To mark Ellen Altfest's first solo exhibition in Asia at White Cube Hong Kong ( Green Spot, 11 January–16 March 2019), a talk between Altfest and Ocula contributor Sherman Sam was staged at the gallery.
Because visual artists are working in this cross section where they are working with choreography, dance, music … for me that feels very exciting. I feel that it’s a really new wave of what performance is.
The artist Hany Armanious, who represented Australia in 2011 at the Venice Biennale, is best known for creating sculptures through the method of casting with resin. The subjects of his casts ar
I think this biennial is a lot about the in-between space... the crack between the physical and the digital
Contemporary Singapore, as most observers of the island state will know, is a place that has grown enormously successful despite the shock of its early separation from a federation with Malaysia. C
I’ve a long-term interest in the ups and downs of modernist forms in Ireland, and how they ‘behave’ in contexts outside of the major cosmopolitan bubbles.
Currently director of the Hayward Gallery in London, Rugoff, unlike many of his peers, began his career as a writer. The New York–born curator was once the art critic for The LA Weekly; a
The artist, Ei Arakawa was born in Fukushima, Japan but has been based in New York since 1998. Working almost always collaboratively to produce a diverse body of performative work, the artist i
If Venice can have Tintoretto (as in the 2011 Venice Biennial), then Liverpool can have Whistler! Titled A Needle Walks into a Haystack, this latest edition of the Liverpool Biennial has not only included the charismatic (and combative—he famously sued John Ruskin for a critical review) 19th century American painter James McNeil Whistler...
Apichatpong Weerasethakul is an artist and filmmaker born and based in Thailand. He first studied architecture at Khon Kaen Unive
No art fair is complete without an inflatable, in this case a bright pink, flying pig (well actually this one doesn’t fly, but not every one can do a Pink Floyd). This larger-than-life work, Love Me (2013) by Jeong-Hwa Choi at the Vannessa Qwang Gallery, inflates then deflates slightly at a gentle pace, bringing one gallerist to remark...
I left Singapore to go to art school some 25 years ago, then as I’ve been telling people this past month, there was one museum in town and a handful of “commercial galleries” in the form of framing shops. The museum, the National Museum, displayed everything from tribal artefacts (that is spears to the layman) to stuffed dead...
The exhibition aims to showcase outsiders and provocateurs in Australian contemporary art.
Made with silver and blue polypropylene, the project will be completed and revealed to the public on Saturday 18 September.
The talks programme, initiated by Saint Petersburg's Manege Central Exhibition Hall, will introduce ideas to help us rethink our relationship with the world today.
At Simon Lee Gallery in Hong Kong, Dexter Dalwood invites the viewer to consider what painting could be.
Monika Szewczyk, the director of de Appel in Amsterdam, discusses the importance of creating the conditions for deep study.
The Armory Show is an important New York art fair presenting leading international art galleries. Held in September at the Javits Center, view Ocula's highlights from the ground in this photolog.
Ho is taking over from Claire Hsu, who built the world's largest collection of materials related to Asian contemporary art.
The sale will include coveted works by Mark Rothko, Alberto Giacometti, Andy Warhol, and Cy Twombly.
One of China's sharpest observers of online expression explains how censorship has evolved in the decade since Google left the country.
Gallery Weekend Berlin launches its second event of the year with galleries presenting artists whose work is lesser known to the broader public.
Huma Bhabha's first exhibition with Xavier Hufkens showcases new sculptures and works on paper expressing the artist's characteristic alien forms.
Two artists, selected by a jury of arts professionals around the globe, will receive the independent art platform's annual prize this year.
With his latest solo show now on view at Zeno X Gallery, Mircea Suciu discusses his approach to capturing the psychological undercurrents of now.
Here's a fun fact: the vibrant colours of Hong Kong's Mass Transit Railway system was not just an aesthetic choice.
At Ota Fine Arts in Singapore, Tsuyoshi Hisakado experiments with the concept of 'infinite' space.
Born Barrie Bates, the artist was quick to identify ways artists could exploit ideas developed by marketers.
Russia's leading contemporary art fair was relocated and nudged back a week, creating challenges for international galleries.
Spirito sees similarities between the milestone and the pandemic. Both are a chance to reflect on how art is made and shown.