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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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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. 861 by Rana Begum contemporary artwork Rana BegumNo. 861, 2018 A series of 15 etchings with chine collé on Somerset and Canson Mi-Teintes paper
32.4 x 27.3 cm
Alan Cristea Gallery
No. 860 by Rana Begum contemporary artwork Rana BegumNo. 860, 2018 A series of 16 etchings with chine collé on Somerset and Canson Mi-Teintes paper
32.4 x 27.3 cm
Alan Cristea Gallery
No.599 by Rana Begum contemporary artwork Rana BegumNo.599, 2015 Paint on stainless
70 x 55 x 18 cm
Kate MacGarry
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

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Fifteen at Kate MacGarry, London
Closed
11 November–16 December 2017 Group Exhibition Fifteen Kate MacGarry, London
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Things that soak you at Kate MacGarry, London
Closed
2 June–15 July 2017 Group Exhibition Things that soak you Kate MacGarry, London

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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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Frieze Sculpture 2018: the highlights Related Press Frieze Sculpture 2018: the highlights Wallpaper* : 4 July 2018

Between Wimbledon and the FIFA World Cup, there's been plenty of distractions from London's unusually Mediterranean weather of late.

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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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