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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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Santiago Sierra

b. 1966, Spain

Santiago Sierra was born in Madrid, Spain in 1966. He studied Visual Arts in Mexico City, Madrid and Hamburg. 

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Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Santiago Sierra, Impenetrable Structure at Lisson Gallery, London
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14 July–26 August 2017 Santiago Sierra Impenetrable Structure Lisson Gallery, Bell Street, London

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Adopting social architecture as a mode of critique is a technique that has become synonymous with Santiago Sierra’s artistic practice. If the results are often painful, the frequent criticism made of his work that it perpetuates the brutality of an already merciless society is misleading. In 2006, Sierra stated his work is produced not as an image...

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Manifesta 11 Biennial: Helmhaus and Löwenbräukunst Related Press Manifesta 11 Biennial: Helmhaus and Löwenbräukunst Aesthetica Magazine : 22 July 2016

Located in the Zurich’s ancient core, the Helmhaus museum usually exhibits contemporary art exponents of the most renowned Swiss art scene, with a focus on Zurich. Every year, five exhibitions are usually staged, collectively showing the works of some hundred artists. Great care is taken to represent the art scene’s diversity, so much...

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Examining 'race' in Asia's migrant domestic workers population: 'Afterwork' at Para Site, Hong Kong Related Press Examining 'race' in Asia's migrant domestic workers population: 'Afterwork' at Para Site, Hong Kong Art Radar : 24 March 2016

Running from 19 March to 29 May 2016 at Para Site, Afterwork is a group exhibition that explores a wide scope of issues related to “race” – as constructed through ingrained socio-cultural, political, economic, legal and historical forces and representations – as well as its relation to class, labour and migration within and...

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