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Sandrine Colard on the 6th Lubumbashi Biennale Ocula Conversation Sandrine Colard on the 6th Lubumbashi Biennale

The Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), the largest Francophone nation in Africa with vast resources and nearly 80 million inhabitants, is a place where commodities play a vital role in the national economy and the country's significance on the world stage. This is the context from which the 6th Lubumbashi Biennale (24 October–24 November...

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52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS Symposium Brings Ideas Offline Ocula Report
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52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS Symposium Brings Ideas Offline 13 Dec 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

From 20 to 21 July 2019, Artspace Sydney held a two-day symposium that brought artists in conversation with leading curators, writers, activists, academics, diplomats, and journalists from across Asia. The symposium was the final chapter of the 52 ARTISTS 52 ACTIONS exhibition, publication, website, and Instagram project. Instigated and...

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We Are Our Infrastructure, Argues Newly Announced Shanghai Biennale Chief Curator Ocula News We Are Our Infrastructure, Argues Newly Announced Shanghai Biennale Chief Curator 13 December 2019

The Power Station of Art will make a fitting location for Andrés Jaque, whose past projects expose the politics concealed by buried pipes and managed cables. Spanish architect, writer, and curator Andrés Jaque has been named the chief curator of the 13th Shanghai Biennale, which will take place at the Power Station of Art (PSA) from 13 November...

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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight
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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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Peter Atkins Biography

Peter Atkins was born in Murrurundi, New South Wales in 1963. He studied at the Newcastle Art School, NSW (1983/84) and National Art School, Sydney (1985). Peter has had an extensive solo and group exhibition career with exhibitions including Quirky: From the Collection, Newcastle Regional Gallery, NSW (2010); Clemenger Contemporary Art Award, The Ian Potter Centre, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2009); Contemporaneous: Australian Contemporary Painting, Wangaratta Exhibitions Gallery, VIC (2008); Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria (2007). Collections include the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane. Peter currently lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.

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Peter Atkins was born in Murrurundi, New South Wales in 1963. He studied at the Newcastle Art School, NSW (1983/84) and National Art School, Sydney (1985). Peter has had an extensive solo and group exhibition career with exhibitions including Quirky: From the Collection, Newcastle Regional Gallery, NSW (2010); Clemenger Contemporary Art Award, The Ian Potter Centre, National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne (2009); Contemporaneous: Australian Contemporary Painting, Wangaratta Exhibitions Gallery, VIC (2008); Arthur Guy Memorial Painting Prize, Bendigo Art Gallery, Victoria (2007). Collections include the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra; Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney; Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide; Art Gallery of Western Australia, Perth; Museum of Contemporary Art, Sydney; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane. Peter currently lives and works in Melbourne, Australia.

Peter Atkins Featured Artworks

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The Passengers No 1 by Peter Atkins contemporary artwork
Peter AtkinsThe Passengers No 1, 2018–2019 Acrylic on board
62 x 42 cm
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The Passengers No 2 by Peter Atkins contemporary artwork
Peter AtkinsThe Passengers No 2, 2018–2019 Acrylic on board
62 x 42 cm
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The Passengers No 3 by Peter Atkins contemporary artwork
Peter AtkinsThe Passengers No 3, 2018–2019 Acrylic on board
62 x 42 cm
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The Passengers No 4 by Peter Atkins contemporary artwork
Peter AtkinsThe Passengers No 4, 2018–2019 Acrylic on board
62 x 42 cm
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The Passengers No 5 by Peter Atkins contemporary artwork
Peter AtkinsThe Passengers No 5, 2018–2019 Acrylic on board
62 x 42 cm
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The Passengers No 6 by Peter Atkins contemporary artwork
Peter AtkinsThe Passengers No 6, 2018–2019 Acrylic on board
62 x 42 cm
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Tamiya Colour Chart by Peter Atkins contemporary artwork
Peter AtkinsTamiya Colour Chart, 2016 Acrylic on paper, a multiple in 40 parts, framed
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Love letters by Peter Atkins contemporary artwork
Peter AtkinsLove letters, 2016 Acrylic on paper
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Peter Atkins Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Peter Atkins, The Passengers at Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
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23 March–27 April 2019 Peter Atkins The Passengers Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, @50 Part 2 at Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
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28 July–12 August 2017 Group Exhibition @50 Part 2 Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, @50 Part 1 at Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne
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6–22 July 2017 Group Exhibition @50 Part 1 Tolarno Galleries, Melbourne

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Peter Atkins Ocula Conversation Peter Atkins

Australian artist Peter Atkins was one of 7 artists invited to create new site-specific public art works for the forthcoming Christchurch Biennial, SCAPE8: New Intimacies, curated by Rob Garrett. An important figure in Australian contemporary art, Peter Atkins has exhibited extensively both in Australia and internationally and is...

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Melbourne Now Ocula Report Melbourne Now 2 Dec 2013 : Emily Cormack for Ocula

For a city consistently referred to as Australia’s ‘cultural capital’ Melbourne’s National Gallery of Victoria (NGV) has had a track record of casual disregard for the vigorous cultural activities that have been occurring in its midst. It has seemed odd at best, that despite healthy acquisitions of contemporary...

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