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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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Mandy El-Sayegh: Productive Ambiguity Ocula Conversation Mandy El-Sayegh: Productive Ambiguity

Moving across installation, painting, drawing, and writing, Malaysia-born and London-based artist Mandy El-Sayegh explores the political, social, and economic complexities of humanity, using a mosaic of information—from advertising slogans and pornographic imagery to newspaper articles—that she subjects to processes of layering,...

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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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Jiro Yoshihara

(1905 - 1972), Japan

Japanese artist Jiro Yoshihara made major contributions to the global landscape of post-war art due in part to his founding of the Gutai Art Association, an innovative collective based in Osaka. Yoshihara also established a successful career as a solo artist in abstract and surrealist painting. 

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Work by Jiro Yoshihara contemporary artwork
Jiro YoshiharaWork, 1970 Acrylic on canvas
46 x 53.5 cm
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Jiro YoshiharaUntitled, c. 1960-1970 Acrylic on paper
36 x 45 cm
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Untitled by Jiro Yoshihara contemporary artwork
Jiro YoshiharaUntitled, c. 1960-1970 Acrylic on paper
44.5 x 36.5 cm
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Untitled by Jiro Yoshihara contemporary artwork
Jiro YoshiharaUntitled, c. 1960s Ink on paper
44 x 35.5 cm
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Untitled by Jiro Yoshihara contemporary artwork
Jiro YoshiharaUntitled, c. 1960-1970 Oil and pencil on paper
38 x 53 cm
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How a 'scream' of post-war Japanese art pioneered Modernism Related Press How a 'scream' of post-war Japanese art pioneered Modernism The Creators Project : 31 October 2016

These days, Japanese artists like Yayoi Kusama and Takashi Murakami pull big crowds and even bigger price tags, but it wasn’t always so. Vibrant though it was, the Japanese avant-garde was relatively unknown to Western audiences for most of the 20th century. This began to change in 1996 when scholar and author Alexandra Munroe, Senior Curator...

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