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Los Angeles' art scene has a lot to offer during Frieze Los Angeles, with galleries, non-profits, and museums gearing up for the fair's second edition between 14 and 17 February 2020. In this Ocula Lowdown, Tessa Moldan lists a selection of the city's must-see shows.

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Ack Ro' , Jaki Irvine's reflection on the fragility of life at Kerlin Gallery, Dublin, is an 'ambitious, holistic installation' staged like a 'wild disarray of interconnected yet fragmented pieces'.

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b. 1922, Russia

Jules Olitski Biography

Born in Ukraine, Olitski served in the United States Army during the Second World War. He worked as an artist in Paris, exhibiting with the Cobra group and participating in the art informel movement, and in New York where his relationship with the critic Clement Greenberg placed him amongst some of the most important artist of 20th century America. His large poured, stained and sprayed canvases created diffused fields of colours which had formal similarities to the colour field proponent of Abstract Expressionism. 

Jules Olitski Featured Artworks

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Discovery Slide by Jules Olitski contemporary artwork
Jules OlitskiDiscovery Slide, 1985Acrylic on canvas
146.1 x 94 cm
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Broom of Gilgamesh-One by Jules Olitski contemporary artwork
Jules OlitskiBroom of Gilgamesh-One, 1980Acrylic on canvas
279.4 x 160 cm
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Directing Centers by Jules Olitski contemporary artwork
Jules OlitskiDirecting Centers, 1983Acrylic on canvas
170.2 x 71.1 cm
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After Lazarus-Seven by Jules Olitski contemporary artwork
Jules OlitskiAfter Lazarus-Seven, 1982Acrylic on canvas
121.9 x 282 cm
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Heraclitus Step-Two by Jules Olitski contemporary artwork
Jules OlitskiHeraclitus Step-Two, 1977Acrylic on canvas
190.5 x 127 cm
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Thales Enthralled-Thirteen by Jules Olitski contemporary artwork
Jules OlitskiThales Enthralled-Thirteen, 1978Acrylic on canvas
160 x 68.6 cm
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Gildamesh penetration-eleven by Jules Olitski contemporary artwork
Jules OlitskiGildamesh penetration-eleven, 1975Acrylic on canvas
218.4 x 119.4 cm
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Diosa - 1 by Jules Olitski contemporary artwork
Jules OlitskiDiosa - 1, 1982Acrylic on canvas
129.5 x 214 cm
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Jules Olitski Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Anthony Caro, Jules Olitski, Les années 70 - 80 at Templon, Paris
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16 March–11 May 2019 Anthony Caro, Jules Olitski Les années 70 - 80 Templon, 28 Grenier Saint-Lazare, Paris

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Fare for the curious: Art Brussels 2016 banks on rediscovery Related Press Fare for the curious: Art Brussels 2016 banks on rediscovery 27 April 2016, Wallpaper

Art Brussels’ 34th edition signaled something of a turning point – a deepening of the contemporary art fair’s distinctive character, brought about by the move to Tour & Taxis, a former customs warehouse, and the decision to reduce the size of the fair by 50 galleries, down to 141.

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