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Bani Abidi: ‘What you see in my films is what I know’ Ocula Conversation Bani Abidi: ‘What you see in my films is what I know’

A group of voices accompanies me in the exhibition. They are singing words I cannot comprehend, yet the warm tunes are familiar: folk songs, love songs, songs of longing. There are letters, too. They speak of the quotidian details of a soldier's life: the hardness of the war, sending money to the family, and longing for familiar landscapes, food,...

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Aichi to Okayama: Art in Japan Looks to the Future Ocula Report Aichi to Okayama: Art in Japan Looks to the Future 11 Oct 2019 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

There has been a flurry of triennial and biennial art activity in Japan this year. The Aichi Triennale opened in Nagoya this August, sparking a national debate about the shutting down of a display of formerly censored works—the result of public backlash against a burnt image of Emperor Hirohito and a statue commemorating the women forced into...

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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight | Video
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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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Dieter Roth

(1930 - 1998), Germany

Dieter Roth (b. 1930, d. 1998) and Björn Roth worked collaboratively as father and son for over twenty years. Their mediums vary from sculpture to painting to print making, collagist, poet, diarist, graphic designer, publisher, filmmaker and musician.

Featured Artworks

MO BA by Dieter Roth contemporary artwork
Dieter RothMO BA, 1990 Acrylic paint, spray paint, string on portable table
63.5 x 270.5 x 8 cm
Hauser & Wirth
Turmgebilde, 16 by Dieter Roth contemporary artwork
Dieter RothTurmgebilde, 16, 1988–1993 Mixed media on wood (glass, plastics, leather, paper, card, metal)
55 x 55 x 34 cm
Hauser & Wirth
Tischmatte Bali (from office table) by Dieter Roth contemporary artwork
Dieter RothTischmatte Bali (from office table), c. 1996–1998 Watercolour, acrylic paint, pencil, marker and collage on cardboard, 2 parts
99.5 x 68 x 1 cm
Hauser & Wirth

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Dieter Roth, Franz West, Dieter Roth and Franz West at Hauser & Wirth, Zurich
Closed
15 March–4 May 2019 Dieter Roth, Franz West Dieter Roth and Franz West Hauser & Wirth, Zürich
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Tables, Carpets & Dead Flowers at Hauser & Wirth, Zurich
Closed
17 November–21 December 2018 Group Exhibition Tables, Carpets & Dead Flowers Hauser & Wirth, Zürich

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Paul Leong, A young banker who lives in downtown Manhattan, spends an unusual amount of time thinking about square watermelons. He wonders where to get them, how long they'll last, when they'll next be in season. This is because two years ago, Leong bought a work by the Los Angeles-based artist Max Hooper Schneider called ''Genus...

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