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Beatriz González at KW Institute for Contemporary Art: In Focus Ocula Report Beatriz González at KW Institute for Contemporary Art: In Focus 14 Dec 2018 : Pia Chakraverti-Wuerthwein for Ocula

Retrospective 1965–2017, Beatriz González's exhibition at KW Institute for Contemporary Art in Berlin (13 October 2018–6 January 2019), presents a selection of 120 works that bear witness to Colombia's political and social upheavals of the last 50 years. Throughout, the link between González's practice and the sociopolitical context it references...

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Founded by industrialist Andrew Carnegie as part of the Carnegie Institute in 1895, Carnegie Museum sought to 'bring the world' to the city with a grand building housing a natural history museum, a library, and an art museum operating as a fluid space for knowledge exchange. In its 123-year history, the institution has built up a world-class...

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Extra States: Nations in Liquidation at Kunsthal Extra City Ocula Report Extra States: Nations in Liquidation at Kunsthal Extra City 8 Dec 2018 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

The nation-state—a nation (a people) presided over by a governing body with jurisdiction over a defined territory (the state)—is either going through a renaissance or demise, depending on one's perspective. There has been talk about the nation-state's end for years—from a 2013 United States National Intelligence Council report...

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Zhu Xi

b. 1983, China

Zhu Xi was born in Shanghai in 1983. He graduated from the Shanghai Arts and Crafts College in 2002, and went on to complete a Bachelors degree in the Department of Comprehensive Art of China Academy of Art (CAA) in 2006, as well as a Masters degree from the CAA's School of Intermedia Art in 2012. Zhu's solo exhibition Song of the Conqueror was held in Macau in 2011, followed by his show Cold Rhyme (Beijing, 2013). His artworks consist of installation and painting, and employ a narrative language of symbols to allow for a remarkable level of clarity in storytelling, with a strong poetic element.

Featured Artworks

Laboratory for Metamorphosis by Zhu Xi contemporary artwork Zhu XiLaboratory for Metamorphosis, 2014 Iron, lightbulb, paper, butterfly, sugar, glass beaker, copper
85 x 65 x 25 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery
Diluted Landscape by Zhu Xi contemporary artwork Zhu XiDiluted Landscape, 2015 Ink on paper
126 x 135 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery
A.D. 117 by Zhu Xi contemporary artwork Zhu XiA.D. 117, 2011 Iron, Resin, Light Bulb, Violin Case, Metal
50 x 50 x 30 cm
Hanart TZ Gallery

Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, Annals of Floating Island at Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong
22 July–27 August 2016 Group Exhibition Annals of Floating Island Hanart TZ Gallery, Hong Kong

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