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Vincent Namatjira Wins $100,000 Archibald Prize 2020 Ocula News Vincent Namatjira Wins $100,000 Archibald Prize 2020 Sydney, 25 September 2020

Namatjira is the first Aboriginal Australian to win the prize in its 99-year history.

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Pierre Huyghe’s Brain Scan Art Shows Online, Minus the Flies Ocula News Pierre Huyghe’s Brain Scan Art Shows Online, Minus the Flies London, 21 September 2020

Exhibited by Hauser & Wirth, the works are made using an fMRI machine and artificial intelligence.

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Sun Xun Illustrates Declaration of Independence for Asia Society Triennial Ocula News Sun Xun Illustrates Declaration of Independence for Asia Society Triennial New York, 17 September 2020

The Chinese artist's folding painting shows The Statue of Liberty in pieces as dragons and devils assail the state.

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The Artists Taking Over a Historic Hong Kong Tenement House Ocula News The Artists Taking Over a Historic Hong Kong Tenement House Hong Kong, 14 September 2020

The takeover builds on Schoeni Projects' disCONNECT LDN, which saw street artists transform a Victorian townhouse.

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Mark Bradford: ‘Drag that Horror Into Your Studio’ Ocula News Mark Bradford: ‘Drag that Horror Into Your Studio’ Los Angeles, 9 September 2020

The artist is showing new works made under quarantine in an online show at Hauser & Wirth.

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New Biennale of Sydney Director Commits to a Cleaner, Leaner Event Ocula News New Biennale of Sydney Director Commits to a Cleaner, Leaner Event Sydney, 9 September 2020

In an art world about-face, José Roca says he will shy away from commissioning new works in favour of supporting existing projects.

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How Keith Haring Acquired the Painting Sotheby’s Priced at Just $100 Ocula News How Keith Haring Acquired the Painting Sotheby’s Priced at Just $100 New York, 8 September 2020

David Bowes distinctly remembers the day he traded paintings with the iconic New York artist.

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Para Site’s Celia Ho: ‘We Are Never Afraid of Addressing Political Issues’ Ocula News Para Site’s Celia Ho: ‘We Are Never Afraid of Addressing Political Issues’ Hong Kong, 7 September 2020

The curator's first exhibition for the influential art centre will feature Hong Kong artists Luke Ching Chin Wai and Vvzela Kook.

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Art Basel in Miami Beach Cancelled Ocula News Art Basel in Miami Beach Cancelled Miami, 3 September 2020

They hope to soften the blow with three more editions of their Online Viewing Rooms.

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Banksy Funded Boat Rescues Hundreds in One Week Ocula News Banksy Funded Boat Rescues Hundreds in One Week Valencia, 1 September 2020

The artist didn't want to keep money he made from works about the refugee crisis.

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The Rise of Buy Now, Pay Later Art Financing Ocula News The Rise of Buy Now, Pay Later Art Financing Sydney, 27 August 2020

Over 1,000 galleries have signed up to an Australian service called Art Money.

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Ishu Han Wins 5 Million Yen Nissan Art Award Ocula News Ishu Han Wins 5 Million Yen Nissan Art Award Yokohama, 26 August 2020

Han's winning work was an installation that incorporated space blankets and video.

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Russia’s Garage Triennial Embraces Radical Decentralisation Ocula News Russia’s Garage Triennial Embraces Radical Decentralisation Moscow, 26 August 2020

The curators have taken unusual steps to make space for contradiction and incoherence.

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Frieze Announces Hybrid Format for London Fairs Ocula News Frieze Announces Hybrid Format for London Fairs London, 21 August 2020

Over 200 galleries will show online while Frieze Week events go ahead across London this October.

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NTU Auctioning Works by Entang Wiharso, Heman Chong and More Ocula News NTU Auctioning Works by Entang Wiharso, Heman Chong and More Singapore, 19 August 2020

The online auction aims to raise funds for the struggling art centre, which is ending its exhibition and residency programmes.

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Hauser & Wirth to Host June Art Fair this August Ocula News Hauser & Wirth to Host June Art Fair this August London, 18 August 2020

The event, which began as an Art Basel satellite, brings together 17 far-flung galleries.

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Bridget Polk to Balance Rocks at Riga Biennial Opening Ocula News Bridget Polk to Balance Rocks at Riga Biennial Opening London, 14 August 2020

The opening also features an artist talk by balloonist Tomás Saraceno and a musical performance by Oliver Beer.

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How to Support Artists and Galleries Impacted by the Beirut Explosion Ocula News How to Support Artists and Galleries Impacted by the Beirut Explosion Beirut, 13 August 2020

An Instagram account selling works donated by artists including Ali Cherri and Charwei Tsai is among the initiatives raising funds.

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Meow Wolf Supermarket to Sell ‘Existential Dairy’ and ‘Surreal Mayonnaise’ Ocula News Meow Wolf Supermarket to Sell ‘Existential Dairy’ and ‘Surreal Mayonnaise’ Las Vegas, 12 August 2020

The news follows the announcement last week of Superblue, another ambitious art experience company.

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Ravaged by the Pandemic, Miami Receives Experiential Art Center Ocula News Ravaged by the Pandemic, Miami Receives Experiential Art Center Miami, 6 August 2020

Pace Gallery's Marc Glimcher and Steve Jobs' widow Laurene Powell Jobs are behind the venture.

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Online Art Project Seeks to Unite Asia Through Performance Ocula News Online Art Project Seeks to Unite Asia Through Performance Taipei, 5 August 2020

Organised by the Taipei Performing Arts Center, the event features webcam dances, researcher browser history reveals, and artistic reimaginings of the future.

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McClelland Announces Prize Winners for Small Sculpture Contest Ocula News McClelland Announces Prize Winners for Small Sculpture Contest Melbourne, 3 August 2020

Four Australian artists were chosen for outstanding works under 50cm, about the size of a house pet.

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Las Vegas Mansion with James Turrell Skyspace Listed for Sale Ocula News Las Vegas Mansion with James Turrell Skyspace Listed for Sale Las Vegas, 31 July 2020

The pyramid-shaped construction offers a singular view of the desert sky.

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Artists Reimagine African Masks for the Pandemic Ocula News Artists Reimagine African Masks for the Pandemic Cape Town, 30 July 2020

Masks must re-emerge with new spiritual significance to soothe a deeper spiritual unease, argues one critic.

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