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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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Wong Ping: Hong Kong Fables Ocula Conversation Wong Ping: Hong Kong Fables

There is something irrepressibly compelling about the lewd animated videos of Wong Ping. Is it their flat surfaces rendered in popping colours? Or their dark narratives that resonate with the deepest recesses of the human psyche? They have been included in an impressive repertoire of group exhibitions in recent years, including One Hand Clapping at...

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Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House Ocula Report Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House 5 Jul 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

Get Up Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House in London (12 June–15 September 2019) surveys more than half a century of black creativity in Britain and beyond across the fields of art, film, photography, music, design, fashion, and literature.Curated by Zak Ové, works by approximately 100 intergenerational black...

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Jake & Dinos Chapman

United Kingdom

Iakovos 'Jake'  and Konstantinos 'Dinos' Chapman are English artists who began collaborating in 1991. Their works are often grotesque and violent scenes of war recreated in miniature figurines. The brothers first came to prominence with their show The Rape of Creativity, where they acquired a collection of Goya's The Disasters of War etchings. These they overpainted with demented Ronald McDonalds and Hitler imagined as a clown. The brothers were criticised as provoking the institutions of art history through defacement, yet the iconoclastic intent of the pair have remained strong.

Dealing with the subjects of war, pornography, and capitalism the artists combine religious, historic and fictional narratives to create a dystopian vision of the near future. The sensitivity of these topics attest to the relevance of such themes throughout history. Other major works include 'Hell', 'Fucking Hell', 'Like a Dog Returns to Its Vomit', and 'Little Death Machine (Castrated)'.

Featured Artworks

Bedtime Tales for Sleepless Nights by Jake & Dinos Chapman contemporary artwork
Jake & Dinos ChapmanBedtime Tales for Sleepless Nights, 2013 Portfolio of 15 etchings
43.3 x 35.2 cm
Paragon
Insult to Injury Wallpaper by Jake & Dinos Chapman contemporary artwork
Jake & Dinos ChapmanInsult to Injury Wallpaper Digital print on wallpaper
1000 x 52 cm
Page Blackie Gallery

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Show, EDITIONS at Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington
Closed
2–22 December 2014 Group Show EDITIONS Page Blackie Gallery, Wellington

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In Related Press

Jake and Dinos Chapman to have first major exhibition in Turkey Related Press Jake and Dinos Chapman to have first major exhibition in Turkey The Art Newspaper : 19 December 2016

British artists and brothers Jake and Dinos Chapman, part of the YBA generation that rose to fame in the 1990s, are to have their first major solo show in Turkey next year. In the Realm of the Senseless opens at Arter, a private museum in Istanbul run by the Turkish billionaire and collector and Omer Koç, on 10 February (until 7 May).

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Double vision: the artist duos who think as one Related Press Double vision: the artist duos who think as one The Guardian : 7 June 2016

Brothers, sisters, lovers, others ... London’s Royal Academy celebrates the work of artist duos in its summer exhibition. From Jake and Dinos Chapman to the Wilson twins, four twosomes reveal how they work – and stay – together

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Jake and Dinos Chapman: How we made 'Hell' Related Press Jake and Dinos Chapman: How we made 'Hell' The Guardian : 16 June 2015

A lot of people seem to think Hell is about the Holocaust – but it’s the absolute inverse of that. It’s the Nazis who are being subjected to industrial genocide. Which means people aren’t actually looking at it.The idea came from chaos, the mess of our conversations, though we never really had anything to say. It’s...

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