The 11th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art 'is the exhibition that Berlin and its art world needs'.
Mohammad Salemy reports on art historical and political redress within The Museum of ModernArt's permanent collection after the museum's recent expansion.
Mohammad Salemy reviews the 58th Venice Biennale, May You Live In Interesting Times (11 May–24 November 2019), where 'Lithuania demonstrated how it is possible to be both socially relevant while pulling off one of the most likeable national pavilions in recent memory.'
'Let's be clear; we are at war.' These were Gabi Ngcobo 's defiant words at the press conference for the tenth edition of the Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, which she curated: We don't need another hero (9 June–9 September 2018). This militant theme was highlighted by designer Maziyar Pahlevan, through the incorporation of dazzle...
Thinking and working between disciplines is my way of being in the world, and the way I become part of the world. I studied art against many odds; many of which had to do with the political atmosphere I was born in and grew up under.
My favourite artists are those who observe things that are not necessarily outside the realm of perception, but are outside the frames in which they should be considered perceivable.
It is far too easy to dismiss art fairs, if not the entire commercial art market. By the same token, it is easy to be turned off by Dubai, the most glitzy and commercial of the UAE's emirates. It might take a little longer to appreciate how an art fair staged in a free port like this could benefit artistic production and development—an...
Arriving in Venice involves many adjustments, the most important of which is getting accustomed to operating in an altered urban scale. Upon stepping out of a water taxi from the airport, the traveller faces a small city crisscrossed with narrow streets irrationally spread over a man-made and archipelagic substrate. These arteries, which are often...
Imagine a living body in metamorphosis: part dying and part thriving. Imagine evolution as a form of complexity from the perspectives of nature, political economy and technology. Then imagine how this process would look if put into a material body visible to a public. Walking around the different venues of Act I of Tamawuj, Sharjah Biennial 13's...
The difficulty of reviewing a large exhibition in which your friends are participating and its curators are people you know is not something to look forward to
KÖNIG Galerie also opened in the city recently, while Pace Gallery expanded, boosting speculation Frieze will launch a Seoul fair next year.
Jo Ractliffe, Oluremi C. Onabanjo, and Gabi Ngcobo joined Pace Gallery's curatorial director Oliver Shultz, to consider the lives and histories captured in David Goldblatt's images, as well as the influence of his work on subsequent generations of artists working in Johannesburg, South Africa, and beyond.
CryptoPunks and cryptocurrency were behind two of this week's most notable sales results — $13 million for a Banksy and $17 million for pixel portraits by Larva Labs.
Artist Christine Sun Kim and ARGOS director Niels Van Tomme reflect on their curatorial work that foregrounds concepts of accessibilityin art.
Jennifer Packer's first institutional solo exhibition in Europe bears witness to the present through painterly generosity.
Ocula Magazine previews a selection of highlights showing with galleries at Art Basel Hong Kong, running between 19 and 23 May 2021.
The exhibition includes works by Aníbal López and Paz Errázuriz that deal with rape, armed robbery, and assassination.
They said art institutions weren't properly equipped to work with collectives, and questioned Tate's support for Black artists.
The exhibition is a who's who of the city's artists, with some surprising international inclusions.
The inaugural exhibition in the new space, Transgression throughout the Volatile World, will take place from 22 May.
The owner of the work told Ocula Magazine about his early interest in Banksy and fascination with cryptocurrency.
Quarantine-free travel between the two cities is scheduled to start from 26 May, three days after Art Basel in Hong Kong.
Rodel Tapaya's latest paintings are an explosive collision between humanity, the natural world, and the human-made.
With Art Basel Hong Kong taking place between 19 and 23 May 2021, Ocula Magazine presents a selection of highlights taking place across the city.
At Maureen Paley in London, photographs by Peter Hujar capture New York City's nocturnal drag scene between 1970 and 1987.
Sydney-based artist Nell has a capacious practice, working deftly across sculpture, painting, sound, assemblage, performance, and public art, producing work that is both accessible yet complex.
Featuring 13 artists, Esther Schipper's latest group exhibition is a braiding of fantasy and foreboding.
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