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Kim Tschang-Yeul: Art Without Ego Ocula Conversation Kim Tschang-Yeul: Art Without Ego

Kim Tschang-Yeul turns 90 this December, following an illustrious career that played a crucial role in bringing post-war Korean painting into the modern and contemporary art canon. Long celebrated for pensive depictions of water drops, the esteemed artist uses dual languages of abstraction and hyperrealism to articulate the psychological traumas...

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Melati Suryodarmo: Performance Art as Trigger Ocula Conversation Melati Suryodarmo: Performance Art as Trigger

In 2012, Melati Suryodarmo opened Studio Plesungan in her native Surakarta, also known as Solo, the historic royal capital of the Mataram Empire of Java in Indonesia. Suryodarmo had returned to Indonesia from Germany, where she studied Butoh and choreography with Butoh dancer and choreographer Anzu Furukawa, time-based media with avantgarde...

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In a Year of No Future: Cyberpunk at Hong Kong’s Tai Kwun Ocula Report In a Year of No Future: Cyberpunk at Hong Kong’s Tai Kwun 22 Nov 2019 : Emily Verla Bovino for Ocula

In what was reportedly Tokyo's cloudiest summer in over a century this July, Yoshiji Kigami, key animator of the cyberpunk classic Akira (1988), died in an arson attack that killed 35 people at Kyoto Animation. The attacker lit the fire with a lighter after dousing the studio with gasoline. 'They are always stealing', he explained in the belief the...

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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough Ocula Insight | Video
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Hans Hartung and Art Informel: Exhibition Walkthrough 15 October 2019

Hans Hartung and Art Informel at Mazzoleni London (1 October 2019-18 January 2020) presents key works by the French-German painter while highlighting his connection with artists active in Paris during the 50s and 60s. In this video, writer and historian Alan Montgomery discusses Hartung's practice and its legacy.Born in Leipzig in 1904, Hans...

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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. 3 by Xu Longsen contemporary artwork
Xu LongsenMonumental Florals No. 3, 2018 Ink and Colour on Paper
180 x 144 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery
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

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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