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Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber Ocula Report Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber 15 Mar 2019 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

In Meiro Koizumi's three-channel video installation, The Angels of Testimony (2019), the central frame features an interview with Hajime Kondo about his time as a solider of the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The conversation centres on war crimes perpetrated in China, including the beheading of Chinese prisoners for...

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Diana Campbell Betancourt Ocula Conversation Diana Campbell Betancourt

Diana Campbell Betancourt is a curator working predominantly across South and Southeast Asia. Since 2013 she has been the founding artistic director of the Samdani Art Foundation and chief curator of the Dhaka Art Summit in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a transnational art event that has grown in size and scale ever since its first edition in 2012. Backed by...

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Chinternet Ugly at Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art Ocula Report Chinternet Ugly at Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art 7 Mar 2019 : Mike Pinnington for Ocula

China, home to 802 million internet users, is subject to sophisticated online censorship. This shrouded state of affairs, unsurprisingly perhaps, serves to reinforce stereotypes around conformity elsewhere. Any realm, digital or otherwise, subject to such strict scrutiny must necessarily be bland and uncritical, right? I was mulling over such...

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James Casebere

b. 1953, USA

James Casebere was born in 1953, in Lansing, Michigan. He grew up outside Detroit, attended Michigan State University, and graduated from the Minneapolis College of Art and Design with a BFA in 1976 where he studied with the sculptor Siah Armajani. In the fall of 1977, he attended the Whitney Independent Study Program in New York, and then moved to Los Angeles where he studied with John Baldessari and Doug Huebler. He was John Baldessari’s teaching assistant. Classmates included Mike Kelly, and Tony Oursler. He received an M.F.A from Cal Arts in 1979.

Since the late 1990s Casebere has lived in Fort Greene Brooklyn, with his wife Lorna Simpson and their daughter Zora.

Featured Artworks

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Nalu (Tan) by James Casebere contemporary artwork James CasebereNalu (Tan), 2018 Framed archival pigment print mounted to dibond
117.2 x 169.4 cm
Sean Kelly
Orange Guesthouse by James Casebere contemporary artwork James CasebereOrange Guesthouse, 2018 Archival pigment print
114 x 169.5 cm
Lisson Gallery
Shallow Pool by James Casebere contemporary artwork James CasebereShallow Pool, 2017 Framed archival pigment print mounted to dibond
119.4 x 150.8 cm (incl frame)
Sean Kelly
Red/Orange Solo Pavilion by James Casebere contemporary artwork James CasebereRed/Orange Solo Pavilion, 2018 Framed archival pigment print mounted to dibond
169.5 x 116.8 cm
Sean Kelly
Vestibule 2 by James Casebere contemporary artwork James CasebereVestibule 2, 2018 Archival pigment print mounted on dibond
176.4 x 119.9 x 5.7 cm
Templon
Yellow Passage by James Casebere contemporary artwork James CasebereYellow Passage, 2017 Framed archival pigment print mounted to dibond
112.5 x 169 cm
Templon
Courtyard with Orange Wall by James Casebere contemporary artwork James CasebereCourtyard with Orange Wall, 2017 Framed archival pigment print mounted to dibond
163.5 x 112.5 cm
Templon
El Eco Courtyard by James Casebere contemporary artwork James CasebereEl Eco Courtyard, 2017 framed archival pigment print mounted to dibond
44.5 x 66.75 inches
Sean Kelly

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, James Casebere, Emotional Architecture at Sean Kelly, New York
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27 January–11 March 2017 James Casebere Emotional Architecture Sean Kelly, New York

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The Loneliness of Luis Barragán’s Domestic Spaces Related Press The Loneliness of Luis Barragán’s Domestic Spaces Hyperallergic : 1 March 2017

If you walk into Sean Kelly gallery to have a look at the photography of James Casebere and you feel as if you have been immersed in an eldritch vision, you are not alone. These images are like the photographs that graced the covers of Architectural Digest in the 1990s: clean, well-lighted places devoid of human presence. Those photos relayed the...

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Reflective Structures Related Press Reflective Structures Aesthetica Magazine : 15 February 2017

For his first solo show since 2010, and his first in the new space at Sean Kelly Gallery, New York, James Casebere returns to an exploration of interior spaces, this time in a direct response to the work of the Mexican architect Luis Barragán. Emotional Architecture, refers to the name that that he and artist Mathias Goeritz coined for their latest...

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A small world: artist James Casebere captures Luis Barragán’s architecture in miniature Related Press A small world: artist James Casebere captures Luis Barragán’s architecture in miniature Wallpaper* : 6 February 2017

'In the gardens and homes I have designed I have always tried to allow for the interior placid murmur of silence,' said Luis Barragán in his 1980 Pritzker Prize acceptance speech. In a new body of work by the American artist James Casebere, that silence sings.Emotional Architecture, on view through 11 March at New York gallery Sean Kelly, explores...

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