Sherry Paik

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Taoyuan Museum of Fine Arts Announces Grand Prize Winner Ocula News  |  Sponsored Content | Taoyuan Museum of Fine Arts Taoyuan Museum of Fine Arts Announces Grand Prize Winner 17 March 2021

The biennial art award, organised by the Taoyuan Museum of Fine Arts (TMoFA), Taiwan, grants a prize of NTD500,000 to the Grand Prize winner.

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Mega Collector Julia Stoschek and Daata Make More Digital Art Free Ocula News Mega Collector Julia Stoschek and Daata Make More Digital Art Free Online, 10 March 2021

The Julia Stoschek Collection and the online platform Daata are collaborating to present 112 time-based works by leading contemporary artists online, open to the public and free for all.

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Kader Attia Announced as Berlin Biennale Curator Ocula News Kader Attia Announced as Berlin Biennale Curator Berlin, 8 March 2021

Kader Attia, whose atmospheric installations explore ideas of repair, has been appointed curator of the 12th Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art.

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Lynda Benglis, Famous for Her Latex Pours, Joins Mendes Wood DM Ocula News Lynda Benglis, Famous for Her Latex Pours, Joins Mendes Wood DM São Paulo, 25 February 2021

The São Paulo-based gallery also represents artists such as Lucas Arruda, Sonia Gomes, Paulo Nimer Pjota, and Kishio Suga.

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DESERT X 2021 to Feature Judy Chicago and Felipe Baeza Ocula News DESERT X 2021 to Feature Judy Chicago and Felipe Baeza Palm Desert, CA, 17 February 2021

Now in its third instalment, DESERT X 2021 is among the first major art events to return to the region since California went into lockdown last year.

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Kehinde Wiley Pivots From Portraits to Landscapes in New Show Ocula News Kehinde Wiley Pivots From Portraits to Landscapes in New Show London, 15 February 2021

Organised by London's National Gallery, the exhibition will include both paintings and a film when it premieres later this winter.

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Mai-Thu Perret: Flowers in the Eye Ocula Insight  |  In partnership with Simon Lee Gallery, New York Mai-Thu Perret: Flowers in the Eye By Sherry Paik, New York

Mai-Thu Perret introduces new ceramic and tapestry in her solo show Flowers in the Eye at Simon Lee Gallery, New York.

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Korean Galleries in Focus at SWAB Barcelona's Virtual Fair Ocula Feature Korean Galleries in Focus at SWAB Barcelona's Virtual Fair By Sherry Paik, Seoul

SWAB Barcelona Art Fair highlights four Seoul-based galleries as part of Focus Korea.

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Three Artists Explore Bodily States at Seoul's Art Sonje Center Ocula Insight Three Artists Explore Bodily States at Seoul's Art Sonje Center By Sherry Paik, Seoul

Don Sunpil, Camille Henrot, and Mire Lee examine various states of the body in three concurrent shows.

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Lee Mingwei: Intimacy Online and Off Ocula Insight Lee Mingwei: Intimacy Online and Off By Sherry Paik, Berlin

Lee Mingwei's solo at the Gropius Bau was accompanied by digital activations connecting distant places and people.

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Thirteen Artists Interpret Force Majeure in New York Ocula Insight Thirteen Artists Interpret Force Majeure in New York By Sherry Paik, New York

Thirteen artists from China respond to the French term force majeure at Eli Klein Gallery in New York.

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Guo Hongwei on Seeing Patterns That Don’t Exist Ocula Insight Guo Hongwei on Seeing Patterns That Don’t Exist By Sherry Paik, New York

Guo Hongwei's watercolours at Chambers Fine Art New York trigger pareidolia, seeing objects or patterns that do not exist.

