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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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Emily Cheng

b. 1953, China

Emily Cheng received a BFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design and attended the New York Studio School for three years.

Her solo shows in New York have been held at The Bronx Museum, Plum Blossoms Gallery, Winston Wachter Fine Art, Bravin Post Lee Gallery, David Beiztel Gallery, and Lang and O'Hara Gallery. Emily has also had solo shows at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Taipei (MOCA, Taipei); Zane Bennett Gallery in Santa Fe; Hanart TZ Gallery in Hong Kong; Louis Vuitton , Hong Kong; Metropolitan Museum of Manila; and the Ayala Museum in Manila;  Byron Cohen Gallery in Kansas City; The Cincinatti Center of Contemporary Art; Schmidt Dean Gallery in Philadelphia; and Timezone 8 in Beijing and Shanghai.

Her work has been included in many group exhibitions such at MASS MoCA; Guangzhou Triennial, Guangdong Art Museum, China; Contemporary Art Museum at USF, Tampa, Florida; Yerba Buena Contemporary Art Center, San Francisco; National Academy of Arts, NY; American Academy of Arts and Letters, NY; Katonah Museum of Art, NY; Hong Kong Art Centre; Sotheby’s, NY; Shanghai MOCA.

Featured Artworks

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Planet Mind by Emily Cheng contemporary artwork Emily ChengPlanet Mind, 2016 Oil and acrylic on canvas
91.5 x 122 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery
Hinterglem-3 (Vienna Studies) by Emily Cheng contemporary artwork Emily ChengHinterglem-3 (Vienna Studies), 2015-2016 Oil on canvas
31 x 33.5 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery
Home by Emily Cheng contemporary artwork Emily ChengHome, 2017 Acrylic on canvas
36 x 28 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery
Above and Below by Emily Cheng contemporary artwork Emily ChengAbove and Below, 2017 Acrylic on canvas
36 x 28 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery
Branches of Belief/ Eastern Traditions by Emily Cheng contemporary artwork Emily ChengBranches of Belief/ Eastern Traditions, 2011 Flashe on canvas
182 x 365 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery
Branches of Belief/ Western Traditions by Emily Cheng contemporary artwork Emily ChengBranches of Belief/ Western Traditions, 2011 Flashe on canvas
182 x 365 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery
Eastern Traditions- Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism by Emily Cheng contemporary artwork Emily ChengEastern Traditions- Hinduism, Buddhism, Taoism, 2011 Flashe on canvas
182 x 548 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery
Western Traditions- Judaism, Christianity, Islam by Emily Cheng contemporary artwork Emily ChengWestern Traditions- Judaism, Christianity, Islam, 2011 Flashe on canvas
182 x 548 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group exhibition, The Garden of Winter Light 冬光園 at Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
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10 January–15 March 2019 Group exhibition The Garden of Winter Light 冬光園 Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
Contemporary art exhibition, Emily Cheng, RoundSky: Paintings by Emily Cheng at Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
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9 April–2 May 2015 Emily Cheng RoundSky: Paintings by Emily Cheng Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong

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Beer with a Painter: Emily Cheng Related Press Beer with a Painter: Emily Cheng Hyperallergic : 8 February 2019

I feel quieted in Emily Cheng's studio — to the point where I wondered, afterwards, if I'd even posed questions. A fountain is gurgling, and she has set out beer and snacks. The paintings invite reflection more than commentary. I had visited her studio more than 10 years ago, and at the time felt that she was a painter whose work fell outside...

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Beer with a Painter: Emily Cheng Related Press Beer with a Painter: Emily Cheng Hyperallergic : 8 July 2017

I feel quieted in Emily Cheng's studio—to the point where I wondered, afterwards, if I'd even posed questions. A fountain is gurgling, and she has set out beer and snacks. The paintings invite reflection more than commentary. I had visited her studio more than 10 years ago, and at the time felt that she was a painter whose work fell outside...

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Ocula Q&A: Emily Cheng, Artist, New York Related Press Ocula Q&A: Emily Cheng, Artist, New York Ocula : 1 September 2015

Emily Cheng, a Chinese American artist based in New York, is the subject of a major solo exhibition at the Shenzhen Art Museum in September 2015.Emily received a BFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design and then attended the New York Studio School. She has been the subject of numerous solo exhibitions in America including at...

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