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LACMA Explores the Allure of Matter Ocula Report LACMA Explores the Allure of Matter 14 Jun 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

The Allure of Matter: Material Art from China at Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) (2 June 2019–5 January 2020) is an inter-generational show of 21 Chinese artists working from the 1980s to the present, including Ai Weiwei, Cai Guo-Qiang, Lin Tianmiao, Song Dong, He Xiangyu, Yin Xiuzhen, and Ma Qiusha.Staged on Level 2 of LACMA's Renzo...

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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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Art Basel Lowdown: Shows to See Ocula Report Art Basel Lowdown: Shows to See 6 Jun 2019 : Tessa Moldan for Ocula

To coincide with Art Basel 2019, which opens to the public from 13 to 16 June, galleries and institutions across the city are presenting a range of stellar exhibitions. From Rebecca Horn at Museum Tinguely to Geumhyung Jeong at Kunsthalle Basel, here is a selection of what to see.William Kentridge, Dead Remus (2014–2016). Charcoal on found ledger...

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Shanghai Hugo Boss Asia Art Award 2017 Exhibition

Chloe Chu ArtAsiaPacific* First published on 22 November 2017

Yu Ji's presentation was on the museum's second floor. Yu's practice is focused on the peculiarities of material and process—in particular, resin, beeswax and concrete have constantly reappeared in her renditions of the body, which often quote details from Greco-Roman sculptures. The video in the back documents the artist lugging a rock up a hill on the east coast of Taiwan.

In late June, the four finalists for the Hugo Boss Asia Art Award 2017 were announced. The artists—Li Ming, Tao Hui, Yu Ji and Robert Zhao Renhui—were chosen from a pool of over 30 nominees for their standout exhibitions and artworks produced over the last three years, and for their potential future contributions to artistic discourse. The four were then each allotted one floor of Shanghai's Rockbund Art Museum to present a showcase of their past and newly commissioned works. Representing a diverse range of artistic inquiries, from concerns with space and the body to materiality, historical narratives and cinematic representations, the finalists each claimed unique stakes in the prize. The winner of the award will be announced on November 23—in the meantime, audiences can make their own predictions for who will take it home.

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