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Gao Weigang’s Artwork ‘International Standard’ Under the Hammer Ocula Insight  |  In collaboration with Asia Art Archive Gao Weigang’s Artwork ‘International Standard’ Under the Hammer By Sherry Paik, Hong Kong

At first glance, Gao Weigang's International Standard (2018) looks like a regular wooden frame—rectilinear, with a cross bisecting each of its four sides, almost resembling the generic windows from children's drawings—except that it has been coated in 24-karat gold leaf. International Standard belongs to 'The International...

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Pacita Abad’s Artwork ‘Stained Glass’ up for Grabs Ocula Insight  |  In collaboration with Asia Art Archive Pacita Abad’s Artwork ‘Stained Glass’ up for Grabs By Sherry Paik, Hong Kong

Enter the colourful world of Pacita Abad in Stained Glass (2000): over the explosions of red, yellow, and green acrylic paint are rings of even more colour and, at their centre, tiny mirrors.

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Hyungkoo Lee: Seriously Fake Science Ocula Conversation Hyungkoo Lee: Seriously Fake Science By Sherry Paik, Seoul

Korean artist Hyungkoo Lee 's exhibitions evoke a scientist's lab or an archaeologist's workshop, often equipped with outlandish gadgets, skeletal or anatomical models in vitrines, or a desk with incomplete skulls, brushes, and notes. Yet his wearable devices, drawings, and sculptures hardly depict real-life subjects—they are chimeras borne...

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Yang Jiechang: Good Morning Hong Kong Ocula Insight  |  In Collaboration with Asia Art Archive Yang Jiechang: Good Morning Hong Kong By Sherry Paik

'Good Morning Hong Kong', read the layered calligraphic letters rendered in thick ink and acrylic brushstrokes on a work donated by contemporary artist Yang Jiechang for Asia Art Archive 's upcoming annual fundraising auction. On view at Christie's in Hong Kong from 11, 14–17 October, the work has a sense of dynamic urgency about it: the ink...

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Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide Ocula Conversation Sunjung Kim’s Real DMZ Project Interrogates the North and South Korea Divide By Sherry Paik, Seoul

Ongoing since 2012, the Real DMZ Project interrogates the demilitarised zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea through annual, research-based exhibitions that bring together the works of Korean and international artists. Sunjung Kim, the independent curator behind the project, conceived the idea of exploring the DMZ while curating Japanese...

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Madhvi Parekh Defies Categorisation in New York Retrospective Ocula Insight Madhvi Parekh Defies Categorisation in New York Retrospective By Sherry Paik, New York

According to Kishore Singh, the curator of The Curious Seeker at DAG New York (13 September–27 October 2019), the artist Madhvi Parekh 'defies categorisation'. Parekh's oeuvre—from drawings and paintings to serigraphs and reverse paintings—fluidly draws from multiple sources, including European modernist works, Indian folk art...

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Arin Rungjang Connects Diasporic Narratives at ShanghART, Singapore Ocula Insight Arin Rungjang Connects Diasporic Narratives at ShanghART, Singapore By Sherry Paik, Singapore

Arin Rungjang was born in Bangkok in 1975, a time of political turmoil in Thailand. Two years prior, student demonstrations led to the fall of military dictator Thanom Kittikachorn, who returned from exile in 1976. That year, students gathered at Thammasat University to protest and the military opened fire; 46 died, 167 were wounded, and over...

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Mary Corse at LACMA: Painting Light and Space Ocula Insight Mary Corse at LACMA: Painting Light and Space By Sherry Paik, Los Angeles

Mary Corse: A Survey in Light is an ideal title for Corse's major retrospective exhibition, now at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) (28 July–11 November 2019), that succinctly summarises her decades-long and ongoing experimentation with light. A Survey in Light debuted last year at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York...

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Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum Ocula Insight Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum By Sherry Paik

Mark Bradford walks through Mark Bradford: Los Angeles Mark Bradford: Los Angeles at the Long Museum West Bund in Shanghai (27 July–13 October 2019) is the artist's largest solo exhibition to date in China. In this video for Ocula, Bradford and Diana Nawi, curator of the show, walk through selected works that convey the artist's concerns with...

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