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Visions of Brazil: Reimagining Modernity from Tarsila to Sonia Ocula Report Visions of Brazil: Reimagining Modernity from Tarsila to Sonia 18 May 2019 : Fawz Kabra for Ocula

Bridging almost a century of Brazilian art, Visions of Brazil: Reimagining Modernity from Tarsila to Sonia at Blum & Poe in New York (30 April–22 June 2019), hosted in collaboration with Mendes Wood DM, offers a rereading of Brazilian Modernism through the works of artists practising at different times, from the 20th century through to the...

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Reiko Tomii Ocula Conversation Reiko Tomii

In 1969, Horikawa Michio, schoolteacher and member of the artist collective GUN (Group Ultra Niigata), filled out the customs paperwork to mail a one-kilogram river stone from Niigata, the proverbial 'backside of Japan', to President Nixon. In return, Horikawa received a thank you note for this 'most unusual Christmas gift'—a muted anti-war...

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Yun Hyong-keun in Venice: The Artist Behind the Paintings Ocula Report Yun Hyong-keun in Venice: The Artist Behind the Paintings 4 May 2019 : Sherry Paik for Ocula

'He was not a "political" kind of person. He just wanted to be honest and straight. But it was not easy in Korea to live like that,' writes curator Kim Inhye on artist Yun Hyong-keun. For much of his life, Yun lived in proximity to some of the most tumultuous moments in modern Korean history, from which he emerged as a pioneer of abstract...

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Jenny Watson

b. 1951, Australia

Jenny Watson was born in 1951 in Melbourne, Australia. She completed her Diploma of Painting, National Gallery of Victoria Art School, Melbourne, Australia (1972) and Diploma of Education, State College of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia (1973). From 1978-1984 she was a Partner in Art Projects, Melbourne, (Artist run space). Since 2002 Jenny has been an Adjunct Professor, Queensland College of the Arts, Griffith University, Australia.

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Old black cat and red rubber ball by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork Jenny WatsonOld black cat and red rubber ball, 2018 Acrylic on rabbit skin glue primed Japanese chintz and acrylic on oval text panel
100 x 84 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Flower girl by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork Jenny WatsonFlower girl, 2018 Acrylic on rabbit skin glue primed Japanese chintz and acrylic on oval text panel
100 x 85 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Black stallion and canary by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork Jenny WatsonBlack stallion and canary, 2018 Acrylic on rabbit skin glue primed Japanese chintz and acrylic on oval text panel
100 x 84 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
The world looks so much better through a horse's ears by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork Jenny WatsonThe world looks so much better through a horse's ears acrylic, Japanese pigments, haberdashery on rabbit skin glue primed Belgian linen
203.5 x 277.5 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
A London taxi and a London terrace by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork Jenny WatsonA London taxi and a London terrace, 2018 oil, acrylic, Japanese pigments, haberdashery on rabbit skin glue primed Belgian linen
198.5 x 271 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Young magpie by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork Jenny WatsonYoung magpie, 2018 acrylic, Japanese pigments, haberdashery on rabbit skin glue primed Belgian linen
270 x 203.5 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Screaming teenager at a Beatles concert 1964 by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork Jenny WatsonScreaming teenager at a Beatles concert 1964, 2018 acrylic, Japanese pigments, haberdashery on rabbit skin glue primed Belgian linen
273.5 x 203.5 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery
Tracy Marander goes to work by Jenny Watson contemporary artwork Jenny WatsonTracy Marander goes to work, 2018 acrylic, Japanese pigments, haberdashery on gesso primed Belgian linen
276 x 200 cm
Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Jenny Watson, Peripheral Vision at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
Closed
10 May–2 June 2018 Jenny Watson Peripheral Vision Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
Contemporary art exhibition, Jenny Watson, Just a Girl at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
Closed
7 July–6 August 2016 Jenny Watson Just a Girl Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
Contemporary art exhibition, Jenny Watson, Birds at Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney
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14 February–8 March 2014 Jenny Watson Birds Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Sydney

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Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy Related Press Jenny Watson: The Fabric of Fantasy Art Almanac : 29 June 2017

Jenny Watson is a leading Australian artist, whose oeuvre spans 40 years. Historically, Watson is perhaps most well known as being the first female artist to represent Australia in a solo presentation at the Venice Biennale in 1993, Rosalie Gascoigne and Peter Booth made a debut together in 1982. Today, she not only maintains a practice with...

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