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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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Xu Longsen

b. 1956, China

XU Longsen’s landscapes challenges the monumentality of modern architecture with their imposing presences. His major installation exhibitions include Museum of Roman Civilization in Italy and Palace of Justice in Belgium.

Featured Artworks

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Monumental Florals No. 12 by Xu Longsen contemporary artwork
Xu LongsenMonumental Florals No. 12, 2018 Ink and Colour on Paper
180 x 144 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery
Lang Feng No.5 by Xu Longsen contemporary artwork
Xu LongsenLang Feng No.5, 2016-2017 Ink on Paper
118 x 118 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery
Lang Feng No.4 by Xu Longsen contemporary artwork
Xu LongsenLang Feng No.4, 2016-2017 Ink on Paper
118 x 118 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery
Lang Feng No.3 by Xu Longsen contemporary artwork
Xu LongsenLang Feng No.3, 2016-2017 Ink on Paper
118 x 118 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery
Lang Feng No.2 by Xu Longsen contemporary artwork
Xu LongsenLang Feng No.2, 2016-2017 Ink on Paper
118 x 118 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery
Monumental Florals Series by Xu Longsen contemporary artwork
Xu LongsenMonumental Florals Series, 2018 Ink and Colour on Paper
Hanart TZ Gallery
Tian Shang/ Tian Xia by Xu Longsen contemporary artwork
Xu LongsenTian Shang/ Tian Xia, 2017 Ink on Felt, Wood Column
Hanart TZ Gallery
Guang Bi No.12 by Xu Longsen contemporary artwork
Xu LongsenGuang Bi No.12, 2016-2017 Ink on Paper
313 x 216 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery

Recent Exhibitions

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Contemporary art exhibition, Group exhibition, The Garden of Winter Light 冬光園 at Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
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10 January–15 March 2019 Group exhibition The Garden of Winter Light 冬光園 Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
Contemporary art exhibition, Xu Longsen, Mountains  in  the  Clouds 雲山蒼蒼 at Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
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25 May–7 July 2018 Xu Longsen Mountains in the Clouds 雲山蒼蒼 Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
Contemporary art exhibition, Xu Longsen, Wind on the Mountain at Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
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24 October–30 November 2016 Xu Longsen Wind on the Mountain Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong

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Alexie Glass-Kantor Ocula Conversation Alexie Glass-Kantor Art Basel Encounters Curator, Hong Kong

Australian curator Alexie Glass-Kantor has held a range of senior roles in independent art centres across the country. These include Gertrude Contemporary and the Australian Centre for the Moving Image, both in Melbourne. Currently, Glass-Kantor divides her time between working as executive director of Artspace, Sydney, one of Australia’s...

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Australian adds weight to Art Basel Encounter Related Press Australian adds weight to Art Basel Encounter Visual ArtsHub : 24 February 2015

There is a new encounter in Hong Kong, Australian curator Alexie Glass-Kantor, and her vision captures the zeitgeist of our region. A curated section within any art fair presents an interesting conversation, sitting somewhere between the commercial streams and a rigorous view of now. Encounters is slightly different in that it is dedicated to...

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