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LACMA Explores the Allure of Matter Ocula Report LACMA Explores the Allure of Matter 14 Jun 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) (2 June 2019–5 January 2020) is an inter-generational show of 21 Chinese artists working from the 1980s to the present, including Ai Weiwei, Cai Guo-Qiang, Lin Tianmiao, Song Dong, He Xiangyu, Yin Xiuzhen, and Ma Qiusha.Staged on Level 2 of LACMA's Renzo...

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Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture Ocula Conversation Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture

When the London-born artist Thomas J Price graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Arts in 2004, the school's college art prize was by no means his most notable accomplishment as an emerging artist. In 2001, Price presented his much-talked-about work Licked, a daring performance, later profiled on the BBC 4 television...

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Art Basel Lowdown: Shows to See Ocula Report Art Basel Lowdown: Shows to See 6 Jun 2019 : Tessa Moldan for Ocula

To coincide with Art Basel 2019, which opens to the public from 13 to 16 June, galleries and institutions across the city are presenting a range of stellar exhibitions. From Rebecca Horn at Museum Tinguely to Geumhyung Jeong at Kunsthalle Basel, here is a selection of what to see.William Kentridge, Dead Remus (2014–2016). Charcoal on found ledger...

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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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