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Visions of Brazil: Reimagining Modernity from Tarsila to Sonia Ocula Report Visions of Brazil: Reimagining Modernity from Tarsila to Sonia 18 May 2019 : Fawz Kabra for Ocula

Bridging almost a century of Brazilian art, Visions of Brazil: Reimagining Modernity from Tarsila to Sonia at Blum & Poe in New York (30 April–22 June 2019), hosted in collaboration with Mendes Wood DM, offers a rereading of Brazilian Modernism through the works of artists practising at different times, from the 20th century through to the...

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Reiko Tomii Ocula Conversation Reiko Tomii

In 1969, Horikawa Michio, schoolteacher and member of the artist collective GUN (Group Ultra Niigata), filled out the customs paperwork to mail a one-kilogram river stone from Niigata, the proverbial 'backside of Japan', to President Nixon. In return, Horikawa received a thank you note for this 'most unusual Christmas gift'—a muted anti-war...

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Yun Hyong-keun in Venice: The Artist Behind the Paintings Ocula Report Yun Hyong-keun in Venice: The Artist Behind the Paintings 4 May 2019 : Sherry Paik for Ocula

'He was not a "political" kind of person. He just wanted to be honest and straight. But it was not easy in Korea to live like that,' writes curator Kim Inhye on artist Yun Hyong-keun. For much of his life, Yun lived in proximity to some of the most tumultuous moments in modern Korean history, from which he emerged as a pioneer of abstract...

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Leiko Ikemura

b. 1951, Jersey

Leiko Ikemura was born in Japan but moved to Europe as a student and now spends her time between Cologne and Berlin. Her 30-year career includes painting, sculpture, works on paper, and has produced a huge body of work. Her paintings have evolved from early canvasses depicting struggle and conflict, to later abstract experimentation with the female form.

Featured Artworks

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Was der Tiger sieht by Leiko Ikemura contemporary artwork Leiko IkemuraWas der Tiger sieht, 2010/2011 Oil on jute
170 x 90 cm
Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art
untitled by Leiko Ikemura contemporary artwork Leiko Ikemurauntitled, 2008 Watercolour on paper
57 x 38 cm
Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art
untitled by Leiko Ikemura contemporary artwork Leiko Ikemurauntitled, 2008 Watercolour on paper
57 x 38 cm
Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art
untitled by Leiko Ikemura contemporary artwork Leiko Ikemurauntitled, 2010 Watercolour on paper
30.5 x 40.6 cm
Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art
Trees by Leiko Ikemura contemporary artwork Leiko IkemuraTrees, 2019 Mixed media
80 x 60 cm
Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art
Tree with Hummingbird by Leiko Ikemura contemporary artwork Leiko IkemuraTree with Hummingbird, 2006 Terracotta (glazed)
33.5 x 13.5 x 12.5 cm
Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art
Totorina blue by Leiko Ikemura contemporary artwork Leiko IkemuraTotorina blue, 2008 Terracotta (glazed)
35 x 30 x 20 cm
Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art
Stehende by Leiko Ikemura contemporary artwork Leiko IkemuraStehende, 1997 Bronze (patinated)
70 x 31 x 31 cm
Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art

Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhbition, The Secret of Things. Painted Pieces at Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Düsseldorf
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16 November 2018–2 February 2019 Group Exhbition The Secret of Things. Painted Pieces Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Düsseldorf
Contemporary art exhibition, Leiko Ikemura, More Than Ever at KEWENIG, Berlin
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27 April–11 August 2018 Leiko Ikemura More Than Ever KEWENIG, Berlin
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Gelb Macht Glücklich (Yellow makes you happy) at Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Düsseldorf
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14 April–30 June 2018 Group Exhibition Gelb Macht Glücklich (Yellow makes you happy) Beck & Eggeling International Fine Art, Düsseldorf

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Leiko Ikemura Awarded Cologne Fine Art Prize 2014 Related Press Leiko Ikemura Awarded Cologne Fine Art Prize 2014 Artnet / 26 September 2014 : 6 October 2014

Japanese artist Leiko Ikemura has been awarded this year’s Cologne Fine Art prize, the fair announced on Wednesday. The €10,000 prize is awarded annually by Koelnmesse and the German art dealers association, Bundesverband Deutscher Galerien und Kunsthändler (BVDG).Previous recipients of the Cologne Fine Art Prize include seminal...

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