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Hito Steyerl: How To Build a Sustainable Art World Ocula Conversation Hito Steyerl: How To Build a Sustainable Art World

'A Picture of War is Not War', we read in Hito Steyerl's iconic film November (2004), an essayistic Super 8 film tackling the definition of terrorism constructed around the figure of the artist's best friend Andrea Wolf, who was killed as a terrorist in 1998 in Eastern Anatolia after she joined the PKK (Kurdistan Workers' Party). Mixing documentary...

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Aichi to Okayama: Art in Japan Looks to the Future Ocula Report Aichi to Okayama: Art in Japan Looks to the Future 11 Oct 2019 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

There has been a flurry of triennial and biennial art activity in Japan this year. The Aichi Triennale opened in Nagoya this August, sparking a national debate about the shutting down of a display of formerly censored works—the result of public backlash against a burnt image of Emperor Hirohito and a statue commemorating the women forced into...

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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight | Video
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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough 15 October 2019

Hans Hartung and Art Informel at Mazzoleni London (1 October 2019-18 January 2020) presents key works by the French-German painter while highlighting his connection with artists active in Paris during the 50s and 60s. In this video, writer and historian Alan Montgomery discusses Hartung's practice and its legacy.Born in Leipzig in 1904, Hans...

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Kate Shaw

b. 1961, Australia

Kate Shaw's works has been exhibited widely in New York, Los Angeles, Beijing, Paris, Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane. She has undertaken studio residencies in Brooklyn, USA, 24hr Art Contemporary Art Space, Darwin and Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne.

She was a finalist in the 2009 Salon De Refuse and in the 2008 Fleurieu Biennale and John Leslie art prizes. In 2007 she received a highly commended in the ABN AMRO Emerging Artist Award, was a finalist in the Fisher’s Ghost Award. She also was the recipient of an Arts Victoria International Fund Export & Touring Grant. Her works reside in the collections of Artbank, Macquerie Bank and private collections in Australia, UK and the USA. Kate Shaw graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts) Honours at RMIT University in Melbourne in 1994 before completing a Diploma of Museum Studies at Deakin University in 1997. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Fine Arts) Honours from RMIT University, Melbourne.

For the last 15 years Shaw has exhibited in a number of group shows within Australia and internationally including The Ides of March, ABC NO RIO, New York; Singular, Luxe Gallery, New York;FIAC 2006 at the Grand Palais in the Louvre, Paris;Places, Luxe Gallery, New York in 2007. In 2007 Shaw exhibited in and co-curated (with Larissa Hjorth) the Arts Victoria funded group exhibition U-turn at The Glendale College of Art Gallery, Los Angeles in 2007. She has also held several solo exhibitions in Australia and the USA. In 2008 she had two studio residencies, the first in Brooklyn, New York, and then in Darwin at 24hr Art where she also held an exhibition. In 2008 Shaw was a finalist in the Fleurieu Biennale, and her work was also included in the New York LUXE gallery’s offering for the CIGE art fair in Beijing. In 2007 she was highly commended in the ABN Amro Emerging Artist Award, was a finalist at the Fisher’s Ghost Award and received an Arts Victoria International Fund Export & Touring Grant.

Her work is held in Artbank’s collection as well as numerous private collections in Australia, America and the UK.

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Featured Artworks

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Solastalgia by Kate Shaw contemporary artwork
Kate ShawSolastalgia, 2019 Acrylic and resin on board
100 x 180 cm
Martin Browne Contemporary
The Cloud by Kate Shaw contemporary artwork
Kate ShawThe Cloud, 2019 Acrylic and resin on board
100 x 180 cm
Martin Browne Contemporary
Threshold by Kate Shaw contemporary artwork
Kate ShawThreshold, 2019 Acrylic and resin on board
100 x 180 cm
Martin Browne Contemporary
Shadowlands by Kate Shaw contemporary artwork
Kate ShawShadowlands, 2018 Acrylic on dresin board
120 x 150 cm
Martin Browne Contemporary
The Birds–2013 Vatnajokull by Kate Shaw contemporary artwork
Kate ShawThe Birds–2013 Vatnajokull, 2018 Acrylic and resin on board
60 x 180 cm
Martin Browne Contemporary
Continuum by Kate Shaw contemporary artwork
Kate ShawContinuum, 2018 High-definition video
Martin Browne Contemporary
The Conception - 1969 Blue Mountains by Kate Shaw contemporary artwork
Kate ShawThe Conception - 1969 Blue Mountains, 2018 Acrylic and resin on board
120 x 270 cm
Martin Browne Contemporary
The Birds - 2013 Vatnajökull by Kate Shaw contemporary artwork
Kate ShawThe Birds - 2013 Vatnajökull, 2018 Acrylic and resin on board
60 x 180 cm
Martin Browne Contemporary

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Show, TERRITORY at Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
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27 June–21 July 2019 Group Show TERRITORY Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
Contemporary art exhibition, Kate Shaw, Continuum at Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
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2–27 May 2018 Kate Shaw Continuum Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney

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