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Almine Rech-Picasso Goes Global Ocula Conversation Almine Rech-Picasso Goes Global

French gallerist Almine Rech-Picasso opened her first space in Asia on Shanghai's historic Bund in July this year, bringing her eponymous gallery's total locations to five. The Shanghai gallery occupies roughly 4,000 square feet on the second floor of the three-storey Amber Building, a beautiful warehouse space, originally occupied by the Central...

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From the Gallery to the Streets: Home Works 8 in Beirut Ocula Report From the Gallery to the Streets: Home Works 8 in Beirut 8 Nov 2019 : Nat Muller for Ocula

There's an inside joke amongst the team of Ashkal Alwan, The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts: that every time an edition of its biennial forum on cultural practices is planned, a national crisis happens. The eighth edition of Home Works was no different: it opened on 17 October amidst the most devastating wildfires that Lebanon had witnessed...

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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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Kris Martin

b. 1972, Belgium

Kris Martin was born in 1972 and is based in Ghent, Belgium. Solo shows include Every Day of the Weak, Kestnergesellschaft, Hanover, Aargauer Kunsthaus, Aarau, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn; Theseustempel, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna; MANDI, Lehmbruck Museum, Duisburg (all 2012), The Magnificent Seven, CCA Wattis, San Francisco (2011); FESTUM, White Cube, London; T.Y.F.F.S.H., K20 Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf (both 2010); Aspen Art Museum, Aspen (2009); Marc Foxx, Los Angeles (2008); P.S.1, MoMA, New York (2007); Sies + Höke Galerie, Düsseldorf (2007) and Johann König, Berlin (2006).

Group shows include A House of Leaves – First Movement, David Roberts Art Foundation, London
; Goldrausch, Kunsthalle Nürnberg, Im Schein des Unendlichen – Romantik und Gegenwart, Altana Kulturstiftung im Sinclairhaus, Bad Homburg, Cartographies, Fundación la Caixa, Barceolona, Madrid (all 2012); Untitled, 12th Istanbul Biennial (2011); Touched 6th Liverpool Biennial, Liverpool (2010); Let’s Dance, MACVAL, Vitry-sur-Seine (2010); Earth: Art of a Contemporary World Royal Academy of Art, London (2009); Morality Witte de With Centre, Rotterdam (2009); The Quick & the Dead Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, (2009); Traces du sacré, Centre Pompidou, Paris (2008); Passengers, Wattis Institute for Contemporary Art, San Francisco (2007); Learn to Read, Tate Modern, London (2007) and Of Mice and Men: 4th Berlin Biennial for Contemporary Art (2006).

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Featured Artworks

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Mirror I by Kris Martin contemporary artwork
Kris MartinMirror I, 2019 Monoprint
120 x 120 cm
Sean Kelly
No Inclination by Kris Martin contemporary artwork
Kris MartinNo Inclination, 2019 Inscribed pewter plate
6.7 x 38.1 x 38.1 cm
Sean Kelly
Just Judges by Kris Martin contemporary artwork
Kris MartinJust Judges, 2019 Framed mirror
157.2 x 57.5 x 4 cm
Sean Kelly
Idiot XLV by Kris Martin contemporary artwork
Kris MartinIdiot XLV, 2019 16th century wooden sculpture with metal funnel
61 x 38.1 x 14 cm
Sean Kelly
Sang by Kris Martin contemporary artwork
Kris MartinSang, 2019 Church hymn board
76.2 x 30.5 x 3.2 cm
Sean Kelly
Mandi XLV by Kris Martin contemporary artwork
Kris MartinMandi XLV, 2019 Steel, bronze and candle
140.3 x 40 x 42.5 cm
Sean Kelly
You Angel You by Kris Martin contemporary artwork
Kris MartinYou Angel You, 2019 Wood, rubber and metal
95.4 x 19.1 x 19.5 cm
Sean Kelly
Idiot IV by Kris Martin contemporary artwork
Kris MartinIdiot IV, 2007/2011 Iron
18.5 x 12.5 cm
Sean Kelly

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Kris Martin, ?DO GEESE SEE GOD? at Sean Kelly, New York
Closed
21 March–27 April 2019 Kris Martin ?DO GEESE SEE GOD? Sean Kelly, New York

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“Fire and Forget” is a commonly used term in military jargon for weapon systems that are triggered at a safe range from the enemy, and can reach their target independently.It is structured along the four thematic complexes of Borders, Affect, Memory/Remembrance, and Event. The Border motif serves as an introduction to the subject....

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