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Pierre Huyghe: The Artist as Director Ocula Conversation Pierre Huyghe: The Artist as Director

Pierre Huyghe is a producer of spectacular and memorable enigmas, with works that function more like mirages than as objects. Abyssal Plain (2015–ongoing), his contribution to the 2015 Istanbul Biennial, curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, was installed on the seabed of the Marmara Sea, some 20 metres below the surface of the water and close to...

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MoMA Expansion: Once the Modern, Always the Modern Ocula Report MoMA Expansion: Once the Modern, Always the Modern 29 Nov 2019 : Mohammad Salemy for Ocula

In the early decades of its existence, New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), founded in 1929, transformed from a philanthropic project modestly housed in a few rooms of the Heckscher Building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street, to an alleged operating node in the United States' cultural struggle during the cold war, and one of the...

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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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KAWS

b. 1974, USA

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Where the End Starts at Yuz Museum in Shanghai is the largest KAWS's exhibition in China, and also his first survey exhibition in Asia. Jointly organized by Yuz Museum and Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth in close collaboration with the artist, KAWS: Where the End Starts features his key paintings, sculptures, drawings, toys, and advertisement...

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Experience KAWS In VR Through Visionaire's Latest Collaboration Project with M&M's Related Press Experience KAWS In VR Through Visionaire's Latest Collaboration Project with M&M's Unrated : 2 February 2017

Virtual reality is fast becoming the new norm, and is seems the iconic chocolate brand M&M’s wants a part of the action. Bringing on the keen eye and direction of fashion and luxury art imprint VISIONAIRE, its latest effort takes the artwork of Brian Donelly, better known as KAWS to new heights. The collaboration sees KAWS’ signature shapes,...

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Say hello to my little zine! The NY Art Book Fair takes over Moma PS1 Related Press Say hello to my little zine! The NY Art Book Fair takes over Moma PS1 ARTNews : 19 September 2016

The NY Art Book Fair draws a huge crowd every year, and so it wasn’t a surprise that there were lines everywhere at this year’s edition—lines to get into the bathroom, lines to see certain booths, lines for the KAWS signing (the longest line of all), and lines simply to get into the fair itself. But those lines moved quickly, and...

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Five to see this weekend Related Press Five to see this weekend Aesthetica Magazine : 15 August 2016

We celebrate the middle of August with a collection of unique and thought-provoking shows. In Melbourne, Tolarno Galleries and artist Caroline Rothwell offer a refreshing approach to that most enduring of questions: what is the relationship between nature and man? In a similar vein, Mongolian artist Xiao Yu considers the same topic, turning his...

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Exclusive: KAWS introduces 'Man’s Best Friend' at Pace Prints Related Press Exclusive: KAWS introduces 'Man’s Best Friend' at Pace Prints Highsnobiety : 18 March 2016

KAWS introduces “Man’s Best Friend,” a series of screenprints based on the artist’s signature Snoopy motif. If you were looking for a quick flip, this is probably not your chance to cash out. The abstracted black-and-white prints are limited to 100 pieces and will only be sold in the full set of 10. This is basically an...

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Previews: KAWS at Yorkshire Sculpture Park Related Press Previews: KAWS at Yorkshire Sculpture Park Arrested Motion : 20 January 2016

Three weeks before the official opening on the 6th of February, the historically designed landscape of Yorkshire Sculpture Park turned into sort of a construction site last weekend. With large trucks, cranes and other heavy machinery in place, the setup of the first UK museum exhibition by KAWS has begun.Different body parts, Mickey-like gloves...

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KAWS reveals new Snoopy prints for Art Basel Related Press KAWS reveals new Snoopy prints for Art Basel Hypebeast : 2 December 2015

Contemporary art publisher Pace Prints has teamed up with KAWS to present a set of limited prints, slated to be released during this year’s Art Basel Miami. The NYC-based printer and gallery provided us with the artist’s long-awaited You Should Know I Know work earlier this year, which is currently being auctioned for nearly $15K. The...

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Although he’s had a busy year in terms of public displays – what with new exhibitions at Amsterdam’s ArtZuid Fair and in Shanghai's CLEAN SLATE exhibition  – we haven’t had the opportunity to take home a new print from KAWS since last year’s Presenting The Past print. Here KAWS sneaks up on us by teaming...

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KAWS Talks About the Shanghai Times Square "CLEAN SLATE" Exhibition Related Press KAWS Talks About the Shanghai Times Square "CLEAN SLATE" Exhibition HYPEBEAST : 26 May 2015

Erected earlier this week in Shanghai’s bustling Huangpu district, Brooklyn contemporary artist Brian Donnelly, better known as KAWS, ventured to the heart of Middle Kingdom for his latest undertaking. Following the showing of “CLEAN SLATE” last year at Hong Kong’s Harbour City, KAWS brings his concept to the mainland,...

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