Kwun, and Gunnar B Kvaran, director of Astrup Fearnley Museet, Oslo, the exhibition spans the three floors of Tai Kwun's...

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Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House Ocula Report Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House 5 Jul 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

Get Up Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House in London (12 June–15 September 2019) surveys more than half a century of black creativity in Britain and beyond across the fields of art, film, photography, music, design, fashion, and literature.Curated by Zak Ové, works by approximately 100 intergenerational black...

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Darren Bader

b. 1978, USA

Darren Bader (Bridgeport, CT, 1978) lives and works in New York.

Solo shows of his work held in institutions include (@mined_oud) Madre, Naples, (2017–2018); Meaning and Difference, The Power Station, Dallas (2017); Reading Writing Arithmetic, Radio Athènes-Institute for the advancement of contemporary visual culture, Athens (2015); Where Is a Bicycle’s Vagina (and Other Inquiries) or Around the Samovar, 1857, Oslo (2012); Images, MoMA-PS1, New York (2012).

Awarded the Calder Prize in 2013, Bader has taken part in numerous group exhibitions and biennials including the following: 13éme Biennale de Lyon. La vie moderne, Lyon (2015); Under the Clouds: From Paranoia to the Digital Sublime, Serralves Museum of Contemporary Art, Porto (2015); The Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of Contemporary Art, New York (2014); Antigrazioso, Palais de Tokyo, Parigi (2013); Something About a Tree, FLAG Foundation, New York (2013); Empire State, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome (2013); Oh, you mean cellophane and all that crap, The Calder Foundation, New York (2012); Greater New York, MoMA-PS1, New York (2010); To Illustrate and Multiply: An Open Book, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles (2008).

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Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Fake As More at Simon Lee Gallery, New York
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13 November–22 December 2018 Group Exhibition Fake As More Simon Lee Gallery, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Darren Bader, character limit at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
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3 November 2018–12 January 2019 Darren Bader character limit Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
Contemporary art exhibition, Darren Bader, E/either e/Either n/Neither N/neither at Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
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7 April–12 May 2018 Darren Bader E/either e/Either n/Neither N/neither Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York

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The Art Newspaper's pick of the 2019 Venice Biennale Related Press The Art Newspaper's pick of the 2019 Venice Biennale The Art Newspaper : 30 April 2019

There are hundreds of exhibitions in Venice during the Biennale. Alongside the main exhibition in the Giardini and Arsenale, there are 90 national presentations, many in nearby pavilions in the Giardini and in spaces around the Arsenale, but also dotted throughout Venice. Then there are the official collateral exhibitions in museums and galleries,...

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Darren Bader “character limit” at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles Related Press Darren Bader “character limit” at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles Mousse Magazine : 1 January 2019

How much of Darren Bader's art do we need in the world? The world, after all, is already full of the kinds of objects that Bader brings into his exhibitions: art, words, images, personalities, ideas. Its very fullness is arguably the condition that Bader's work both critiques and thrives on. 'The world is full of objects, more or less interesting;...

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Darren Bader 'character limit' at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles Related Press Darren Bader 'character limit' at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles Mousse Magazine : 3 November 2018

How much of Darren Bader’s art do we need in the world? The world, after all, is already full of the kinds of objects that Bader brings into his exhibitions: art, words, images, personalities, ideas. Its very fullness is arguably the condition that Bader’s work both critiques and thrives on.

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Your Move: On the High Line, Darren Bader Will Supply the Chess Board, but People Will Serve as Pieces Related Press Your Move: On the High Line, Darren Bader Will Supply the Chess Board, but People Will Serve as Pieces ARTNews : 28 April 2017

It is not always clear that one is looking at a Darren Bader work. The venturesome New York–based artist has quietly, almost covertly, presented two burritos on a windowsill at MoMA PS1, his aunt's SUV in a sculpture park during Miami Basel, and a ponytail floating in a canal in Venice (that one was called canal and/with ponytail). Once you are...

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