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Cinga Samson: ‘a different conversation on representation’ Ocula Conversation Cinga Samson: ‘a different conversation on representation’ Jareh Das

With his first exhibition in the United States opening at Perrotin in New York on 22 February, Cinga Samson discusses portraiture as a mode for celebrating black beauty.

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Dhaka Art Summit 2020: Seismic Movements Ocula Report Dhaka Art Summit 2020: Seismic Movements Radha Mahendru, Dhaka

__ Seismic Movements , the fifth Dhaka Art Summit, plotted movements, solidarities, and exchanges across the Global South with over 500 artists, scholars, curators, and thinkers.

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Guo Hongwei on Seeing Patterns That Don’t Exist Ocula Insight Guo Hongwei on Seeing Patterns That Don’t Exist Sherry Paik, New York

Guo Hongwei's recent watercolour paintings, showing at Chambers Fine Art in New York from 3 March, trigger pareidolia—the phenomenon of seeing random objects or patterns where they do not exist.

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b. 1937, Japan

Takesada Matsutani Biography

Born in Osaka, Japan, 1937

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Lives and works in Paris, France and Nishinomiya, Japan

Takesada Matsutani Featured Artworks

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Untitled by Takesada Matsutani contemporary artwork
Takesada MatsutaniUntitled, 1971Oil on canvas
45 x 61 cm
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Untitled by Takesada Matsutani contemporary artwork
Takesada MatsutaniUntitled, 2018Ink, graphite pencil on canvas mounted on plywood
128 x 118 x 5 cm
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In the Pink by Takesada Matsutani contemporary artwork
Takesada MatsutaniIn the Pink, 2019Vinyl adhesive and acrylic on canvas mounted on board
125.3 x 92 x 10 cm
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Stream-Pompidou by Takesada Matsutani contemporary artwork
Takesada MatsutaniStream-Pompidou, 2019Graphite pencil on canvas roll, acrylic, acrylic adhesive, graphite pencil on canvas
440 x 997 x 12.5 cm
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Propagation 15-2 by Takesada Matsutani contemporary artwork
Takesada MatsutaniPropagation 15-2, 2015Vinyl adhesive, acrylic on canvas and plywood
146 x 114 cm
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A Visual Point-A by Takesada Matsutani contemporary artwork
Takesada MatsutaniA Visual Point-A, 1965Acrylic, oil and vinyl adhesive on canvas
66.5 x 54.5 x 8.5 cm
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Both Sides-2 by Takesada Matsutani contemporary artwork
Takesada MatsutaniBoth Sides-2, 1971Oil on canvas
27.5 x 35 cm
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Sky-B by Takesada Matsutani contemporary artwork
Takesada MatsutaniSky-B, 1972Acrylic on canvas
80 x 58 cm
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Takesada Matsutani Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Takesada Matsutani, Yohaku at Hauser & Wirth, Zurich
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11 October–21 December 2019 Takesada Matsutani Yohaku Hauser & Wirth, Zürich
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Gutai at Hauser & Wirth, New York
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1 November–22 December 2018 Group Exhibition Gutai Hauser & Wirth, 69th Street, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Takesada Matsutani, drop in time at Hauser & Wirth, Somerset
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29 September 2018–1 January 2019 Takesada Matsutani drop in time Hauser & Wirth, Somerset

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Takesada Matsutani In Related Press

DROP IN TIME TAKESADA MATSUTANI Related Press DROP IN TIME TAKESADA MATSUTANI 1 February 2019, ArtAsiaPacific

It is easy to drive past the clutch of buildings that are Hauser & Wirth's rural outpost in Somerset. They are inconspicuous alongside similar farmsteads concealed in an agrarian landscape of steep inclines, only glimpsed through rare gaps in overwhelming hedgerows that enclose the road. The gallery's manicured buildings were previously barns...

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I Didn’t Go Home: Takesada Matsutani Related Press I Didn’t Go Home: Takesada Matsutani 1 February 2019, Mousse Magazine

Hans Ulrich Obrist discusses influences, materials, and trajectories with Takesada Matsutani, a second-generation Gutai protagonist. Throughout his career, Matsutani has continuously developed his voice and discovered new potentials to express the inner subjective dimension. Spanning five decades, Matsutani's work continuously redefined the...

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Takesada Matsutani on Glue and Gutai Related Press Takesada Matsutani on Glue and Gutai 15 August 2018, Elephant

Takesada Matsutani has been firmly implanted in France after decades of expatriation, and yet retains a distinctly Japanese sensibility to his experimental, gestural practice and exploration of unusual materials across evocative, fleshy paintings, drawings and sculptures. He came to France for a scholarship and he stayed for love, not art, he...

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The grand old man of the Gutai group: an interview with Takesada Matsutani Related Press The grand old man of the Gutai group: an interview with Takesada Matsutani 30 July 2016, Apollo

'It's important to allow your early work to continue to influence you,' says Takesada Matsutani (b. 1937), pointing to the paintings, drawings, and writings on the floors, pillars, and walls of his crammed studio, a former cabinet-maker's atelier in Paris's 11th arrondissement. Every surface of the artist's studio is covered in papers, electric...

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Takesada Matsutani In Video & Audio

Takesada Matsutani: drop in time Related Video & Audio Takesada Matsutani: drop in time 13 September 2018, Hauser & Wirth

In his Paris studio, Japanese-born artist Takesada Matsutani talks about how he came to join the Gutai Art Association in 1963, moved to Paris in 1966, and how vinyl adhesive glue and graphite have sustained a practice 'streaming into infinity'. Coming of age in postwar Japan, artist Takesada Matsutani found himself longing 'to make something...

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Takesada Matsutani, Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, 1 Jul – 3 Sep 2017 Related Video & Audio Takesada Matsutani, Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles, 1 Jul – 3 Sep 2017 17 August 2018, Hauser & Wirth

Takesada Matsutani talks about his life and work on the occasion of his first Los Angeles solo exhibition on view at Hauser & Wirth Los Angeles from 1 July through 3 September 201

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