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Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide Ocula Conversation Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide

Ongoing since 2012, the Real DMZ Project interrogates the demilitarised zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea through annual, research-based exhibitions that bring together the works of Korean and international artists. Sunjung Kim, the independent curator behind the project, conceived the idea of exploring the DMZ while curating Japanese artist...

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Sydney Lowdown: Exhibitions to See Ocula Report Sydney Lowdown: Exhibitions to See 6 Sep 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

The fifth edition of Sydney Contemporary will take place once again at Carriageworks between 12 and 15 September 2019, with Spring 1883 bringing together a cohort of 27 galleries from across Australia and the region to inhabit rooms at the Establishment Hotel from 11 to 14 September 2019, uniquely presenting contemporary works propped up on...

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Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum Ocula Insight | Video Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum 16 August 2019

Mark Bradford walks through Mark Bradford: Los Angeles Mark Bradford: Los Angeles at the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai (27 July–13 October 2019) is the artist's largest solo exhibition to date in China. In this video for Ocula, Bradford and Diana Nawi, curator of the show, walk through selected works that convey the artist's concerns with...

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Virginia Leonard

b. 1965, New Zealand

Virginia Leonard graduated with a Master of Fine Arts from Whitecliffe College of Arts & Design in 2001. Leonard is both a painter and clay maker and her work is a response to the broken parts of her body.

Recent exhibitions include: The Effects of Crack, Objectspace, Auckland (2014) and Foursome, The Vivian, Matakana (2014).

Featured Artworks

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Floor Lover by Virginia Leonard contemporary artwork
Virginia LeonardFloor Lover, 2018 Clay, lustre and resin
66 x 46 x 46 cm
Martin Browne Contemporary
To chop or not to chop by Virginia Leonard contemporary artwork
Virginia LeonardTo chop or not to chop, 2018 Clay, lustre, gravel and resin
30 x 34 x 25 cm
Two Rooms
My skin colouring suits the hospital gowns by Virginia Leonard contemporary artwork
Virginia LeonardMy skin colouring suits the hospital gowns, 2018 Clay, lustre and resin
73 x 52 x 52 cm
Two Rooms
Bandage by Virginia Leonard contemporary artwork
Virginia LeonardBandage, 2018 Clay, lustre and resin
87 x 44 x 39 cm
Two Rooms
All I need is a chaperone by Virginia Leonard contemporary artwork
Virginia LeonardAll I need is a chaperone, 2018 Clay, lustre and resin
95 x 47 cm
Two Rooms
Central line by Virginia Leonard contemporary artwork
Virginia LeonardCentral line, 2017 Clay and resin
43 x 50 x 45 cm
Two Rooms
Sometimes I blend in by Virginia Leonard contemporary artwork
Virginia LeonardSometimes I blend in, 2018 Clay, lustre, resin and ink
103 x 38 x 38 cm
Two Rooms
Anaesthetics make me feel fantastic by Virginia Leonard contemporary artwork
Virginia LeonardAnaesthetics make me feel fantastic, 2018 Clay, lustre, resin and ink
107 x 41 x 41 cm
Two Rooms

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Show, 2019 Autumn Exhibition at Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
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4–28 April 2019 Group Show 2019 Autumn Exhibition Martin Browne Contemporary, Sydney
Contemporary art exhibition, Virginia Leonard with Gretchen Albrecht, I come out of surgery looking golden at Two Rooms, Auckland
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26 October–24 November 2018 Virginia Leonard with Gretchen Albrecht I come out of surgery looking golden Two Rooms, Auckland

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9 Must see artists at Melbourne Art Fair Related Press 9 Must see artists at Melbourne Art Fair Timeout : 23 July 2018

Navigating a major art fair can seem a bit daunting if you're not a pro, and this year's Melbourne Art Fair is jam-packed. There are 40 galleries showing work across venues in Southbank from August 2 to 5, with leading contemporary artists from Australia, New Zealand and South East Asia.So we got the art fair's director Maree Di Pasquale to pick...

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