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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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Guo Hongwei

b. 1982, China

Born 1982 in Sichuan, China. 

Featured Artworks

Falling in Transformation by Guo Hongwei contemporary artwork Guo HongweiFalling in Transformation, 2019 Oil on linen
150 x 200 cm
Chambers Fine Art
Painting is Collecting: Stones No. 16 by Guo Hongwei contemporary artwork Guo HongweiPainting is Collecting: Stones No. 16, 2017 Watercolour on paper
67 x 102 cm
Chambers Fine Art
The Landscape of Natural Form No. 3 by Guo Hongwei contemporary artwork Guo HongweiThe Landscape of Natural Form No. 3, 2017 Watercolour on paper
102 x 152 cm
Chambers Fine Art
Red in Snow by Guo Hongwei contemporary artwork Guo HongweiRed in Snow, 2017 Oil on canvas
200 x 200 cm
Chambers Fine Art

Current & Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group exhibition, CHAMBERS REVIEW II at Chambers Fine Art, New York
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3 May–22 June 2019 Group exhibition CHAMBERS REVIEW II Chambers Fine Art, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Group exhibition, Against the Stream 溯洄 at Chambers Fine Art, Beijing
Closed
23 February–14 April 2019 Group exhibition Against the Stream 溯洄 Chambers Fine Art, Beijing

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Mining Mineral Structures with Watercolor and Sediment Related Press Mining Mineral Structures with Watercolor and Sediment Hyperallergic : 6 November 2017

Beijing artist Guo Hongwei is a master of watercolor technique, able to create convincing, almost photographic, results from this most minimal medium. He is also a collector of sorts, using his skill to assemble taxonomies of natural elements: leaves and butterflies, rocks and crystals.

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Leo Xu / Shanghai Related Press Leo Xu / Shanghai Flash Art : 4 August 2015

Among the most promising art dealers in contemporary China, Leo Xu has gathered together some of the boldest figures in the country’s emerging art scene: Cheng Ran, Li Shurui, Liu Chuang, Cui Jie, Cheng Wei and Guo Hongwei, just to name a few. Xu talks with Flash Art about his early career and future projects, and shares his vision for a...

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Guo Hongwei Related Video & Audio Guo Hongwei Art Asia Pacific : 1 August 2015

Guo Hongwei, born in 1982, is one of the most active young painters from Beijing. Renowned for his inventive execution of watercolor and oil, Guo takes painting as a form of collecting, a philosophy that has been the subject of his recent exhibitions. The subject matter of his works ranges from everyday objects to specimens of flora, fauna and...

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