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Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History By Ruth McDougall, Sydney

Artist Taloi Havini and Ruth McDougall, curator of Pacific art at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, discuss Havini's first Australian solo exhibition, Reclamation .

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After structural issues forced The Armory Show into last-minute relocation pirouettes last year, the fair returns between 5 and 8 March 2020 with a flourishing programme, complemented by stand-out shows across New York City.

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Ella Kruglyanskaya Steals from Art History, Takes Back Gaze Ocula Insight Ella Kruglyanskaya Steals from Art History, Takes Back Gaze By Tessa Moldan, London

For her second solo exhibition at Thomas Dane Gallery in London, Ella Kruglyanskaya's compositions signal the many possibilities of paint.

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b. 1963, Egypt

Ghada Amer Biography

Not content with merely critiquing inequality, Amer’s work is at once pointed, funny, and profoundly erotic, exploiting these competing emotions to dig deeper into the audience’s own views and experiences.

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Amer’s latest work is in keeping with her multidisciplinary philosophy exploring themes of politics and sexuality, alongside formal concerns of line and color. Embracing both the body and language as twin avenues to explore the human condition the sculptures shift between a narrative space and a physical one, sometimes occupying both simultaneously.

Text courtesy Kukje Gallery.

Ghada Amer Featured Artworks

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Landscape with Black Mountains - RFGA by Ghada Amer contemporary artwork
Ghada AmerLandscape with Black Mountains - RFGA, 2017Acrylic, embroidery and gel medium on canvas
114.3 x 114.3 cm
KEWENIG Enquire about this work
A SUMMER IN INDIA by Ghada Amer contemporary artwork
Ghada AmerA SUMMER IN INDIA, 2017Acrylic, embroidery and gel medium on canvas
114.3 x 114.3 cm
Goodman Gallery Enquire about this work
BLUE BRA GIRLS by Ghada Amer contemporary artwork
Ghada AmerBLUE BRA GIRLS, 2012Cast, polished, stainless steel
185.4 x 152.4 x 137.2 cm
Cheim & Read Enquire about this work
Lady In Purple-RFGA by Ghada Amer contemporary artwork
Ghada AmerLady In Purple-RFGA, 2016Acrylic, embroidery and gel medium on canvas
106.7 x 127 cm
KEWENIG Enquire about this work
Blue Ocean - RFGA by Ghada Amer contemporary artwork
Ghada AmerBlue Ocean - RFGA, 2014Acrylic, embroidery and gel medium on canvas
114.3 x 114.3 cm
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Goodman Gallery
Princesses RFGA by Ghada Amer contemporary artwork
Ghada AmerPrincesses RFGA, 2005Acrylic, embroidery and medium gel on canvas
182.5 x 162.6 cm
Galeria Filomena Soares Enquire about this work
Baisers #1 by Ghada Amer contemporary artwork
Ghada AmerBaisers #1, 2011Black painted bronze
57.2 x 40.6 x 50.8 cm
Tina Kim Gallery Enquire about this work
Girl in a Red Landscape by Ghada Amer contemporary artwork
Ghada AmerGirl in a Red Landscape, 2014Ceramic
25.51 x 22.99 x 0.98 inches
Tina Kim Gallery Enquire about this work

Ghada Amer Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Ghada Amer, Room #10: ,Thoughts' at KEWENIG, Berlin
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15 October–9 November 2019 Ghada Amer Room #10: ,Thoughts' KEWENIG, Berlin
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, I’ve grown roses in this garden of mine at Goodman Gallery, London
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3 October–2 November 2019 Group Exhibition I’ve grown roses in this garden of mine Goodman Gallery, London
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, For Mario at Tina Kim Gallery, New York
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28 June–23 August 2019 Group Exhibition For Mario Tina Kim Gallery, New York

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Ghada Amer In Related Press

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How Ghada Amer Uses Seduction to Expose Sexism Related Press How Ghada Amer Uses Seduction to Expose Sexism 10 May 2018, Hyperallergic

Ghada Amer, in her current exhibition at Cheim and Read, does something that formidable artists do: makes a proposal that is, in essence, unanswerable. In her 2016 painting Women in White, she combines outlines of women's bodies made in acrylic with embroidery that hangs over the figures to make them washy and vague. Only when I get closer to...

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'The last taboo is the penis': John Cheim on 'The Female Gaze, Part II: Women Looking at Men' at Cheim & Read Related Press 'The last taboo is the penis': John Cheim on 'The Female Gaze, Part II: Women Looking at Men' at Cheim & Read 10 August 2016, ARTNews

The Female Gaze, Part II: Women Looking at Men,  a group show that runs at Cheim & Read through September 2, is as ambitious in scope as it is in ideology, showcasing work by a wide range of artists–including Tracey Emin, Alice Neel, Diane Arbus, and Jenny Holzer–who have applied a nontraditional lens to viewing and depicting...

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African women first: 'Lucy’s Iris' at Musée Départmental d’Art Contemporain, Rochechouart Related Press African women first: 'Lucy’s Iris' at Musée Départmental d’Art Contemporain, Rochechouart 10 August 2016, Art Radar Journal

Though discovered in 1974, in the midst of African decolonial processes and independence struggles, the original ancestor of all humankind, an African woman was given the name Lucy. But what about her African roots? What about her role as the mother of all humankind? Lucy’s Iris  considers Lucy’s view of her prodigal daughters who...

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What do women see: 'The Female Gaze' Related Press What do women see: 'The Female Gaze' 5 August 2016, Whitewall

Currently on display at Cheim & Read is a look at men from the perspective of 32 female artists. The Female Gaze, Part Two: Women Look at Men  is the second half of a two-part exhibition at the Chelsea gallery. The first debuted in 2009 titled Women Look At Women.  This latest exhibition offers multiple portrayals of men...

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Ghada Amer In Video & Audio

For Mario Related Video & Audio For Mario 18 July 2019, Tina Kim Gallery

Curator Adam Charlap Hyman (of Charlap Hyman & Herrero) discusses the overarching theme of For Mario .

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