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Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber Ocula Report Sharjah Biennial 14: Leaving the Echo Chamber 15 Mar 2019 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

In Meiro Koizumi's three-channel video installation, The Angels of Testimony (2019), the central frame features an interview with Hajime Kondo about his time as a solider of the Imperial Japanese Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. The conversation centres on war crimes perpetrated in China, including the beheading of Chinese prisoners for...

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Diana Campbell Betancourt Ocula Conversation Diana Campbell Betancourt

Diana Campbell Betancourt is a curator working predominantly across South and Southeast Asia. Since 2013 she has been the founding artistic director of the Samdani Art Foundation and chief curator of the Dhaka Art Summit in Dhaka, Bangladesh, a transnational art event that has grown in size and scale ever since its first edition in 2012. Backed by...

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Chinternet Ugly at Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art Ocula Report Chinternet Ugly at Manchester’s Centre for Chinese Contemporary Art 7 Mar 2019 : Mike Pinnington for Ocula

China, home to 802 million internet users, is subject to sophisticated online censorship. This shrouded state of affairs, unsurprisingly perhaps, serves to reinforce stereotypes around conformity elsewhere. Any realm, digital or otherwise, subject to such strict scrutiny must necessarily be bland and uncritical, right? I was mulling over such...

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Contemporary art exhibition, Theaster Gates, Selected Works at Gagosian, Paris
12 February–23 March 2019 Theaster Gates Selected Works Gagosian, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Jean-Baptiste Huynh, Woman - Portrait de la beauté at Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, Paris
18 February–11 May 2019 Jean-Baptiste Huynh Woman - Portrait de la beauté Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, 38 Avenue Matignon
Contemporary art exhibition, Wade Guyton, Natural Wine at Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
23 February–6 April 2019 Wade Guyton Natural Wine Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Ellsworth Kelly, Ellsworth Kelly at Cahiers d'Art, Paris
25 February–15 April 2019 Ellsworth Kelly Ellsworth Kelly Cahiers d'Art, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Danhôo, Between Two Cultures at A2Z Art Gallery, Paris
2–30 March 2019 Danhôo Between Two Cultures A2Z Art Gallery, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Brian Calvin, Fugue at Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
9 March–6 April 2019 Brian Calvin Fugue Almine Rech Gallery, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Nancy Spero, The Warriors at Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, Paris
14 March–11 May 2019 Nancy Spero The Warriors Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, 13 Rue de Téhéran
Contemporary art exhibition, Barry Flanagan, Solutions imaginaires at Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, Paris
14 March–11 May 2019 Barry Flanagan Solutions imaginaires Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, 13 Rue de Téhéran
Contemporary art exhibition, Jean Dubuffet, Estampes at Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, Paris
14 March–11 May 2019 Jean Dubuffet Estampes Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, 13 Rue de Téhéran
Contemporary art exhibition, Giulio Paolini, Giulio Paolini at Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
15 March–11 May 2019 Giulio Paolini Giulio Paolini Galerie Marian Goodman, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Abdelkader Benchamma, Engramme at Templon, Paris
16 March–18 May 2019 Abdelkader Benchamma Engramme Templon, 30 rue Beaubourg, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Anthony Caro, Jules Olitski, Les années 70 - 80 at Templon, Paris
16 March–11 May 2019 Anthony Caro, Jules Olitski Les années 70 - 80 Templon, 28 Grenier Saint-Lazare, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Jean-Michel Othoniel, Oracles at Perrotin, Paris
16 March–8 June 2019 Jean-Michel Othoniel Oracles Perrotin, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Kim Chong Hak, Vitality at Perrotin, Paris
16 March–11 May 2019 Kim Chong Hak Vitality Perrotin, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Otani Workshop, Contes d’Awaji at Perrotin, Paris
16 March–11 May 2019 Otani Workshop Contes d’Awaji Perrotin, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Bernard Frize, Bernard Frize at Perrotin, Paris
18 May–14 August 2019 Bernard Frize Bernard Frize Perrotin, Paris

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Asia Now, FIAC and Paris Internationale: A walk-through Ocula Report Asia Now, FIAC and Paris Internationale: A walk-through 26 Oct 2018 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

Located next to the Japanese embassy, it was only a matter of time before Japan would become the focus of Asia Now's annual Platform, with the nation-wide Japonismes 2018 offering a catalyst to do so. The Japanese Platform for the 4th Asia Now (17–21 October 2018) was organised by Emmanuelle de Montgazon, associate curator of the Japanese Season at...

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Asia Now 2018 Ocula Photolog Asia Now 2018 19 October 2018

'Founded by Claude Fain and Alexandra Fain, ASIA NOW aims to present the new perspectives and issues for contemporary Asian art and its market: the value of its artists, its potential for development and its rising stars.'–Asia Now Paris (17–21 October 2018).

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Asia Now ... and beyond: Paris Art Week 2017 Ocula Report Asia Now ... and beyond: Paris Art Week 2017 2 Nov 2017 : Stephanie Bailey for Ocula

There was high drama at the third edition of Asia Now in Paris (18–22 October 2017), this year showcasing 30 galleries from Asia and the Western world. Not least because of the location where Europe's first boutique fair dedicated to contemporary Asian art is staged: the grand 19th-century Les Salons Hoche.Screening at Choi & Lager was Kelvin...

