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‘An Opera for Animals’ at Rockbund Art Museum Ocula Report ‘An Opera for Animals’ at Rockbund Art Museum 19 Jul 2019 : Penny Liu for Ocula

An Opera for Animals was first staged at Para Site in Hong Kong between 23 March and 2 June 2019, with works by over 48 artists and collectives that use opera as a metaphor for modes of contemporary, cross-disciplinary art-making. The exhibition's second iteration takes up a large portion of the Rockbund Art Museum (RAM) in Shanghai (22 June–25...

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Mandy El-Sayegh: Productive Ambiguity Ocula Conversation Mandy El-Sayegh: Productive Ambiguity

Moving across installation, painting, drawing, and writing, Malaysia-born and London-based artist Mandy El-Sayegh explores the political, social, and economic complexities of humanity, using a mosaic of information—from advertising slogans and pornographic imagery to newspaper articles—that she subjects to processes of layering,...

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Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House Ocula Report Get Up, Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House 5 Jul 2019 : Jareh Das for Ocula

Get Up Stand Up Now: Generations of Black Creative Pioneers at Somerset House in London (12 June–15 September 2019) surveys more than half a century of black creativity in Britain and beyond across the fields of art, film, photography, music, design, fashion, and literature.Curated by Zak Ové, works by approximately 100 intergenerational black...

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Switzerland

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Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, AMAZONKI at Galerie Gmurzynska, Zurich
8 June–8 September 2019 Group Exhibition AMAZONKI Galerie Gmurzynska, Paradelplatz 2
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, AMAZONKI at Galerie Gmurzynska, Zurich
8 June–8 September 2019 Group Exhibition AMAZONKI Galerie Gmurzynska, Talstrasse 37
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, max bill bauhaus constellations at Hauser & Wirth, Zurich
9 June–14 September 2019 Group Exhibition max bill bauhaus constellations Hauser & Wirth, Zürich
Contemporary art exhibition, Louise Bourgeois & Pablo Picasso, Anatomies of Desire at Hauser & Wirth, Zurich
9 June–14 September 2019 Louise Bourgeois & Pablo Picasso Anatomies of Desire Hauser & Wirth, Zürich
Contemporary art exhibition, Maria Lassnig, Zarter Mittelpunkt / Delicate Centre at Hauser & Wirth, Zurich
12 October–21 December 2019 Maria Lassnig Zarter Mittelpunkt / Delicate Centre Hauser & Wirth, Zürich

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Wirklichkeit ist, was wir aus ihr machen. Und Künstler sein heisst Fragen stellen Related Press Wirklichkeit ist, was wir aus ihr machen. Und Künstler sein heisst Fragen stellen Neue Zürcher Zeitung : 14 June 2019

Vielleicht ist Kunst der Dampf, der entweicht, wenn sich der Alltag aus der Wirklichkeit zurückzieht. Oder eher die Schlacke, die liegen bleibt, wenn der Dunst sich verzogen hat? Für Stephen Willats wäre das keine Frage: Schlacke, klar. Aber Kunst? Davon würde Willats lieber nicht reden. Ein Künstler wollte der 75-jährige Brite eigentlich nie sein....

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Jean Dubuffet at Hauser & Wirth Zurich — madness in the metropolis Related Press Jean Dubuffet at Hauser & Wirth Zurich — madness in the metropolis Financial Times : 14 June 2018

An inscription at the confluence of Zurich's two rivers, the Limmat and the Sihl, asks 'Yssel that the limmat?' before recommending 'legging a jig or so on the sihl'. It's a quotation from James Joyce's Finnegans Wake, resonant for a city where art has thrived on exquisite mimicries of insanity: Dada was born here, the anarchic Cabaret Voltaire...

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Jean Dubuffet: An Urban Imagination Related Video & Audio Jean Dubuffet: An Urban Imagination Hauser & Wirth : 7 June 2018

Curator Dr Sophie Berrebi introduces Jean Dubuffet and the City at Hauser & Wirth Zürich, the first presentation that focuses on exploring the role of the city in Dubuffet's four decades of artistic accomplishments, highlighting the artist's shifting depiction of urban characters, and the visual and experiential dynamism of Paris that...

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An Extensive Overview of Six Decades of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s Career at Galerie Gmurzynska Related Press An Extensive Overview of Six Decades of Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s Career at Galerie Gmurzynska Arte Fuse : 5 June 2018

Galerie Gmurzynska is proudly presenting for the first time in Zurich in both gallery spaces an extensive selection of sculpture, drawings, photographs and archival material, with 27 works in total, celebrating and documenting Christo and Jeanne-Claude’s extraordinary career, stretching from their first seminal projects realized after relocating to...

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Spiegelgasse (Mirror Alley) Curated by Gianni Jetzer, Hauser & Wirth London Related Video & Audio Spiegelgasse (Mirror Alley) Curated by Gianni Jetzer, Hauser & Wirth London Hauser & Wirth : 21 May 2018

Referring to the address of Cabaret Voltaire–the birthplace of Dada in Zurich, Switzerland–Spiegelgasse (Mirror Alley) presents the works of Swiss artists from the 1930s to the present day and is curated by Gianni Jetzer. Taking historiographical cues from the literal translation of the street name, the exhibition tracks art history not as an...

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Keith Tyson. BIG DATA (PAINTINGS 2012 – 2018), Hauser & Wirth Zürich Related Video & Audio Keith Tyson. BIG DATA (PAINTINGS 2012 – 2018), Hauser & Wirth Zürich Hauser & Wirth : 29 March 2018
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Anj Smith. If not, Winter, Hauser & Wirth Zürich Related Video & Audio Anj Smith. If not, Winter, Hauser & Wirth Zürich Hauser & Wirth : 29 March 2018
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