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Hutch Wilco

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OOF Gallery Show ‘BALLS’ Opens at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium Ocula News OOF Gallery Show ‘BALLS’ Opens at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium London, 30 July 2021

OOF's Eddy Frankel said liking sport can make you feel like an 'uncultured brute' and liking art can make you feel like a 'museum-shagging wuss'.

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White Cube Graduate Show Goes Transatlantic Ocula News White Cube Graduate Show Goes Transatlantic London, 29 July 2021

The online exhibition features 20 artists from top Masters-level fine arts courses in the U.K. and the U.S.

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National Gallery of Australia Will Return $3 Million of Art to India Ocula News National Gallery of Australia Will Return $3 Million of Art to India Canberra, 29 July 2021

All but one of the 14 works were acquired from dealer Subhash Kapoor, who is accused of trafficking thousands of stolen antiquities worth almost U.S. $150 million.

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‘Journey to the East’ Performance Art Festival Arrives in Glasgow This Summer Ocula News ‘Journey to the East’ Performance Art Festival Arrives in Glasgow This Summer Glasgow, 28 July 2021

The festival locates the East not on a map but the other side of human consciousness.

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Acts of Survival: Art in Beirut after the Blasts Ocula Feature Acts of Survival: Art in Beirut after the Blasts By Rebecca Anne Proctor, Beirut

Nearly one year after the Beirut explosions, Beirut's cultural community struggles to survive amidst Lebanon's bleak reality.

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Yee I-Lann on Relearning Differently in Borneo Ocula Conversation Yee I-Lann on Relearning Differently in Borneo By Renan Laru-an, Kota Kinabalu

Yee I-Lann speaks to curator Renan Laru-an about finding a 'multilingual approach' to museology.

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Gagosian's Antwaun Sargent Celebrates Community, Resists Erasure Ocula Insight Gagosian's Antwaun Sargent Celebrates Community, Resists Erasure By Vivian Chui, New York

Curated by Gagosian's newest director Antwaun Sargent, Social Works celebrates community empowerment while confronting histories of erasure.

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A Supermarket of Images Tracks the ‘Iconomy’ of Online Pictures Ocula Feature A Supermarket of Images Tracks the ‘Iconomy’ of Online Pictures By Hutch Wilco, Beijing

Le Supermarché des Images at the Red Brick Art Musem in Beijing considers the saturation of online information.

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Kanye West Chooses Louise Bourgeois for ‘Donda’ Cover Ocula News Kanye West Chooses Louise Bourgeois for ‘Donda’ Cover Atlanta, 27 July 2021

Art gallery Xavier Hufkens said the painting testifies to a preoccupation with sexuality, pregnancy, motherhood, and the cycles of life.

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Shubigi Rao Will Represent Singapore at Venice Biennale in 2022 Ocula News Shubigi Rao Will Represent Singapore at Venice Biennale in 2022 Singapore, 27 July 2021

Rao is best known for her 10-year project revisiting the destruction of libraries and banned books.

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Daniel Arsham at UCCA Dune Ocula Photolog Daniel Arsham at UCCA Dune

Against the backdrop of the natural, geological features of UCCA Dune, Daniel Arsham: Sands of Time stages recent sculptures and related drawings that expand upon his fascination with history, relics of the past, and idea of a 'fictional archeology.'

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See the Giant Works Coming to The Armory Show This Fall Ocula News See the Giant Works Coming to The Armory Show This Fall New York, 26 July 2021

The Armory Show has shared images of the large-scale works that will show in the fair's Platform section this year.

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24 Galleries Will Join Art Basel in Switzerland for the First Time in 2021 Ocula News 24 Galleries Will Join Art Basel in Switzerland for the First Time in 2021 Basel, 23 July 2021

Rebuilding after a tough 2020, the new participants come from near and far, including Milan, Pristina, Hong Kong, and Buenos Aires.

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Thai Artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul Wins Jury Prize at Cannes Ocula News Thai Artist Apichatpong Weerasethakul Wins Jury Prize at Cannes Cannes, 22 July 2021

The winning film, Memoria, was inspired by the filmmaker's experience of Exploding Head Syndrome.

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How Contemporary HUM Ups the Visibility of New Zealand Artists Abroad Ocula News  |  Sponsored Content | Contemporary HUM How Contemporary HUM Ups the Visibility of New Zealand Artists Abroad Auckland, 21 July 2021

Aotearoa New Zealand doesn't have a dedicated cultural diplomacy wing like the British Council or the Goethe Institute. To help amplify New Zealand visual art on the global stage, Pauline Autet established online platform Contemporary HUM.

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Hana Miletić: Patterns of Thrift Ocula Conversation  |  In Partnership with The Approach Hana Miletić: Patterns of Thrift By Diana Campbell Betancourt, London

Hana Miletić joins Diana Campbell Betancourt to discuss textiles as carriers of migrating connections.

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Fiona Banner's Pranayama Typhoon Breathes Through a World in Crisis Ocula Insight Fiona Banner's Pranayama Typhoon Breathes Through a World in Crisis By Sujin Jung, Seoul

At Barakat Contemporary in Seoul, Fiona Banner, aka The Vanity Press, reflects the 'powerlessness of a human annus horribilis'.

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Interweaving Poetic Code Links Textiles with Coding Ocula Feature Interweaving Poetic Code Links Textiles with Coding By Nick Yu, Hong Kong

Interweaving Poetic Code explores the technical and metaphorical links between weaving, textile-making and computer coding.

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