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Emi Eu: ‘We have to look at Southeast Asia as one market’ Ocula Conversation Emi Eu: ‘We have to look at Southeast Asia as one market’ Stephanie Bailey, Singapore

STPI's Emi Eu reflects on S.E.A. Focus, an STPI project platforming artists and galleries from Southeast Asia, in the wake of Art Stage's decline in 2019 and ahead of the launch of Singapore's new art fair, Art SG, in October 2020.

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New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata: Shows to See Ocula Report New Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata: Shows to See Kanika Anand, New Delhi

With India Art Fair set to open amid nationwide protests, Kanika Anand introduces shows in New Delhi, Mumbai, and Kolkata that express shifting socio-political identities, modes of resistance, and explorations of place-making.

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Images from Abroad: Lada Nakonechna at Galerie EIGEN + ART Ocula Insight Images from Abroad: Lada Nakonechna at Galerie EIGEN + ART Phoebe Blatton, Berlin

Images from abroad , Lada Nakonechna's solo exhibition at Galerie EIGEN + ART in Berlin, considers the barriers that exist between depictions of conflict and their viewers.

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Los Angeles Art Guide

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Contemporary art exhibition, Huma Bhabha, Huma Bhabha at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
25 January–14 March 2020 Huma Bhabha David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
Contemporary art exhibition, Lauren Halsey, Lauren Halsey at David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
25 January–14 March 2020 Lauren Halsey David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
Contemporary art exhibition, Hank Willis Thomas, An All Colored Cast at Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles
18 January–7 March 2020 Hank Willis Thomas An All Colored Cast Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles
Contemporary art exhibition, Raul Guerrero, Sonoran Desert: Flora, Fauna, Artifacts at Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles
18 January–7 March 2020 Raul Guerrero Sonoran Desert: Flora, Fauna, Artifacts Kayne Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles
Contemporary art exhibition, Michael Brewster, Michael Brewster: Frequency at Baik Art, Los Angeles
18 January–14 March 2020 Michael Brewster Michael Brewster: Frequency Baik Art, Los Angeles
Contemporary art exhibition, Jibade-Khalil Huffman, You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me at Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles
11 January–16 February 2020 Jibade-Khalil Huffman You Don’t Have to Say You Love Me Anat Ebgi
Contemporary art exhibition, Amie Dicke, ONE-LINER at AE2, Los Angeles
11 January–16 February 2020 Amie Dicke ONE-LINER AE2
Contemporary art exhibition, Group Exhibition, New Images of Man at Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
1 February–14 March 2020 Group Exhibition New Images of Man Blum & Poe, Los Angeles
Contemporary art exhibition, Cyprien Gaillard, Reefs to Rigs at Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles
11 February–21 March 2020 Cyprien Gaillard Reefs to Rigs Sprüth Magers, Los Angeles
Contemporary art exhibition, Lucio Fontana, Lucio Fontana. Walking the Space: Spatial Environments, 1948 – 1968 at Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles
13 February–12 April 2020 Lucio Fontana Lucio Fontana. Walking the Space: Spatial Environments, 1948 – 1968 Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles
Contemporary art exhibition, Nicolas Party, Sottobosco at Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles
13 February–12 April 2020 Nicolas Party Sottobosco Hauser & Wirth, Los Angeles
Contemporary art exhibition, Tina Girouard, Tina Girouard at Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles
22 February–28 March 2020 Tina Girouard Anat Ebgi
Contemporary art exhibition, Zoé Blue M., Zoé Blue M. at AE2, Los Angeles
22 February–28 March 2020 Zoé Blue M. AE2

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Tala Madani: 'I don't make a conscious decision to subvert the gaze' Ocula Conversation Tala Madani: 'I don't make a conscious decision to subvert the gaze' Jareh Das, Los Angeles

Tehran-born, Los Angeles -based artist Tala Madani 's paintings and animations fluctuate between comic strip, political satire, and abstraction in their depictions of human figures in their most primal states. Her paintings are characterised by thick and unfinished brushstrokes, which enable an immediacy as they lay bare absurd power systems in...

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Mary Corse at LACMA: Painting Light and Space Ocula Insight Mary Corse at LACMA: Painting Light and Space Sherry Paik, Los Angeles

Mary Corse: A Survey in Light is an ideal title for Corse's major retrospective exhibition, now at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) (28 July–11 November 2019), that succinctly summarises her decades-long and ongoing experimentation with light. A Survey in Light debuted last year at the Whitney Museum of American Art , New York...

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LACMA Explores the Allure of Matter Ocula Report LACMA Explores the Allure of Matter Jareh Das, Los Angeles

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 ....

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Maryam Jafri Ocula Conversation Maryam Jafri Perwana Nazif, Los Angeles

Maryam Jafri's series 'Product Recall: An Index of Innovation' (2014–2015) will be shown for the first time in its entirety in the United States at the Institute of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles , between 10 February and 23 June 2019. The exhibition's title, I Drank the Kool-Aid But I Didn't Inhale , references Bill Clinton's admission to (not...

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The Jeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka at LACMA Ocula Report The Jeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka at LACMA Perwana Nazif, Los Angeles

The Jeweled Isle: Art from Sri Lanka at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (9 December 2018–23 June 2019) is billed as the first comprehensive survey of Sri Lankan art organised by a U.S. museum, with around 240 works—including decorative objects, textiles, photographs, and historical works from the museum's own collection of Sri...

