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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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Thomas Eggerer

b. 1963, Germany

Thomas Eggerer was born in 1963 and studied at the Art Academy in Munich, Germany before moving to the US in the mid 90s where he eventually became a member of the artist collective Group Material. By the late 1990s his focus returned to painting and he has been exhibiting this work extensively over the last fifteen years.

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Untitled by Thomas Eggerer contemporary artwork Thomas EggererUntitled, 2018 Charcoal on paper
178 x 229 cm
Galerie Buchholz
Untitled by Thomas Eggerer contemporary artwork Thomas EggererUntitled, 2018 Charcoal on paper
86.5 x 99 cm
Galerie Buchholz
Untitled by Thomas Eggerer contemporary artwork Thomas EggererUntitled, 2018 Charcoal on paper
86.6 x 99.5 cm
Galerie Buchholz
Floorgames by Thomas Eggerer contemporary artwork Thomas EggererFloorgames, 2018 Collage various papers
63.5 x 47.2 cm
Galerie Buchholz
Team by Thomas Eggerer contemporary artwork Thomas EggererTeam, 2018 Collage various papers and ink
61.5 x 45 cm
Galerie Buchholz
Downward by Thomas Eggerer contemporary artwork Thomas EggererDownward, 2018 Collage various papers
70 x 50 cm
Galerie Buchholz
Happy Meal Pattern by Thomas Eggerer contemporary artwork Thomas EggererHappy Meal Pattern, 2018 Oil on canvas
86.5 x 99 cm
Galerie Buchholz
The Assault by Thomas Eggerer contemporary artwork Thomas EggererThe Assault, 2018 Oil on canvas
209 x 203.5 cm
Galerie Buchholz

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Thomas Eggerer, Asphalt at Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
Closed
27 November 2018–26 January 2019 Thomas Eggerer Asphalt Galerie Buchholz, Berlin
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, In Part: Writings by Julie Ault at Galerie Buchholz, New York
Closed
9–24 February 2018 Group Exhibition In Part: Writings by Julie Ault Galerie Buchholz, New York
Contemporary art exhibition, Thomas Eggerer, Ozone at Maureen Paley, London
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17 July–23 August 2015 Thomas Eggerer Ozone Maureen Paley, London

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People absorbed in enraptured, ecstatic movements, surrounded by more sedate, lingering figures regularly inhabit Thomas Eggerer’s paintings, suggesting feelings of awkwardness, or loneliness when in the midst of social groups. Although grounded in a very commonplace occurrence, these are dreamlike works, provoking feelings of pleasing...

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