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Ocula 报告|Condo Shanghai 2019 展览看点 Ocula Report Ocula 报告|Condo Shanghai 2019 展览看点 11 Jul 2019 : Penny Liu for Ocula

即将于2019年7月13开幕的第二届 Condo Shanghai,联合上海7座画廊/艺术机构与14 家来自全球11个不同的城市,如东京、首尔、雅加达、巴尔的摩、洛杉矶、伦敦、纽约、危地马拉城、利马和墨西哥城,为实验性展览营造了一个更切实可行的国际环境。以下是Ocula的展览看点。周奥,《景观/对象WA》(2016)。橡木上固化油墨打印,左: 55.88 × 147.32 cm,中: 121.92 × 152.4 cm,右: 55.88 × 147.32 cm,图片提供:马凌画廊,上海。马凌画廊 × 80m2 Livia Benavides × LABOR × Proyectos Ultravioleta马凌画廊 |...

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Wong Ping: Hong Kong Fables Ocula Conversation Wong Ping: Hong Kong Fables

There is something irrepressibly compelling about the lewd animated videos of Wong Ping. Is it their flat surfaces rendered in popping colours? Or their dark narratives that resonate with the deepest recesses of the human psyche? They have been included in an impressive repertoire of group exhibitions in recent years, including One Hand Clapping at...

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Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House Ocula Report Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House 5 Jul 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

Get Up Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House in London (12 June–15 September 2019) surveys more than half a century of black creativity in Britain and beyond across the fields of art, film, photography, music, design, fashion, and literature.Curated by Zak Ové, works by approximately 100 intergenerational black...

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Lisa Vlaemminck

b. 1992, Belgium

Brussels-based Belgian painter Lisa Vlaemminck works in a uniquely colourful and patterned style that verges on abstraction while evoking plastic and living forms in surreal and bizarre still lifes. Graduating from the Royal Academy of Fine Arts of Ghent (KASK) in 2015, the artist, while developing her artistic career, remains a relative recluse from the public eye, preferring her art to be seen in its own right. Her paintings and collages have appeared in prominent galleries across Belgium including the Centre for Fine Arts (BOZAR), Brussels; and Tatjana Pieters, Ghent; as well as at the Bruges Triennial.

Vlaemminck occupies a studio overlooking the Botanical Gardens in Brussels, drawing inspiration from the nearby botanical life as well as accumulated textiles, natural and plastic objects, and decorative materials scattered across the studio floor. From her earliest works such as Magnolia (2014) and Dots V.V.G (2015) the artist demonstrates a fascination with biological forms (plants and creatures) and an unconventional use of contrasting vivid synthetic colours and black outlines. The artist once explained 'I kind of liked this idea of cultivating being different.' Uncommon synthetic colour combinations give forms in her artworks an unusual plasticity, hovering between something virtual and organic. Her compositions are dreamlike amalgamations, almost cubist in their total departure from perspective and visual order. Forms appear within forms, fluorescent plants seemingly making copies of themselves while imagery of living plants and creatures blends with abstract elements of visual design.

For the group exhibition Paper Works (Tatjana Pieters, 2018), Vlaemminck worked with collage, using paper, glitter, pastels, and paint. The artist's first solo show, Spaceship Love Affair (Tatjana Pieters, 2018), marked an extravagant culmination of her exotic, verging-on-psychedelic still-life paintings and collages. Comparing this to Cryogenic sleep in full colour (Rodolphe Janssen, 2019) reveals a growing dreamlike haziness to the artist's work. Edges of certain key forms, delineated by thick black outlines, give off a radiant glow, enhancing the mystery and colourful intrigue that characterises her artwork.

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Featured Artworks

Pizza el tigre-aquarium by Lisa Vlaemminck contemporary artwork
Lisa VlaemminckPizza el tigre-aquarium, 2019 Mixed media
39 x 38 cm
rodolphe janssen
Islands of tears by Lisa Vlaemminck contemporary artwork
Lisa VlaemminckIslands of tears, 2019 Oil on canvas
130.5 x 110 cm
rodolphe janssen
Pyroclastic flower flow/vulcano by Lisa Vlaemminck contemporary artwork
Lisa VlaemminckPyroclastic flower flow/vulcano, 2019 Oil on canvas
100 x 70 cm
rodolphe janssen
Sea-tangled by Lisa Vlaemminck contemporary artwork
Lisa VlaemminckSea-tangled, 2019 Oil on canvas
90 x 60 cm
rodolphe janssen
Egyptian lab dance / pan flute by Lisa Vlaemminck contemporary artwork
Lisa VlaemminckEgyptian lab dance / pan flute, 2019 Oil on canvas
80 x 60 cm
rodolphe janssen
Cryogenic sleep by Lisa Vlaemminck contemporary artwork
Lisa VlaemminckCryogenic sleep, 2019 Oil on canvas
110 x 119.5 cm
rodolphe janssen

Current Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Lisa Vlaemminck, Cryogenic sleep in full colour at rodolphe janssen, Brussels
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8 June–19 July 2019 Lisa Vlaemminck Cryogenic sleep in full colour rodolphe janssen, Brussels

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