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Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber Ocula Report Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber 15 Mar 2019 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

In Meiro Koizumi's three-channel video installation, The Angels of Testimony (2019), the central frame features an interview with Hajime Kondo about his time as a solider of the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The conversation centres on war crimes perpetrated in China, including the beheading of Chinese prisoners for...

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Diana Campbell Betancourt Ocula Conversation Diana Campbell Betancourt

Diana Campbell Betancourt is a curator working predominantly across South and Southeast Asia. Since 2013 she has been the founding artistic director of the Samdani Art Foundation and chief curator of the Dhaka Art Summit in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a transnational art event that has grown in size and scale ever since its first edition in 2012. Backed by...

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Chinternet Ugly at Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art Ocula Report Chinternet Ugly at Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art 7 Mar 2019 : Mike Pinnington for Ocula

China, home to 802 million internet users, is subject to sophisticated online censorship. This shrouded state of affairs, unsurprisingly perhaps, serves to reinforce stereotypes around conformity elsewhere. Any realm, digital or otherwise, subject to such strict scrutiny must necessarily be bland and uncritical, right? I was mulling over such...

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Squeak Carnwath

b. 1947, USA

Squeak Carnwath (b. 1947, Abington, PA) draws upon the philosophical and mundane experiences of daily life in her paintings and prints, which can be identified by lush fields of color combined with text, patterns, and identifiable images. She has received numerous awards including the Society for the Encouragement of Contemporary Art (SECA) Award from San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, two Individual Artist Fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts, a Guggenheim Fellowship and the Award for Individual Artists from the Flintridge Foundation. Carnwath is Professor Emerita at the University of California, Berkeley. She lives and works in Oakland, CA.

Featured Artworks

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Loss by Squeak Carnwath contemporary artwork Squeak CarnwathLoss, 2016 Oil and alkyd on canvas
76.2 x 76.2 cm
Jane Lombard Gallery
Unlock Love by Squeak Carnwath contemporary artwork Squeak CarnwathUnlock Love, 2018 Oil and alkyd on linen over panel
76.2 x 76.2 cm
Jane Lombard Gallery
Is the Sea Watching by Squeak Carnwath contemporary artwork Squeak CarnwathIs the Sea Watching, 2018 Gouache and graphite on polypropylene
78.7 x 76.2 cm
Jane Lombard Gallery
How Many Greens by Squeak Carnwath contemporary artwork Squeak CarnwathHow Many Greens, 2018 Gouache and graphite on polypropylene
67.3 x 74.3 cm
Jane Lombard Gallery
Go to the Sea by Squeak Carnwath contemporary artwork Squeak CarnwathGo to the Sea, 2018 Gouache and graphite on polpropylene
74.3 x 74.3 cm
Jane Lombard Gallery
Message in a Bottle by Squeak Carnwath contemporary artwork Squeak CarnwathMessage in a Bottle, 2018 Oil and alkyd on canvas over panel
76.2 x 76.2 cm
Jane Lombard Gallery
Send Help by Squeak Carnwath contemporary artwork Squeak CarnwathSend Help, 2017 Oil and alkyd on canvas over panel
178 x 178 cm
Jane Lombard Gallery
We Still Have Music by Squeak Carnwath contemporary artwork Squeak CarnwathWe Still Have Music, 2017 Oil and alkyd on canvas over panel
195.6 x 195.6 cm
Jane Lombard Gallery

Current & Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Squeak Carnwath, Not All Black and White at Jane Lombard Gallery, New York
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21 February–30 March 2019 Squeak Carnwath Not All Black and White Jane Lombard Gallery, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Squeak Carnwath, What Before Came After at Jane Lombard Gallery, New York
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22 October–19 December 2015 Squeak Carnwath What Before Came After Jane Lombard Gallery, New York

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A Painter for Our Times Related Press A Painter for Our Times Hyperallergic : 4 March 2019

I have been a fan of Squeak Carnwath ever since I saw her painting Obit (2000) in a now-defunct Soho gallery nearly 20 years ago. I have been to her studio in Oakland, California numerous times; interviewed her for The Brooklyn Rail (November 2006); contributed an essay to the catalogue of her survey show, Squeak Carnwath: Painting Is No Ordinary...

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Squeak Carnwath at Jane Lombard Related Press Squeak Carnwath at Jane Lombard Art In America : 6 January 2016

Squeak Carnwath’s first New York exhibition in over a decade was tightly packed with paintings, sculptures and works on paper from the 1990s to the present. The earliest piece on view was the painting Things Green (1995). Designed as a giant chart, it presents a list of nouns floating in a field of bright green above a 12-by-21-unit grid,...

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