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Havana Biennial 2019: Constructing the Possible Ocula Report Havana Biennial 2019: Constructing the Possible 17 Apr 2019 : Federica Bueti for Ocula

I first visited Havana in November 2016, a few days after Fidel Castro died, and just under a year before Hurricane Irma hit Cuba in September 2017. Since then, much has changed, including the hand-painted signs that punctuate the journey from the airport to the city centre, which today do not celebrate the revolution so much as the 'Unidad y...

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Andrew Stahl and Guo Xiaohui Ocula Conversation Andrew Stahl and Guo Xiaohui

The exhibition Beyond Boundaries at Somerset House in London (12 March–2 April 2019) marked the historic contributions of the Central Academy of Fine Arts, Beijing (CAFA) and the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London, on the occasion of their 100th and 150th anniversaries, respectively. Spread across several rooms of Somerset House's...

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The National 2019: New Australian Art Ocula Report The National 2019: New Australian Art 13 Apr 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

The National 2019: New Australian Art features work by 70 contemporary Australia-based artists split across three venues: the Art Gallery of New South Wales (AGNSW), Carriageworks, and the Museum of Contemporary Art Australia (MCA) (29 March–21 July 2019), as curated by Isobel Parker Philip, curator of photographs at AGNSW; Daniel Mudie Cunningham,...

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Ori Gersht

b. 1967, Israel

Born in Tel Aviv, Israel, in 1967, Gersht received a bachelor's degree in photography, film and video at the University of Westminster, London, and a master's degree in photography from the Royal College of Art, London.  Gersht has had solo exhibitions at such prestigious institutions as Tate Britain, London; Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, DC; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA; Tel Aviv Museum of Art; Yale Centre for British Art, New Haven, CT; and The Jewish Museum, New York, NY.  Gersht's work is included in numerous private and public collections around the world, including the Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA; the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, NY; Los Angeles County Museum of Art, CA; The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA; Victoria and Albert Museum, London; and Israel Museum, Jerusalem. Gersht currently lives and works in London. 

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Pomegranate: Of Balance 03 by Ori Gersht contemporary artwork Ori GershtPomegranate: Of Balance 03, 2019 LVT Print
40 x 50 cm
Brand New Gallery
New Orders - Evertime 10 by Ori Gersht contemporary artwork Ori GershtNew Orders - Evertime 10, 2018 Diasec mounted on aluminium
60 x 80 cm
Brand New Gallery
New Orders - Evertime 5 by Ori Gersht contemporary artwork Ori GershtNew Orders - Evertime 5, 2018 Diasec mounted on aluminium
30 x 68 cm
Brand New Gallery
New Orders - Evertime 4 by Ori Gersht contemporary artwork Ori GershtNew Orders - Evertime 4, 2018 Diasec mounted on aluminium
35 x 42 cm
Brand New Gallery
New Orders - Evertime 2 by Ori Gersht contemporary artwork Ori GershtNew Orders - Evertime 2, 2018 Diasec mounted on aluminium
35 x 42 cm
Brand New Gallery
New Orders - Evertime 1 by Ori Gersht contemporary artwork Ori GershtNew Orders - Evertime 1, 2018 Diasec mounted on aluminium
35 x 42 cm
Brand New Gallery
Fragile Land - Lilium Candidum D05 by Ori Gersht contemporary artwork Ori GershtFragile Land - Lilium Candidum D05, 2018 Archival pigment print
170 x 100 cm
Brand New Gallery
Fragile Land - Lilium Candidum D04 by Ori Gersht contemporary artwork Ori GershtFragile Land - Lilium Candidum D04, 2018 Archival pigment print
120 x 100 cm
Brand New Gallery

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Ori Gersht, Floating World at Ben Brown Fine Arts, London
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11 May–16 June 2016 Ori Gersht Floating World Ben Brown Fine Arts, London

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Ori Gersht reflects on Kyoto's Zen gardens and their secret floating worlds Related Press Ori Gersht reflects on Kyoto's Zen gardens and their secret floating worlds Wallpaper* : 19 May 2016

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Ori Gersht's best photograph: a bullet hitting a pomegranate at 1,600 frames per second Related Press Ori Gersht's best photograph: a bullet hitting a pomegranate at 1,600 frames per second The Guardian : 13 May 2016

This image references a 1602 Baroque still life by Juan Sánchez Cotán titled Quince, Cabbage, Melon and Cucumber. It’s a very cerebral painting, because he was trying to create a sense of perfect static balance. It must have taken an awfully long time. 

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