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Annabel Downes

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Is Contemporary Art a Form of Witchcraft? Ocula News Is Contemporary Art a Form of Witchcraft? Los Angeles, 7 February 2023 Upcoming exhibitions in Exeter and Los Angeles cast artists as the keepers of essential outsider knowledge. Fade out copy. Read More TARWUK Plants Bones in the Garden at White Cube Ocula News TARWUK Plants Bones in the Garden at White Cube London, 3 February 2023 The Croatian duo joined the gallery amidst a flurry of new signings in January. Fade out copy. Read More Hoda Afshar's Fragments of Reality Ocula Conversation Hoda Afshar's Fragments of Reality By Susan Acret, Sydney Hoda Afshar reflects on the influence her background as a documentary photographer has had on her art practice, and contemplates the whistleblower as modern society's tragic hero. Fade out copy. Read More Nicolas Party's Journey Through Art Ocula Conversation Nicolas Party's Journey Through Art By Paul Laster, Brussels Nicolas Party discusses his early years, graffiti art, androgynous subjects, and the inspiration behind his painted cabinets at Xavier Hufkens, Brussels. Fade out copy. Read More Mexico City Art Week 2023: Must See Exhibitions Ocula News Mexico City Art Week 2023: Must See Exhibitions Mexico City, 2 February 2023 Alicja Kwade, Nairy Baghramian, and Jesùs R. Soto are among the artists exhibiting in the city during Zona Maco this year. Fade out copy. Read More Arario Launches 7-Storey Mega Gallery in Seoul Ocula News Arario Launches 7-Storey Mega Gallery in Seoul Seoul, 1 February 2023 With the new space, Arario is looking to capitalise on a flurry of art activities in South Korea. Fade out copy. Read More At Ikon Gallery, Modernist Horror Gives Way to Speculative Form Ocula Feature At Ikon Gallery, Modernist Horror Gives Way to Speculative Form By Stephanie Bailey, Birmingham Addressing architectural brutalism and its horrors, Horror in the Modernist Block unfolds at Ikon Gallery, Birmingham. Fade out copy. Read More Desert X Reveals Participating Artists for 2023 Ocula News Desert X Reveals Participating Artists for 2023 Palm Springs, 31 January 2023 Tschabalala Self, Mario García Torres, and Rana Begum are among those commissioned to realise soul-preserving works in California's Coachella Valley this year. Fade out copy. Read More K11 MUSEA to Bring History of Street Art to Hong Kong Ocula News K11 MUSEA to Bring History of Street Art to Hong Kong Hong Kong, 30 January 2023 The exhibition features pioneers such as Keith Haring, OSGEMEOS, and AIKO. Outside of art institutions, local street artists have thrived since the pandemic. Fade out copy. Read More Art World Predictions for the Year of the Rabbit Ocula News Art World Predictions for the Year of the Rabbit Shanghai, 27 January 2023 We asked artists Trevor Paglen, Monira Al Qadiri and Simon Denny, Art Basel CEO Noah Horowitz, UCCA director Philip Tinari, and collector Patrick Sun for their thoughts on the lunar year ahead. Fade out copy. Read More ‘Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV’ Debuts at Sundance Ocula News ‘Nam June Paik: Moon Is the Oldest TV’ Debuts at Sundance Salt Lake City, 26 January 2023 Amanda Kim discusses her documentary about the visionary artist, which was acquired by London-based distributor Dogwoof earlier this month. Fade out copy. Read More John Akomfrah to Represent Great Britain at Venice Biennale 2024 Ocula News John Akomfrah to Represent Great Britain at Venice Biennale 2024 London, 25 January 2023 Akomfrah described the appointment as 'without a doubt one of the most exciting opportunities that an artist can be presented with.' Fade out copy. Read More Who Won United States Artists Fellowships in 2023? Ocula News Who Won United States Artists Fellowships in 2023? Chicago, 25 January 2023 After the MacArthur 'genius' grants, the unrestricted US $50,000 Fellowships are among the most generous awards for American artists. Fade out copy. Read More Liu Kuo-sung: A Modern Master Who Found the Future in the Past Ocula Feature Liu Kuo-sung: A Modern Master Who Found the Future in the Past By Stephanie Bailey, Singapore Seeking artistic freedom, Liu Kuo-sung revolutionised traditional Chinese ink painting to reflect the essence of nature. Fade out copy. Read More One Picasso Goes to Auction, Another Goes to Court Ocula News One Picasso Goes to Auction, Another Goes to Court London, 24 January 2023 Sotheby's will auction a portrait once owned by Gianni Versace, while the heirs of German Jewish art collectors are suing the Guggenheim over the painting Woman Ironing. Fade out copy. Read More Yoshitomo Nara to Bring ‘Off-kilter Hopefulness’ to Perth Ocula News Yoshitomo Nara to Bring ‘Off-kilter Hopefulness’ to Perth Perth, 23 January 2023 The exhibition at the Art Gallery of Western Australia tracks the evolution in Nara's practice following the Fukushima disaster in 2011. Fade out copy. Read More Hengshan Calligraphy Biennial Extols Ink’s Past and Present Ocula News Hengshan Calligraphy Biennial Extols Ink’s Past and Present Taoyuan, 20 January 2023 The Biennial's inaugural edition explores contemporary artists' experiments with an art form whose popularity has persisted for millennia. Fade out copy. Read More Frederick McCubbin Portrait Spray Painted by Activists Ocula News Frederick McCubbin Portrait Spray Painted by Activists Perth, 20 January 2023 Protestors stencilled over the Aussie masterpiece with the logo of fossil fuel company Woodside Energy. Fade out copy. Read More
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