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Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide Ocula Conversation Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide

Ongoing since 2012, the Real DMZ Project interrogates the demilitarised zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea through annual, research-based exhibitions that bring together the works of Korean and international artists. Sunjung Kim, the independent curator behind the project, conceived the idea of exploring the DMZ while curating Japanese artist...

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Sydney Lowdown: Exhibitions to See Ocula Report Sydney Lowdown: Exhibitions to See 6 Sep 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

The fifth edition of Sydney Contemporary will take place once again at Carriageworks between 12 and 15 September 2019, with Spring 1883 bringing together a cohort of 27 galleries from across Australia and the region to inhabit rooms at the Establishment Hotel from 11 to 14 September 2019, uniquely presenting contemporary works propped up on...

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Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum Ocula Insight | Video Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum 16 August 2019

Mark Bradford walks through Mark Bradford: Los Angeles Mark Bradford: Los Angeles at the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai (27 July–13 October 2019) is the artist's largest solo exhibition to date in China. In this video for Ocula, Bradford and Diana Nawi, curator of the show, walk through selected works that convey the artist's concerns with...

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Ryan Sullivan

b. 1983, USA

Ryan Sullivan (b. 1983) lives and works in New York. He studied at the Rhode Island School of Design, Providence (RI). In 2015 he staged a major solo exhibition at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami — his first one-person exhibition in a US institution. Other solo exhibitions include his 2013 presentation at Hydra's Workshop, Hydra, Greece. In 2013, he was artist in residence at the Robert Rauschenberg Foundation, Captiva (FL), and artist-in-residence at the Chinati Foundation, Marfa (TX). Sullivan's work has been featured in group exhibitions including New Skin, Aishti Foundation, Beirut, Lebanon, 2016; Surface Tension, The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, 2015; New York Painting, Kunstmuseum Bonn, Bonn, Germany, 2015; Empire State, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Rome, Italy, 2013; and Nothing Turned Itself Inside Out, White Flag Projects, St. Louis (MI), 2013. A new book on Sullivan's practice is forthcoming, published by ICA Miami and Dancing Foxes Press. The book will feature texts by Tim Griffin, Alex Gartenfeld, Christian Scheidemann, and a conversation with artist Laura Owens.

Featured Artworks

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Untitled by Ryan Sullivan contemporary artwork
Ryan SullivanUntitled, 2019 Cast urethane resin, fibreglass, epoxy
214 x 152.4 cm
Sadie Coles HQ
Untitled by Ryan Sullivan contemporary artwork
Ryan SullivanUntitled, 2018 Cast urethane resin, fibreglass, epoxy
213.4 x 152.4 cm
Sadie Coles HQ
Untitled by Ryan Sullivan contemporary artwork
Ryan SullivanUntitled, 2018 Cast urethane resin, fibreglass, epoxy
213.4 x 152.4 cm
Sadie Coles HQ
Untitled by Ryan Sullivan contemporary artwork
Ryan SullivanUntitled, 2018 Cast urethane resin, fibreglass, epoxy
95.3 x 80 cm
Sadie Coles HQ
Untitled by Ryan Sullivan contemporary artwork
Ryan SullivanUntitled, 2018 Cast urethane resin, fibreglass, epoxy
95.4 x 79.8 x 1.8 cm
Sadie Coles HQ
Untitled by Ryan Sullivan contemporary artwork
Ryan SullivanUntitled, 2018 Paint on paper
51 x 41.2 cm
Sadie Coles HQ
Untitled by Ryan Sullivan contemporary artwork
Ryan SullivanUntitled, 2019 Cast urethane resin, fibreglass, epoxy
137.2 x 119.4 x 3 cm
Sadie Coles HQ
Untitled by Ryan Sullivan contemporary artwork
Ryan SullivanUntitled, 2018 Cast urethane resin, fiberglass, epoxy
243 x 177.5 x 4 cm
Sadie Coles HQ

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Ryan Sullivan, one minute's music, one minute's time at Sadie Coles HQ, London
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12 January–23 February 2019 Ryan Sullivan one minute's music, one minute's time Sadie Coles HQ, Kingly Street

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In the Works: A Studio Visit with Ryan Sullivan Related Press In the Works: A Studio Visit with Ryan Sullivan The High Line Art Blog : 31 May 2019

Artist Ryan Sullivan looks to improvisation to inform his process of making paintings. Sullivan is one of eight artists participating in En Plein Air, a group exhibition presented by High Line Art that broadens and challenges historical ideas of outdoor painting. The exhibition title refers to the mid-19th century practice of en plein air painting...

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Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend Related Press Three exhibitions to see in London this weekend The Art Newspaper : 18 January 2019

Are an artist’s failures and mistakes concomitant with the power of their work? This is the question Ryan Sullivan appears to asks in his series of large, dynamic canvases that fill Sadie Coles HQ. One Minute’s Music, One Minute’s Time (until 23 February) includes works that reflect on spontaneity within painting, taking their form of abstraction...

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Ryan Sullivan Related Press Ryan Sullivan Artforum : 12 January 2019

Sullivan’s images are records of their production—indices of his processual improvisation. Spontaneous, yet informed by the contours of each preceding stroke.

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