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transmediale Artistic Director Kristoffer Gansing Looks Back Ocula Conversation transmediale Artistic Director Kristoffer Gansing Looks Back Terence Sharpe, Berlin

Kristoffer Gansing traces eight years of change at Berlin's digital media and culture festival transmediale, as his final iteration as artistic director, End to End , opens 28 January.

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Taipei Lowdown: Shows to See Ocula Report Taipei Lowdown: Shows to See Tessa Moldan, Taipei

As Taipei Dangdai returns for its second edition between 17 and 19 January 2020 at the Nangang Exhibition Center, a selection of exhibitions across the city confirm Taipei as one of the region's most exciting art hubs.

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Images from Abroad: Lada Nakonechna at Galerie EIGEN + ART Ocula Insight Images from Abroad: Lada Nakonechna at Galerie EIGEN + ART Phoebe Blatton, Berlin

Images from abroad , Lada Nakonechna's solo exhibition at Galerie EIGEN + ART in Berlin, considers the barriers that exist between depictions of conflict and their viewers.

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b. 1976, Poland

Paulina Olowska Biography

Within Olowska’s practice, industry, leisure, and socialist symbolism effortlessly occupy the same visual and cultural space. Her realist paintings, drawings, and collages borrow imagery from Eastern European and American popular culture creating a cross cultural reference that is evident throughout her practice, whilst engaging with the concepts of consumerism, feminism, and design.

Paulina Olowska Featured Artworks

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Cosmic Seamstresses by Paulina Olowska contemporary artwork
Paulina OlowskaCosmic Seamstresses, 2019Oil and collage with embroidery on canvas
75 x 50 x 2.5 cm
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At the Boerenbonthal Stoffen by Paulina Olowska contemporary artwork
Paulina OlowskaAt the Boerenbonthal Stoffen, 2019Oil on canvas
380 x 330 x 2.5 cm
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Immi in Stedelijk office by Paulina Olowska contemporary artwork
Paulina OlowskaImmi in Stedelijk office, 2019Oil on canvas
190 x 220 x 2.5 cm
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Monologue by Paulina Olowska contemporary artwork
Paulina OlowskaMonologue, 2019Oil on canvas
220 x 150 x 2.5 cm
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Dazed Willy Hart by Paulina Olowska contemporary artwork
Paulina OlowskaDazed Willy Hart, 2019Oil on canvas
75 x 50 x 2.5 cm
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Julie's Confession (after Talia Chetrit) by Paulina Olowska contemporary artwork
Paulina OlowskaJulie's Confession (after Talia Chetrit), 2019Oil on canvas
170 x 120 x 2.5 cm
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Temida by Paulina Olowska contemporary artwork
Paulina OlowskaTemida, 2019Oil on canvas
220 x 140 x 2.5 cm
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Haunted Houses by Paulina Olowska contemporary artwork
Paulina OlowskaHaunted Houses, 2019Oil on canvas
240 x 150 x 2.5 cm
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Paulina Olowska Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Paulina Olowska, Destroyed Woman at Simon Lee Gallery, London
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11 October–16 November 2019 Paulina Olowska Destroyed Woman Simon Lee Gallery, London
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, En Plein Air at Simon Lee Gallery, London
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19 July–31 August 2019 Group Exhibition En Plein Air Simon Lee Gallery, London
Contemporary art exhibition, Paulina Olowska, Belavia at Metro Pictures, New York
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15 November–21 December 2018 Paulina Olowska Belavia Metro Pictures, New York

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Paulina Olowska In Ocula Magazine

Artful Manifestations Ocula Report Artful Manifestations Diana d'Arenberg, Switzerland

For the first time since 1996, this year’s edition of Manifesta was curated by an artist, German-born Christian Jankowski . Titled What People Do For Money – Some Joint Ventures, the labour-themed biennial was all about collaboration with unnamed specialists. Frankly, it’s not that different from the usual working process...

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Hong Kong Autumn Exhibitions 2014: Walls, Landscapes And Dames Ocula Report Hong Kong Autumn Exhibitions 2014: Walls, Landscapes And Dames Diana d'Arenberg, Hong Kong

Hong Kong seems to be growing out of its love affair with big brand artists, some of which have had about as much appeal as a vagazzler—overexposed, brash, bling. Gone are the dot paintings and Swarovski skulls, and Maos, as the city transitions to a deeper engagement with more challenging and engaging art.

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Paulina Olowska In Related Press

Communal Luxury Related Press Communal Luxury 1 March 2019, Art in America

VOGUE POLSKA debuted in February 2018 and was instantly embroiled—perhaps by design—in heated debates around Polish national identity and self-image. When Condé Nast announced the magazine's forthcoming launch in 2017, the news was received by many in Poland as confirmation that they had truly arrived as equals in the eyes of the...

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Paulina Ołowska’s Intellectual Cocktail of Female Erotica Related Press Paulina Ołowska’s Intellectual Cocktail of Female Erotica 8 March 2018, Frieze

'The first thing I do in the morning is brush my teeth and sharpen my tongue', quipped the American writer Dorothy Parker. I'd like to think that Parker, whose poetry was once dismissed as 'flapper verse' in the New York Times , would have appreciated Paulina Ołowska's Amoresques: An Intellectual Cocktail of Female Erotica , a solo exhibition...

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The Dances of the Slavic Goddesses Related Press The Dances of the Slavic Goddesses 6 February 2017, Hyperallergic

The artist Paulina Olowska works with found materials that include the work of her Polish forbears. In 2015, her The Mother An Unsavoury Play in Two Acts and an Epilogue , adapted Witkacy's play The Mother (1924) and set the resulting piece in a gallery at Tate Modern. Last weekend, the Kitchen presented a three-performance run of Slavic...

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German collector Thomas Borgmann bolsters Stedelijk Museum's contemporary art collection with 600-strong donation Related Press German collector Thomas Borgmann bolsters Stedelijk Museum's contemporary art collection with 600-strong donation 5 July 2016, The Art Newspaper

The German collector Thomas Borgmann has donated more than 600 works by artists such as Wolfgang Tillmans, Paulina Olowska, Cosima von Bonin and Cerith Wyn Evans to the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam, a move that 'augments on an international scale [our] holdings of contemporary art', museum officials say.

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