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Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History Ocula Conversation
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Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History By Ruth McDougall, Sydney

Artist Taloi Havini and Ruth McDougall, curator of Pacific art at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, discuss Havini's first Australian solo exhibition, Reclamation .

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Armory Week Lowdown: Art Shows to See Ocula Report Armory Week Lowdown: Art Shows to See By Casey Carsel, New York

After structural issues forced The Armory Show into last-minute relocation pirouettes last year, the fair returns between 5 and 8 March 2020 with a flourishing programme, complemented by stand-out shows across New York City.

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Ella Kruglyanskaya Steals from Art History, Takes Back Gaze Ocula Insight Ella Kruglyanskaya Steals from Art History, Takes Back Gaze By Tessa Moldan, London

For her second solo exhibition at Thomas Dane Gallery in London, Ella Kruglyanskaya's compositions signal the many possibilities of paint.

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Kishio Suga Related Press

Kishio Suga at Blum & Poe Los Angeles Related Press Kishio Suga at Blum & Poe Los Angeles 24 May 2017, Art in America

Kishio Suga's exhibition offered a careful choreography of sticks leaning against wood panels, ropes wrapped around rocks, fabric strips twisted around curved metal plates, and concrete blocks sandwiching blades of grass. The interdependency of organic and industrial objects was characteristic of Mono-ha, a movement (whose name means 'school of...

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Precarious Cut-Stone Sculptures Convey a Sense of Delicate Balance Related Press Precarious Cut-Stone Sculptures Convey a Sense of Delicate Balance 2 January 2017, The Creators Project

Like a post-minimal graveyard, Kishio Suga’s cut stones and wood planks lend an existential air to the exhibition space at Dia:Chelsea. The Japanese artist’s first solo museum show in the United States gives a nod to Suga’s legacy as one of the founding members of Japan’s School of Things (Mono-ha), by featuring, alongside newly commissioned...

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Preview: Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 gallery highlights from Asia and Africa Related Press Preview: Art Basel Miami Beach 2016 gallery highlights from Asia and Africa 1 December 2016, Art Radar Journal

From 1 to 4 December 2016 galleries from around the world will converge on Art Basel Miami Beach. In Art Basel’s 15th edition in Miami Beach, there are an impressive 269 galleries expected from 29 countries across North and South America, Europe, Asia and Africa. The art fair is proven to be a highlight of the art calendar, with almost all...

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Border crossings: a new show pairs the work of Hanne Darboven and Kishio Suga Related Press Border crossings: a new show pairs the work of Hanne Darboven and Kishio Suga 25 November 2016, Wallpaper*

Dia Art Foundation strikes a perfect balance in pairing the late German conceptualist Hanne Darboven with Kishio Suga, founder of Mono-ha (School of Things) and Japan’s foremost sculptor in the latter's first solo museum exhibition in the US. Both are closely aligned to cultural and societal movements that defined the 1960s and 70s, a...

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Robert Morris & Kishio Suga Related Press Robert Morris & Kishio Suga 6 May 2016, Art Agenda

Words, like the gray matting in Robert Morris’s Lead and Felt (1969/2016), are woven. Yet, like these felt strips, descriptions shift. In a shared context with Kishio Suga’s Parameters of Space (1978/2016), material and form take on meanings that bend, twist, and track the local climate. The immediate world provides a particular...

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Robert Morris and Kishio Suga’s piece in conversation Related Press Robert Morris and Kishio Suga’s piece in conversation 17 March 2016, The Japan Times

There are just two installations in the exhibition Robert Morris and Kishio Suga  at Blum & Poe’s fifth-floor gallery in Harajuku: Morris’ Lead and Felt  and Suga’s Parameters of Space . However, there are a number of correspondences between these two artists that make their pairing engrossing and relevant....

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Kishio Suga Related Press Kishio Suga 5 February 2016, ArtAsiaPacific

Recently I’ve noticed that when I meet people who know my work, they say, “Oh you must be so busy!” I usually reply with something like, “Well, I’m getting by,” which probably gives people the impression that I’m quite reserved. Certainly, in these past three years, I’ve been doing exhibitions unlike...

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Kishio Suga wins Mainichi Art Award Related Press Kishio Suga wins Mainichi Art Award 29 January 2016, Art Asia Pacific

Japanese Mono-ha (“School of Things”) artist Kishio Suga was announced the winner of the 2016 Mainichi Art Award on January 28. The prize, which was first established in 1959 by the leading Japanese newspaper Mainichi Shimbun , recognizes the contributions of outstanding figures in visual art, literature, theatre, music and film.

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Top 10 Shows around Art Fair Tokyo 2015 Related Press Top 10 Shows around Art Fair Tokyo 2015 20 March 2015, Blouin Artinfo

In town for Art Fair Tokyo and feeling overwhelmed by the rash of satellite events happening at the same time? Blouin Artinfo presents a list of top ten exhibitions and events happening around the fair that you shouldn’t miss.

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Takahiro Kaneshima on Art Fair Tokyo Related Press Takahiro Kaneshima on Art Fair Tokyo 23 February 2015, Artinfo | 12 February 2015

With slightly more than a month to go before the tenth anniversary edition of Art Fair Tokyo opens at the Tokyo International Forum on March 20, what can visitors expect this year? The 2015 edition of the fair will feature a number of special curated showcases that highlight the historical context behind several Japanese art movements. Working...

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Kishio Suga at Blum & Poe, New York Related Press Kishio Suga at Blum & Poe, New York 7 January 2015, Darryl Wee for Artinfo / 04 January 2014

Leading Japanese Mono-ha artist Kishio Suga opens his first solo exhibition in New York at Blum & Poe on January 8. Mono-ha, which roughly translates to “school of things,” was a loosely affiliated group of artists who first gained prominence during the late 60s and early 70s, sought to articulate the contingent and ephemeral...

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Kishio Suga At Home Related Press Kishio Suga At Home 9 December 2014, John Jervis for Art Asia Pacific / Nov/Dec 2014

Wandering through a bulky group show in Hong Kong last May, I happened across three painted plywood panels. Each had been drilled through from behind multiple times in a roughly even pattern, covering the entire surface with smallish holes. The top layer of wood had splintered, sometimes in tight, sharp twists, sometimes in large shards that...

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Blum & Poe At Art Basel In Miami Beach 2014 Related Press Blum & Poe At Art Basel In Miami Beach 2014

Ocula's photographer Charles Roussel visited the Blum & Poe booth (K21) at Art Basel in Miami Beach. They brought works to the fair by Anya Gallaccio, Linder, Kishio Suga and Ha Chonghyun.

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