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Almine Rech-Picasso Goes Global Ocula Conversation Almine Rech-Picasso Goes Global

French gallerist Almine Rech-Picasso opened her first space in Asia on Shanghai's historic Bund in July this year, bringing her eponymous gallery's total locations to five. The Shanghai gallery occupies roughly 4,000 square feet on the second floor of the three-storey Amber Building, a beautiful warehouse space, originally occupied by the Central...

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From the Gallery to the Streets: Home Works 8 in Beirut Ocula Report From the Gallery to the Streets: Home Works 8 in Beirut 8 Nov 2019 : Nat Muller for Ocula

There's an inside joke amongst the team of Ashkal Alwan, The Lebanese Association for Plastic Arts: that every time an edition of its biennial forum on cultural practices is planned, a national crisis happens. The eighth edition of Home Works was no different: it opened on 17 October amidst the most devastating wildfires that Lebanon had witnessed...

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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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Robert Zhao Renhui

b. 1983, Singapore

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An Hour @ The Museum: No Boundary at ShanghArt Gallery

Lee Jian Xuan The Strait Times First published on 16 October 2015

Robert Zhao Renhui, View of Gali Batu, overlooking Bukit Panjang (2014). Archival Piezographic Print. 121 x 84 cm. Edition of 3. Courtesy ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai/Beijing/Singapore.

A disparate series of works, from ceramics to oil paintings to video works, done by four Singapore artists—Jason Lim, Joo Choon Lin, Robert Zhao Renhui and Vincent Leow—are on display at the No Boundary exhibition at ShanghArt Gallery. The quartet drew its inspiration from diverse sources. Leow, for example, created his art after a residency programme where he witnessed violence in the Middle East, while Lim sees the transformation of clay upon heating as a metaphor for new life.

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