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Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide Ocula Conversation Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide

Ongoing since 2012, the Real DMZ Project interrogates the demilitarised zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea through annual, research-based exhibitions that bring together the works of Korean and international artists. Sunjung Kim, the independent curator behind the project, conceived the idea of exploring the DMZ while curating Japanese artist...

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Frieze Week Lowdown: London Shows to See Ocula Report Frieze Week Lowdown: London Shows to See 20 Sep 2019 : Tessa Moldan for Ocula

London's galleries and museums are gearing up for a lively October, with Frieze London and Frieze Masters running between 3 and 6 October 2019 at Regent's Park, along with 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair, taking place across the same dates at Somerset House; and the tenth anniversary of the Sunday Art Fair, showcasing new and emerging artists...

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Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum Ocula Insight | Video Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum 16 August 2019

Mark Bradford walks through Mark Bradford: Los Angeles Mark Bradford: Los Angeles at the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai (27 July–13 October 2019) is the artist's largest solo exhibition to date in China. In this video for Ocula, Bradford and Diana Nawi, curator of the show, walk through selected works that convey the artist's concerns with...

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Guo Hongwei

b. 1982, China

Born 1982 in Sichuan, China. 

Featured Artworks

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The Origin of Landscape No.5 by Guo Hongwei contemporary artwork
Guo HongweiThe Origin of Landscape No.5, 2018 Acrylic on linen
50 x 80 cm
Simon Lee Gallery
She’s in Fashion by Guo Hongwei contemporary artwork
Guo HongweiShe’s in Fashion, 2018 Oil on linen
200 x 150 cm
Simon Lee Gallery
Panda Variation by Guo Hongwei contemporary artwork
Guo HongweiPanda Variation, 2018 Oil on linen
150 x 200 cm
Simon Lee Gallery
White Leaves No.1白叶 No.1 by Guo Hongwei contemporary artwork
Guo HongweiWhite Leaves No.1白叶 No.1, 2016 Oil on linen
80 x 60 cm
Chambers Fine Art
Falling in Transformation by Guo Hongwei contemporary artwork
Guo HongweiFalling in Transformation, 2019 Oil on linen
150 x 200 cm
Chambers Fine Art

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Out for Summer at Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong
Closed
12 July–7 September 2019 Group Exhibition Out for Summer Simon Lee Gallery, Hong Kong
Contemporary art exhibition, Group exhibition, CHAMBERS REVIEW II at Chambers Fine Art, New York
Closed
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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In Video & Audio

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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