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‘An Opera for Animals’ at Rockbund Art Museum Ocula Report ‘An Opera for Animals’ at Rockbund Art Museum 19 Jul 2019 : Penny Liu for Ocula

An Opera for Animals was first staged at Para Site in Hong Kong between 23 March and 2 June 2019, with works by over 48 artists and collectives that use opera as a metaphor for modes of contemporary, cross-disciplinary art-making. The exhibition's second iteration takes up a large portion of the Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) in Shanghai (22 June–25...

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Zoe Butt on the Challenges and Rewards of Curating Ocula Conversation Zoe Butt on the Challenges and Rewards of Curating

Zoe Butt is the artistic director of The Factory Contemporary Arts Centre in Ho Chi Minh City, the first purpose-built space for contemporary art in Vietnam. Founded in March 2016, the Centre was designed by HTAP Architects in an old steel warehouse, with cargo shipping containers added to its structure. Initiated as a social enterprise...

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Ocula 报告|Condo Shanghai 2019 展览看点 Ocula Report Ocula 报告|Condo Shanghai 2019 展览看点 11 Jul 2019 : Penny Liu for Ocula

即将于2019年7月13开幕的第二届 Condo Shanghai,联合上海7座画廊/艺术机构与14 家来自全球11个不同的城市,如东京、首尔、雅加达、巴尔的摩、洛杉矶、伦敦、纽约、危地马拉城、利马和墨西哥城,为实验性展览营造了一个更切实可行的国际环境。以下是Ocula的展览看点。周奥,《景观/对象WA》(2016)。橡木上固化油墨打印,左: 55.88 × 147.32 cm,中: 121.92 × 152.4 cm,右: 55.88 × 147.32 cm,图片提供:马凌画廊,上海。马凌画廊 × 80m2 Livia Benavides × LABOR × Proyectos Ultravioleta马凌画廊 |...

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Henry Taylor

b. 1958, USA

Henry Taylor (born in Ventura, California, 1958) received his bachelor of arts from California Institute of the Arts and has had solo exhibitions at MOMA PS1, Santa Monica Museum of Art, and Studio Museum in Harlem. He has been included in numerous group exhibitions, including Blues for Smoke, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Made in LA, Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Los Angeles; Human Nature: Contemporary Art from the Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Los Angeles; and 30 Americans, Rubell Family Collection, Miami, FL and North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC.

Featured Artworks

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My friend George from Kenya by Henry Taylor contemporary artwork
Henry TaylorMy friend George from Kenya, 2018 Acrylic on canvas
40.8 x 32.1 x 1.7 cm
Blum & Poe
Marie by Henry Taylor contemporary artwork
Henry TaylorMarie, 2018 Acrylic on canvas
41.6 x 32.1 x 1.6 cm
Blum & Poe
CASSAAY by Henry Taylor contemporary artwork
Henry TaylorCASSAAY, 2018 Acrylic on canvas
101.6 x 76.2 x 3.8 cm
Blum & Poe
"I THINK IT'S TIME TO PRAY" by Henry Taylor contemporary artwork
Henry Taylor"I THINK IT'S TIME TO PRAY", 2017 Acrylic on canvas
88.9 x 59.7 x 1.9 cm
Blum & Poe
Priscilla's Welcomed Me by Henry Taylor contemporary artwork
Henry TaylorPriscilla's Welcomed Me, 2017 Acrylic on canvas
148 x 99.1 x 2.5 cm
Blum & Poe
Tatiana and Danny - Greece by Henry Taylor contemporary artwork
Henry TaylorTatiana and Danny - Greece, 2017 Acrylic on canvas
22.2 x 33 x 1.9 cm
Blum & Poe
Ghanaian #3 by Henry Taylor contemporary artwork
Henry TaylorGhanaian #3, 2017 Acrylic on canvas
40 x 29.8 x 1.9 cm
Blum & Poe
Far away Thinking of You by Henry Taylor contemporary artwork
Henry TaylorFar away Thinking of You, 2017 Acrylic on canvas
111.8 x 83.5 x 3.8 cm
Blum & Poe

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Henry Taylor, Here and There at Blum & Poe, Tokyo
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24 March–19 May 2018 Henry Taylor Here and There Blum & Poe, Tokyo
Contemporary art exhibition, Henry Taylor, Solo exhibition at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
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10 September–5 November 2016 Henry Taylor Solo exhibition Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
Contemporary art exhibition, Henry Taylor, Solo exhibition at Blum & Poe, New York
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1 March–4 April 2015 Henry Taylor Solo exhibition Blum & Poe, New York

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Henry Taylor: ‘We have to be the ones to speak out’ Related Press Henry Taylor: ‘We have to be the ones to speak out’ GQ : 22 July 2018

If anyone were still in any doubt as to the continuing power of print media, they need look no further than the Jay-Z interview carried in the New York Times at the end of last year.

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HENRY TAYLOR'S TRUTH Related Press HENRY TAYLOR'S TRUTH Interview Magazine : 4 April 2017

Henry Taylor paints people as they are—in their homes, on the street—but he's more than a portraitist of everyday America. His depictions of friends, strangers, and public figures are deceptively simple; his matter-of-fact approach results in works that seem as though the subject is truly present before you, while suggesting histories both personal...

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Inside Out: Henry Taylor's Painting Related Press Inside Out: Henry Taylor's Painting Art in America : 30 March 2017

Henry Taylor's painting has often been discussed in the context of outsider art not only because of his vivid and somewhat reductive figuration, but because of his biography: the youngest of eight children raised by a single mother in Oxnard, California, he held several jobs unrelated to art, including a ten-year stint as a technician at a...

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The 2017 Whitney Biennial Is a Moving, Forward-Looking Tour de Force—a Triumph Related Press The 2017 Whitney Biennial Is a Moving, Forward-Looking Tour de Force—a Triumph ARTNews : 20 March 2017

After a three-year hiatus intended to allow Whitney Museum curators to break in their palatial new home in the Meatpacking District, the Whitney Biennial has returned in very fine form, with an intensely satisfying display of 63 artists and collectives across two full floors and a few other spaces. The mood is, by turns, anxious and dark, even...

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