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Almine Rech-Picasso Goes Global Ocula Conversation Almine Rech-Picasso Goes Global

French gallerist Almine Rech-Picasso opened her first space in Asia on Shanghai's historic Bund in July this year, bringing her eponymous gallery's total locations to five. The Shanghai gallery occupies roughly 4,000 square feet on the second floor of the three-storey Amber Building, a beautiful warehouse space, originally occupied by the Central...

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From the Gallery to the Streets: Home Works 8 in Beirut Ocula Report From the Gallery to the Streets: Home Works 8 in Beirut 8 Nov 2019 : Nat Muller for Ocula

There's an inside joke amongst the team of Ashkal Alwan, The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts: that every time an edition of its biennial forum on cultural practices is planned, a national crisis happens. The eighth edition of Home Works was no different: it opened on 17 October amidst the most devastating wildfires that Lebanon had witnessed...

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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight | Video
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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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Richard Deacon

b. 1949, United Kingdom

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Richard Deacon Related Press Richard Deacon Aesthetica : 11 June 2018

Known for creating open structures of various sizes, Richard Deacon (b. 1949) is interested in communicating through a diverse range of materials. A leading British sculptor, Deacon won the Turner Prize in 1987. His work was on display at Tate Britain in a large chronological survey featuring around 40 individual pieces from the artist's long...

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Ai Weiwei, Anish Kapoor and Marina Abramović lead major new exhibition Everything At Once at Store Studios Related Press Ai Weiwei, Anish Kapoor and Marina Abramović lead major new exhibition Everything At Once at Store Studios The Vinyl Factory : 8 September 2017

This October, Store Studios will host Everything At Once, an extensive off-site exhibition featuring 24 artists currently shown at Lisson Gallery in celebration of its 50th anniversary.

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Richard Deacon embraces failure in Antwerp with stellar results Related Press Richard Deacon embraces failure in Antwerp with stellar results Wallpaper* : 26 May 2017

Richard Deacon's first outdoor sculpture show, which opens this weekend in Antwerp, is long overdue. It's been 30 years since the artist, one of the leading British sculptors of his generation, won the Turner Prize. But the circumstances of this show are somewhat novel, since it has its origins in a bold admission of failure.

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Richard Deacon embraces failure in Antwerp with stellar results Related Press Richard Deacon embraces failure in Antwerp with stellar results Wallpaper* : 26 May 2017

Richard Deacon's first outdoor sculpture show, which opens this weekend in Antwerp, is long overdue. It's been 30 years since the artist, one of the leading British sculptors of his generation, won the Turner Prize. But the circumstances of this show are somewhat novel, since it has its origins in a bold admission of failure.In 1993 the Middelheim...

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Richard Deacon, 66: ‘I wouldn’t like to feel it’d be a failure to stop’ Related Press Richard Deacon, 66: ‘I wouldn’t like to feel it’d be a failure to stop’ The Guardian : 15 November 2015

I was starting out as an artist in the 70s when the art market barely existed for contemporary art. There was virtually no commercial activity. The idea of a career didn’t really come into it. I’m not particularly practical, I’m slightly clumsy and inept, but tools and materials and the relationship of action to things I was always interested in....

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Richard Deacon, Tate Britain, review Related Press Richard Deacon, Tate Britain, review The Telegraph : 3 February 2014

One of the pleasures of visiting a gallery is encountering works of art by artists at the top of their game. After (1998), by the British sculptor Richard Deacon, who won the Turner Prize in 1987, is a good example of what I mean.Included in his new retrospective of around 40 works at Tate Britain, it consists of a large wooden tube that seems to...

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Sculptor Richard Deacon: why one pair of hands is never enough Related Press Sculptor Richard Deacon: why one pair of hands is never enough The Guardian : 31 January 2014

Richard Deacon is the only name on the poster for his new retrospective show at Tate Britain, but, as exhibition curator Clarrie Wallis notes in her catalogue essay, throughout his career he has 'acknowledged the limitations of a single pair of hands'. In his large south London studio on an industrial estate, where he chooses to work alone, Deacon...

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Richard Deacon: 'A Stop, but not a Finish' Related Press Richard Deacon: 'A Stop, but not a Finish' The Talks : 21 January 2014

Mr. Deacon, how do you see your work as a descendent of the tradition of sculpture?I am interested in carving, I am interested in modeling, but when I left art school I found that, curiously, I didn't really know much about the history of sculpture, so I set about learning about the history of sculpture and when I first started teaching I did run...

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Richard Deacon interview: twisting chaos into shape Related Press Richard Deacon interview: twisting chaos into shape The Telegraph : 18 January 2014

'It is a fairly fundamental thing in human beings to make sense of chaotic impressions,' says Richard Deacon, 'to put things into shape.' But the shapes of the sculptures he creates are themselves extremely hard to compute. They often look as if they have been made, with great skill, for some purpose - but it is impossible to put one's finger on...

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Singapore Tyler Print Institute At Art Basel Miami Beach Related Press Singapore Tyler Print Institute At Art Basel Miami Beach Sonia Kolesnikov-Jessop for Artinfo / 03 December 2013 : 5 December 2013

For its first participation in Art Basel Miami Beach, the Singapore Tyler Print Institute is bringing a mix of Asian and international artists who have worked with its print workshop in the hope of appealing to a new American clientele.“It’s a good opportunity to present works by Asian artists to a new audience and our highlights...

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