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Havana Biennial 2019: Constructing the Possible Ocula Report Havana Biennial 2019: Constructing the Possible 17 Apr 2019 : Federica Bueti for Ocula

I first visited Havana in November 2016, a few days after Fidel Castro died, and just under a year before Hurricane Irma hit Cuba in September 2017. Since then, much has changed, including the hand-painted signs that punctuate the journey from the airport to the city centre, which today do not celebrate the revolution so much as the 'Unidad y...

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Andrew Stahl and Guo Xiaohui Ocula Conversation Andrew Stahl and Guo Xiaohui

The exhibition Beyond Boundaries at Somerset House in London (12 March–2 April 2019) marked the historic contributions of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing (CAFA) and the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, on the occasion of their 100th and 150th anniversaries, respectively. Spread across several rooms of Somerset House's...

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The National 2019: New Australian Art Ocula Report The National 2019: New Australian Art 13 Apr 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

The National 2019: New Australian Art features work by 70 contemporary Australia-based artists split across three venues: the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), Carriageworks, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) (29 March–21 July 2019), as curated by Isobel Parker Philip, curator of photographs at AGNSW; Daniel Mudie Cunningham,...

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Walters Prize nominees announced

The New Zealand Herald First published on 22 March 2018

Exhibition views (top left to bottom right): Ruth Buchanan, Bad Visual Systems (2 October–22 December 2016), Adam Art Gallery, Wellington; Jacqueline Fraser, The Making of Mississippi Grind, Auckland Art Gallery (20 May–15 October 2017); Jess Johnson (with Simon Ward): Whol Why Wurld, Carriageworks, Sydney (30 March–25 June 2017); Pati Solomona Tyrell, Fāgogo, St Paul St. Gallery, Auckland 8 June–21 July (2017).

When Pati Solomona Tyrell told his parents he was gay, his mother advised him to make a name for himself and show the world he would be a success.

This week, Aotea reminded her young artist son of her words when he called his parents to say he'd been nominated for the Walters Prize.

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