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Human not beast: Art in an anxious Paris Ocula Report Human not beast: Art in an anxious Paris 17 Nov 2016 : Elliat Albrecht for Ocula

Following on from the spectacle of Frieze London, contemporary art fair FIAC took place in Paris from 20 - 23 October. 186 international galleries mounted booths in the Grand and Petit Palais, with larger artworks shown in the pedestrianised Avenue Winston Churchill between the two historical buildings. Preceding the fair’s opening, there...

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Breaking preconceived ideas of ‘Asian art’: ASIA NOW in Paris Ocula Report Breaking preconceived ideas of ‘Asian art’: ASIA NOW in Paris 3 Nov 2016 : Elliat Albrecht for Ocula

The second edition of ASIA NOW, the annual fair dedicated to contemporary Asian art, took place from 19 - 23 October in Paris. That was also the week that the Grand and Petit Palais were teeming with collectors and gallerists for major international art fair FIAC. The timing was certainly no coincidence: ASIA NOW aims to encourage European...

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FIAC Paris 2016 Ocula Photolog FIAC Paris 2016 20 October 2016

Built for the 1900 World Fair and listed as an historic monument, the Grand Palais accommodates under the largest glass ceiling in Europe over 1.5 million visitors per year during events dedicated to contemporary creation and innovation. Like its neighbour, the Petit Palais was also built for the 1900 World Fair and became the Musée des...

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Asia Now 2016 Ocula Photolog Asia Now 2016 20 October 2016

For its second edition, Asia Now is broadening perspectives on contemporary Asian art and its growing market, showcasing both established and emerging artists to demonstrate its value and potential. Asia Now gathers over 30 galleries, representing artists from more than 12 Asian territories including Cambodia, China, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Japan,...

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A report from ASIA NOW Ocula Report A report from ASIA NOW 30 Oct 2015 : Anna Dickie for Ocula

When details of the new Parisian art fair, ASIA NOW, were announced only very shortly before its inaugural opening on 20th October 2015, it appeared as though the fair might be a last minute job. Yet, it has, according to numerous accounts, been a very successful fair: carefully planned and organised, and well attended by collectors genuinely...

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Stone Fruit and Paper Insects: Erika Verzutti’s Play with the Soft and the Hard Related Press Stone Fruit and Paper Insects: Erika Verzutti’s Play with the Soft and the Hard Frieze : 7 March 2019

For the past couple of years, the arrival of spring has coincided with the transformation of the Centre Pompidou's South Galleries into a laboratory for experiments at the crossroads of art and new technologies.

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MADSAKI 'French Fries with Mayo', Perrotin Paris Related Video & Audio MADSAKI 'French Fries with Mayo', Perrotin Paris Perrotin : 7 December 2018

Video of the exhibition French Fries with Mayo at Perrotin Paris, September 6–September 22© Nikolaï Saoulski

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Sophie Calle 'Parce que' & 'Souris Calle', Perrotin Paris Related Video & Audio Sophie Calle 'Parce que' & 'Souris Calle', Perrotin Paris Perrotin : 7 December 2018

Vidéo de l'exposition Parce que et Souris Calle à Perrotin Paris13 octobre-22 décembre

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Perrotin x Numéro Art Related Video & Audio Perrotin x Numéro Art Perrotin : 7 December 2018

Video of Perrotin and Numero Art Fiac Party at Le ConsulatWednesday October 17, 2018

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Leslie Hewitt Solo Show, Perrotin Paris Related Video & Audio Leslie Hewitt Solo Show, Perrotin Paris Perrotin : 3 December 2018

Video of the exhibition Rooms Greet People by Name by Artie Vierkant Perrotin New York March 3-April 8, 2018Video of the solo exhibition of Leslie Hewitt at Perrotin ParisSeptember 6-22, 2018

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Laurent Grasso 'OttO', Perrotin Paris Related Video & Audio Laurent Grasso 'OttO', Perrotin Paris Perrotin : 3 December 2018

Laurent Grasso OttO at Perrotin ParisSeptember 6-October 6, 2018

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Franz West at Centre Pompidou, Paris Related Press Franz West at Centre Pompidou, Paris ArtReview : 1 December 2018

Emerging in an early-1970s Viennese art scene dominated by the legacy of the Wiener Gruppe and the meteoric rise of the Actionists, Franz West, unsurprisingly, was a loner for much of his career. A great believer in the potency of pleasure, he approached artmaking with a playful, mind-drifting everydayness, fusing it with social functionality –...

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Don’t Step on the Starfish: Elmgreen & Dragset at FIAC Related Press Don’t Step on the Starfish: Elmgreen & Dragset at FIAC The New York Times : 17 October 2018

Artists see the world differently from everyone else. And the Scandinavian duo known as Elmgreen & Dragset have a particularly distinctive and skewed take on what the public sphere should look like.

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