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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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Darren Siwes was born in Adelaide, South Australia in 1968. Studies include BA Visual Arts (Hons), SA School of Art, University of South Australia, Adelaide (1996) and MA Fine Art, Chelsea School of Art, London, United Kingdom (2003).

Darren was Senior Lecturer in Painting and Drawing, Tauondi Incorporated, South Australia from 1997-01. Exhibitions include Long Way Home: a celebration of 21 years of Yunggorendi First Nations Centre, Flinders University Art Gallery, Adelaide (2012); Half Light: Portraits from Black Australia, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney (2009); nEUclear reactions, Centro de Arte Caja de Burgos, CAB, Spain (2006); Prague Biennale-National Gallery, Prague, Czech Republic (2005). Collections include Art Gallery of South Australia, SA; Art Gallery of Western Australia, WA and National Gallery of Australia, ACT.

Darren currently lives and works in Adelaide, South Australia.

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