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A Journey That Wasn’t at The Broad, Los Angeles Ocula Report A Journey That Wasn’t at The Broad, Los Angeles Jareh Das, Los Angeles

A Journey That Wasn't showcases 55 artworks from the permanent collection of The Broad in Los Angeles , some of which are on view for the first time (30 June 2018–10 February 2019). Located in the museum's first-floor galleries and curated by Ed Schad and Sarah Loyer (both curators at The Broad), the show explores how artists have dealt with...

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Made in L.A. 2018 at the Hammer Museum Ocula Report Made in L.A. 2018 at the Hammer Museum Perwana Nazif, Los Angeles

For its fourth iteration of Made in L.A. —the Hammer Museum's biennial exhibition exclusively showing works by Los Angeles-based artists—curator Anne Ellegood and assistant curator Erin Christovale assert that there is no theme. Hence, the title: Made in L.A. 2018 . The exhibition, which runs from 3 June to 2 September 2018, includes...

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Iranian Art at LACMA: In the Fields of Empty Days Ocula Report Iranian Art at LACMA: In the Fields of Empty Days Perwana Nazif, Los Angeles

In the Fields of Empty Days: The Intersection of Past and Present in Iranian Art at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA, 6 May–9 September 2018), explores 'the continuous and inescapable presence of the past in Iranian society.' Curated by Linda Komaroff, curator of Islamic art and head of LACMA's Art of the Middle East department, the...

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Your Concise Los Angeles Art Guide for Fall 2019 Related Press Your Concise Los Angeles Art Guide for Fall 2019 10 September 2019, Hyperallergic

Below you'll find a fun mix of museum and gallery shows, performances, and film screenings taking place over the next few months in the greater Los Angeles area. We know how hard it is to keep track of all that's going on, so we've compiled some of the events that stood out to us and organized them according to theme and type. We're hoping...

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Art Talk: The Provocative and Explicit Art of Sarah Lucas Related Press Art Talk: The Provocative and Explicit Art of Sarah Lucas 30 July 2019, KCRW

OK, my friends. The subject of today’s Art Talk is the provocative and explicit art of British artist Sarah Lucas, currently on display at Hammer Museum. The tongue-in- cheek title of the exhibition, Au Naturel , is a French phrase meaning 'in the nude.' And nudity–plenty of nudity–fills the many museum galleries in the form of sculptures,...

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Review: Sarah Lucas show at the Hammer Museum is naked but definitely not afraid Related Press Review: Sarah Lucas show at the Hammer Museum is naked but definitely not afraid 17 July 2019, Los Angeles Times

As a motivation for making art, sometimes enough is enough. That seems to be one motor driving Sarah Lucas, the cheeky British Conceptual artist whose always smart, often deliriously funny retrospective exhibition is at the UCLA Hammer Museum. More than 130 works in sculpture, photography, collage and video made over the last three decades are...

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Sarah Lucas | Murphy Beds and A Lot of Yolk Related Press Sarah Lucas | Murphy Beds and A Lot of Yolk 10 July 2019, Flaunt Magazine

As women, the world infiltrates us with an obscene amount of signs and signifiers, which, in turn, overwhelmingly inform how we relate to our bodies. Playing with the concepts of objectification and vulnerability of the female body, Sarah Lucas, in her new show at the Hammer Museum, Au Naturel , critiques, but also empowers. Whether through casts...

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Eggs are being fried as art at the Hammer Museum. Let’s see what’s cooking Related Press Eggs are being fried as art at the Hammer Museum. Let’s see what’s cooking 9 July 2019, Los Angeles Times

The survey of the British artist’s work includes collage, photography, sculpture, video and installations, many of which humorously juxtapose everyday objects in a way that challenges assumptions about gender, sexuality, religion and power. One standout piece is Two Fried Eggs and a Kebab (1992), which features, well, two real fried eggs and a...

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Finding Both Comfort and Challenge in the Idea of “Home” Related Press Finding Both Comfort and Challenge in the Idea of “Home” 2 July 2019, Harry Tafoya

Home is Not a Place affords its artists a great degree of freedom to explore the nuances of 'home.' The sum of their efforts amounts to a tapestry that threads love and dread into a cohesive whole.

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With semi-nude models, Donna Huanca brings femme power into a male art world Related Press With semi-nude models, Donna Huanca brings femme power into a male art world 28 June 2019, Los Angeles Times

Donna Huanca says her deep and enduring artistic interest in the female body stems from a simple fact: She has one. She also says she's tired of seeing female bodies brutalized, tired of viewing them via the male gaze. 'In art history, women have been depicted in such a vulnerable way. This is a new way of looking at the feminine form, and in...

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Out of office: coffee and creative small talk with Eric Fischl Related Press Out of office: coffee and creative small talk with Eric Fischl 25 June 2019, Wallpaper*

Bodil Blain: How do you take your coffee? Eric Fischl: I love my coffee. I have a bean-to-cup machine and I use roseline. BB: How has the new US political landscape affected your work? EF: Over the last few years, since the election cycle that brought Trump into power, there has been an apotheosis of something that had been building...

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