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Net Art's Archival Poetics at the New Museum Ocula Report Net Art's Archival Poetics at the New Museum 23 Feb 2019 : Banyi Huang for Ocula

How should net art be classified, historicised, and exhibited, when time has elapsed between its initial production and its latter presentation? On view at the New Museum from 22 January to 26 May 2019, The Art Happens Here: Net Art's Archival Poetics presents 16 seminal artworks from Net Art Anthology, an ambitious two-year initiative undertaken...

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Xi Bei Ocula Conversation Xi Bei Artistic Director, Times Art Center Berlin

Times Art Center Berlin is a non-profit art institution located in the Potsdamer Strasse Art District of Berlin. It was founded in July 2018 by the Guangdong Times Museum, a non-profit private art museum in the Pearl River Delta (PRD) region of China, making this the first parallel institution founded overseas by an Asia-based art museum. Its...

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4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life Ocula Report 4th Kochi-Muziris Biennale: Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life 15 Feb 2019 : Natalie King for Ocula

'Poems are like sentences that have taken their clothes off.' Marlene Dumas' poetic and sensual refrain accompanies her figurative watercolours on view in Possibilities for a Non-Alienated Life, the fourth edition of the Kochi-Muziris Biennale (KMB) in the southern state of Kerala, India (12 December 2018–29 March 2019).Dumas' new series...

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Rana Begum

b. 1977, Bangladesh

Rana Begum is a contemporary artist, currently living and working in London, UK. 

Featured Artworks

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No. 745 LFold by Rana Begum contemporary artwork Rana BegumNo. 745 LFold, 2017 Paint on stainless steel
52.75 x 51.12 x 14.12 inches
David Zwirner
No. 778 by Rana Begum contemporary artwork Rana BegumNo. 778, 2018 Paint on tracing paper in sixteen (16) parts
David Zwirner
No. 303 by Rana Begum contemporary artwork Rana BegumNo. 303, 2012 Paint on powder coated aluminium, 6 parts
55 x 115 x 5 cm
Galerie Christian Lethert
No. 730 L Fold by Rana Begum contemporary artwork Rana BegumNo. 730 L Fold, 2017 Paint on steel
140 x 115 x 34 cm
Galerie Christian Lethert
No. 825 by Rana Begum contemporary artwork Rana BegumNo. 825, 2018 Paint on powder-coated aluminium, 20 parts
200 x 195 x 5 cm
Galerie Christian Lethert
No. 800 L Fold by Rana Begum contemporary artwork Rana BegumNo. 800 L Fold, 2018 Paint on stainless steel
108 x 145 x 56 cm
Kate MacGarry
No. 824 by Rana Begum contemporary artwork Rana BegumNo. 824, 2018 Paint on powder coated aluminium
200 x 195 x 5 cm
Galerie Christian Lethert
No. 702 by Rana Begum contemporary artwork Rana BegumNo. 702, 2016 Paint on powder coated aluminium
100 x 95 x 5 cm
Galerie Christian Lethert

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Rana Begum Ocula Conversation Rana Begum Artist, United Kingdom and Bangladesh

Rana Begum, winner of the Abraaj Group Art Prize 2017, is an Anglo-Bangladeshi artist whose conversation with the historical legacy of minimalism is textured by childhood memories of reading the Quran inside a mosque in Bangladesh. Her union of styles and influences, which combine references ranging from Donald Judd and Agnes Martin to Islamic art...

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Fields of Light and Colour Related Press Fields of Light and Colour The Art Newspaper : 21 March 2017

The London-based Bangladeshi artist, an alum of Chelsea College of Art & Design and the Slade School of Fine Art, was awarded the coveted prize last October, receiving a bursary of $100,000 to realise a site-specific project at Art Dubai, working with curator Omar Berrada. And the prize-winning work, which was unveiled near the Abraaj lounge on...

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Rana Begum: Cultural conversations Related Press Rana Begum: Cultural conversations Aesthetica : 15 November 2016

A new and innovative outdoor work by Bangladeshi-British artist Rana Begum is currently installed at King’s Cross, marking the start of a new series of public commissions for the area. No.700 Reflectors, Cubitt Sq. 2016 occupies the full length of Lewis Cubitt Square, measuring 50 metres long and three and a half metres high.The sculpture...

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