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Jess Johnson: Worlds Within Worlds Ocula Conversation Jess Johnson: Worlds Within Worlds

Geometric patterns, anthropomorphic characters, architectural spatial environments, and relics of the ancient world appear throughout Jess Johnson's artworks.Johnson's solo art-ventures began in drawing, but her long-term collaborative relationship with animator Simon Ward brings her drawings to life in videos and virtual reality. The animator has...

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Melati Suryodarmo: Performance Art as Trigger Ocula Conversation Melati Suryodarmo: Performance Art as Trigger

In 2012, Melati Suryodarmo opened Studio Plesungan in her native Surakarta, also known as Solo, the historic royal capital of the Mataram Empire of Java in Indonesia. Suryodarmo had returned to Indonesia from Germany, where she studied Butoh and choreography with Butoh dancer and choreographer Anzu Furukawa, time-based media with avantgarde...

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Lagos Biennial 2019: Stories from Africa’s most Populous City Ocula Report Lagos Biennial 2019: Stories from Africa’s most Populous City 15 Nov 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

Under the direction of Folakunle Oshun, the second edition of the Lagos Biennial (26 October–23 November 2019) includes works by over 40 Lagos-based and international artists, architects, and collectives. Curated by architect Tosin Oshinowo, curator and producer Oyindamola Fakeye, and assistant curator of photography at the Art Institute of...

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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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Nicola Tyson

United Kingdom

Nicola Tyson (b. 1960) moved to New York in 1990 where she continues to live and work. Her art has been exhibited internationally since the early 1990s, with solo exhibitions at Friedrich Petzel Gallery, New York; Sadie Coles HQ, London; and Kunsthalle Zurich, Switerland. Her work is held in various prestigious public collections such as the Museum of Modern Art, New York, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis; San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, New York; Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. and Tate Gallery, London. On Friday 01 February, Nicola Tyson will be in conversation with Michael Bracewell at the Institute of Contemporary Arts, London as part of their Culture Now series of lunchtime talks.

Featured Artworks

Self-Portrait: Twigs / Self-Portrait: Leaves by Nicola Tyson contemporary artwork
Nicola TysonSelf-Portrait: Twigs / Self-Portrait: Leaves, 2019 acrylic and charcoal on linen
66.7 x 79.4 cm
Sadie Coles HQ
Nectar by Nicola Tyson contemporary artwork
Nicola TysonNectar, 2017 acrylic on linen
182.9 x 182.9 x 3.8 cm
Sadie Coles HQ
Square Self Portrait by Nicola Tyson contemporary artwork
Nicola TysonSquare Self Portrait, 2017 acrylic on linen
182.9 x 182.9 x 3.8 cm
Sadie Coles HQ
Self Portrait: Tired (black turtle neck) by Nicola Tyson contemporary artwork
Nicola TysonSelf Portrait: Tired (black turtle neck), 2017 acrylic on paper
61 x 46 cm
Sadie Coles HQ
Self Portrait: Worried by Nicola Tyson contemporary artwork
Nicola TysonSelf Portrait: Worried, 2016 acrylic on paper
26 x 18 cm
Sadie Coles HQ
Vase of Flowers by Nicola Tyson contemporary artwork
Nicola TysonVase of Flowers, 2012 Oil on linen
86.4 x 66 x 3.5 cm
Sadie Coles HQ
Self Portrait: Early 80’s by Nicola Tyson contemporary artwork
Nicola TysonSelf Portrait: Early 80’s, 1995 Oil on linen
142.24 x 127 cm
Sadie Coles HQ

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Flora + Fauna at Sadie Coles HQ, London
Closed
4–27 April 2019 Group Exhibition Flora + Fauna Sadie Coles HQ, Davies Street
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Nudes at Sadie Coles HQ, London
Closed
11 April–26 May 2018 Group Exhibition Nudes Sadie Coles HQ, Davies Street

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