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Aesthetic Radicalism in ‘Awakenings’ at Singapore’s National Gallery Ocula Report Aesthetic Radicalism in ‘Awakenings’ at Singapore’s National Gallery 21 Jun 2019 : Sam Gaskin for Ocula

Awakenings: Art in Society in Asia 1960s–1990s, a major retrospective at Singapore's National Gallery (14 June–15 September 2019), opens emphatically in flames. At the exhibition's entrance, viewers encounter a wall-sized image from 1964 titled Burning Canvases Floating on the River. The photograph captures a performance by Lee Seung-taek, in which...

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Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture Ocula Conversation Thomas J Price: Reframing Classical Sculpture

When the London-born artist Thomas J Price graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Chelsea College of Arts in 2004, the school's college art prize was by no means his most notable accomplishment as an emerging artist. In 2001, Price presented his much-talked-about work Licked, a daring performance, later profiled on the BBC 4 television...

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'Sites Encountered': A Chorus of Five Artists at M+ Pavilion Ocula Report 'Sites Encountered': A Chorus of Five Artists at M+ Pavilion 21 Jun 2019 : Emily Verla Bovino for Ocula

Without punctuation, She Said Why Me, the title of May Fung's 1989 video presents itself as a statement, rather than a question. It suggests a subject who expects no response, a person prepared to make what she can from being chosen though perplexed by the attention. The video follows a blindfolded woman, then unmasked, through late colonial-era...

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Tony Cragg

b. 1949, United Kingdom

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Margaret Calvert, Tony Cragg and Michael Craig-Martin recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours

Jamie Green It's Nice That First published on 13 June 2016
Left to right, Michael Craig-Martin: Untitled (light bulb); Margaret Calvert: Transport typeface; Tony Cragg: Kastor & Pollux via It's Nice That.

Margaret Calvert, Tony Cragg and Michael Craig-Martin are among those recognised for their services to the visual arts and design industries in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours. Sculptor, Royal Academician and Turner Prize winner Tony Cragg has been made Knight Bachelor, for services to visual arts and Anglo-German relations. Meanwhile, conceptual artist and Royal Academician Michael Craig-Martin, famous for An Oak Tree and his fostering of the Young British Artists of Goldsmiths where he was tutor during the 1980s and now serves as Emeritus Professor, has been made CBE for services to art.

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