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Visions of Brazil: Reimagining Modernity from Tarsila to Sonia Ocula Report Visions of Brazil: Reimagining Modernity from Tarsila to Sonia 18 May 2019 : Fawz Kabra for Ocula

Bridging almost a century of Brazilian art, Visions of Brazil: Reimagining Modernity from Tarsila to Sonia at Blum & Poe in New York (30 April–22 June 2019), hosted in collaboration with Mendes Wood DM, offers a rereading of Brazilian Modernism through the works of artists practising at different times, from the 20th century through to the...

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Reiko Tomii Ocula Conversation Reiko Tomii

In 1969, Horikawa Michio, schoolteacher and member of the artist collective GUN (Group Ultra Niigata), filled out the customs paperwork to mail a one-kilogram river stone from Niigata, the proverbial 'backside of Japan', to President Nixon. In return, Horikawa received a thank you note for this 'most unusual Christmas gift'—a muted anti-war...

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Yun Hyong-keun in Venice: The Artist Behind the Paintings Ocula Report Yun Hyong-keun in Venice: The Artist Behind the Paintings 4 May 2019 : Sherry Paik for Ocula

'He was not a "political" kind of person. He just wanted to be honest and straight. But it was not easy in Korea to live like that,' writes curator Kim Inhye on artist Yun Hyong-keun. For much of his life, Yun lived in proximity to some of the most tumultuous moments in modern Korean history, from which he emerged as a pioneer of abstract...

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Rosa Loy

b. 1958, Germany

Rosa Loy (b. 1958) lives and works in Leipzig, Germany. She was educated at the Humboldt University Berlin and Studied at the Academy of Visual Arts, Leipzig, Germany. She is one of the painters in Germany dealing with the mystery of the woman, the new femininity and the new romanticism. The romanticism has a great tradition in Saxon painting. 

Loy brings up the courage to integratefemininity and beauty in her figurative paintings and offers a multi-layeredinterpretation of her work. Particular interest she has in traditional knowledge of women, femininity and the associated new school of mysteries. She works incasein on canvas, paper and various techniques in different graphic techniques.

Her work also reflects a living partner relationship with her husband, Neo Rauch, with whom she has been married since 1985. As a successful artistcouple, they both act on the international stage. They each provide an independent oeuvre, which is on the one hand fed by the variety and on the other hand from the similarities of the two artists. As a working couple, they document how the forces of the masculine and the feminine can be intertwined successfully with each other. They form a successful painter cooperating pair, each with its sovereign character.

Loy  participated in numerous exhibitions in  various art museums around the world in the topic of Leipzig painters, such as ESSL Museum, Austria. In addition, her works are included in the collection of major art institutions  and organizations like Museum of Modern Art, New York, Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, and Deutsche Bank Collection.

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Featured Artworks

Sommervogel by Rosa Loy contemporary artwork Rosa LoySommervogel, 2016 casein on canvas
40 x 30 cm
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Quer by Rosa Loy contemporary artwork Rosa LoyQuer, 2105 casein on canvas
30 x 40 cm
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Schwimmen by Rosa Loy contemporary artwork Rosa LoySchwimmen, 2013 casein on canvas
40 x 30 cm
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Rein by Rosa Loy contemporary artwork Rosa LoyRein, c. 2017 casein on canvas
80 x 130 cm
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Hoffnung by Rosa Loy contemporary artwork Rosa LoyHoffnung, 2017 casein on canvas
80 x 130 cm
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Mein Blut ist dein Blut by Rosa Loy contemporary artwork Rosa LoyMein Blut ist dein Blut, 2014 casein on canvas
40 x 30 cm
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Forgotten Plumb by Rosa Loy contemporary artwork Rosa LoyForgotten Plumb, 2013 casein on canvas
150 x 120 cm
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Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Rosa Loy, SPRING at Gallery Baton, Seoul
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17 May–17 June 2017 Rosa Loy SPRING Gallery Baton, Seoul
Contemporary art exhibition, Rosa Loy , Green Heart at Gallery Baton, Seoul
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12 September–18 October 2014 Rosa Loy Green Heart Gallery Baton, Seoul

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Rosa Loy Ocula Conversation Rosa Loy Artist - Leipzig, Germany

Rosa Loy was born in Zwickau, Germany (1958) and lives and works in Leipzig, Germany. She completed her BFA and MFA at the Academy of Visual Art in Leipzig. Along with her husband, Neo Rauch, Loy is associated with the New Leipzig School of contemporary German painting.Loy has exhibited widely including solo exhibitions at the Städtische...

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In Related Press

Tightrope walk: the show that sums up art in 67 paintings Related Press Tightrope walk: the show that sums up art in 67 paintings The Guardian : 2 December 2015

They are small things, clustered in an order that is like an interrupted thought. Hung just as they were in his studio, Raoul De Keyser’s last paintings now occupy a wall at David Zwirner gallery in London. De Keyser died in 2012 at the age of 82. A few marks, some strange bent shapes; some are barely paintings at all.One has a small...

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