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Cinga Samson: ‘a different conversation on representation’ Ocula Conversation Cinga Samson: ‘a different conversation on representation’ Jareh Das

Cinga Samson 's paintings lay bare the complex relationship between contemporary life, African traditions, globalisation, and representation. His strikingly sombre portraits contain similarities to those of contemporary painters such as Toyin Ojih Odutola, Lynette Yiadom-Boakye , Kehinde Wiley , Florine Démosthène, and Tunji...

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Dhaka Art Summit 2020: Seismic Movements Ocula Report Dhaka Art Summit 2020: Seismic Movements Radha Mahendru, Dhaka

Seismic Movements , the fifth Dhaka Art Summit, plotted movements, solidarities, and exchanges across the Global South with over 500 artists, scholars, curators, and thinkers.

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Guo Hongwei on Seeing Patterns That Don’t Exist Ocula Insight Guo Hongwei on Seeing Patterns That Don’t Exist Sherry Paik, New York

Guo Hongwei's recent watercolour paintings, showing at Chambers Fine Art in New York from 3 March, trigger pareidolia—the phenomenon of seeing random objects or patterns where they do not exist.

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b. 1961, USA

Zoe Leonard Biography

New York-based artist Zoe Leonard balances rigorous conceptualism with a distinctly personal vision in her work, which merges photography, sculpture, and installation. By employing strategies of repetition, shifting perspectives, and a multitude of printing processes, Leonard's practice probes the politics of representation and display. Leonard explores themes such as gender and sexuality, loss and mourning, migration, displacement, and the urban landscape. Her photography specifically invites us to contemplate the role that the medium plays in constructing history, and to consider the roots of contemporary photographic culture. More than its focus on any particular subject, however, Leonard's work encourages the viewer to reconsider the act of looking itself, drawing attention to observation as a complex, ongoing process.

Zoe Leonard Featured Artworks

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For Which it Stands by Zoe Leonard contemporary artwork
Zoe LeonardFor Which it Stands, 200332 postcards in open edition, steel postcard rack, plexiglass and wood money box
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How To Take Good Pictures by Zoe Leonard contemporary artwork
Zoe LeonardHow To Take Good Pictures, 20181,033 books
77.5 x 14.9 x 825.2 cm
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Untitled Aerial by Zoe Leonard contemporary artwork
Zoe LeonardUntitled Aerial, 1988/2008Gelatin silver print
86.3 x 60.5 cm
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Untitled Aerial by Zoe Leonard contemporary artwork
Zoe LeonardUntitled Aerial, 1986/2007Gelatine silver print
82 x 57 cm
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Untitled by Zoe Leonard contemporary artwork
Zoe LeonardUntitled, 1989/2008Gelatin silver print
40.3 x 27.3 cm
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Untitled Aerial by Zoe Leonard contemporary artwork
Zoe LeonardUntitled Aerial, 1988/2008Gelatin silver print
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Untitled by Zoe Leonard contemporary artwork
Zoe LeonardUntitled, 1987/2017Gelatin silver print
59.7 x 85.7 cm
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Zoe Leonard Recent Exhibitions

Contemporary art exhibition, Zoe Leonard, Aerials at Hauser & Wirth, London
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30 November 2018–9 February 2019 Zoe Leonard Aerials Hauser & Wirth, London
Contemporary art exhibition, Zoe Leonard, Analogue at Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles
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27 October 2018–20 January 2019 Zoe Leonard Analogue Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles

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Zoe Leonard Transcends Time at the Whitney Museum Related Press Zoe Leonard Transcends Time at the Whitney Museum 7 May 2018, Hyperallergic

Zoe Leonard's photographs in Survey at the Whitney feel like memories you've always known, even if sometimes they don't feel like yours — a story you've heard before, or a friend of a friend whose name is always on the tip of your tongue. Leonard fixes the familiar with both a fast instinct and wide-eyed sincerity, somehow preserving in...

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