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Pierre Huyghe: The Artist as Director Ocula Conversation Pierre Huyghe: The Artist as Director

Pierre Huyghe is a producer of spectacular and memorable enigmas, with works that function more like mirages than as objects. Abyssal Plain (2015–ongoing), his contribution to the 2015 Istanbul Biennial, curated by Carolyn Christov-Bakargiev, was installed on the seabed of the Marmara Sea, some 20 metres below the surface of the water and close to...

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MoMA Expansion: Once the Modern, Always the Modern Ocula Report MoMA Expansion: Once the Modern, Always the Modern 29 Nov 2019 : Mohammad Salemy for Ocula

In the early decades of its existence, New York's Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), founded in 1929, transformed from a philanthropic project modestly housed in a few rooms of the Heckscher Building on the corner of Fifth Avenue and 57th Street, to an alleged operating node in the United States' cultural struggle during the cold war, and one of the...

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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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Sam Francis

(1923 - 1994), USA

Sam Francis (1923-1994) was an abstract expressionist American painter and printmaker, perhaps best known for his Blue Balls series, which referenced the pain of his renal tuberculosis.

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, A line (a)round an idea Selected Works on Paper at Gagosian, Geneva
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2 May–27 July 2019 Group Exhibition A line (a)round an idea Selected Works on Paper Gagosian, Geneva
Contemporary art exhibition, Sam Francis, Colour in Space at Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong
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10 September–12 November 2016 Sam Francis Colour in Space Pearl Lam Galleries, Pedder Street, Hong Kong

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'Colour in Space: Sam Francis 1923-1994' at Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong Related Press 'Colour in Space: Sam Francis 1923-1994' at Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong Blouin Artinfo : 30 August 2016

Colour in Space: Sam Francis 1923–1994, a solo exhibition of works by American artist Sam Francis, will be on view from September 9 through October 31, 2016, at Pearl Lam Galleries, Hong Kong. The exhibition is part of the gallery’s effort to bring Modern artists at its Pedder Building space each September.

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