Kim Tschang-Yeul turns 90 this December, following an illustrious career that played a crucial role in bringing post-war Korean painting into the modern and contemporary art canon. Long celebrated for pensive depictions of water drops, the esteemed artist uses dual languages of abstraction and hyperrealism to articulate the psychological traumas...
In 2012, Melati Suryodarmo opened Studio Plesungan in her native Surakarta, also known as Solo, the historic royal capital of the Mataram Empire of Java in Indonesia. Suryodarmo had returned to Indonesia from Germany, where she studied Butoh and choreography with Butoh dancer and choreographer Anzu Furukawa, time-based media with avantgarde...
In what was reportedly Tokyo's cloudiest summer in over a century this July, Yoshiji Kigami, key animator of the cyberpunk classic Akira (1988), died in an arson attack that killed 35 people at Kyoto Animation. The attacker lit the fire with a lighter after dousing the studio with gasoline. 'They are always stealing', he explained in the belief the...
Hans Hartung and Art Informel at Mazzoleni London (1 October 2019-18 January 2020) presents key works by the French-German painter while highlighting his connection with artists active in Paris during the 50s and 60s. In this video, writer and historian Alan Montgomery discusses Hartung's practice and its legacy.Born in Leipzig in 1904, Hans...
Around 100 established and young, regional and international galleries showed contemporary art in the spacious and light-flooded halls of Areal Böhler, Düsseldorf.
Ocula PhotologART021 Shanghai 2019
The seventh edition of ART021 Shanghai Contemporary Art Fair took place at Shanghai Exhibition Center. 111 world's leading galleries from 18 countries and 57
cities are selected to present contemporary art and design by established and emerging artists.
Ocula PhotologWest Bund Art & Design 2019
The sixth edition of West Bund Art & Design features more than 100 leading galleries from Asia, Europe, North America and Latin America at West Bund Art Center, Shanghai.
Ocula PhotologAsia Now 2019
Asia Now, the first Parisian art fair showcasing the diversity of Asia's contemporary art, celebrated its 5th edition in October 2019, reinforcing its support of the region' art scene.
Ocula PhotologFIAC, Paris 2019
17–20 October 2019
For its 46th edition, FIAC is pleased to host an exacting selection of modern art, contemporary art, and design galleries, among the most emblematic of the international
scene within the prestigious nave and exhibition rooms of the Grand Palais.