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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

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 artist...

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Sydney Lowdown: Exhibitions to See Ocula Report Sydney Lowdown: Exhibitions to See 6 Sep 2019 : Elyse Goldfinch for Ocula

The fifth edition of Sydney Contemporary will take place once again at Carriageworks between 12 and 15 September 2019, with Spring 1883 bringing together a cohort of 27 galleries from across Australia and the region to inhabit rooms at the Establishment Hotel from 11 to 14 September 2019, uniquely presenting contemporary works propped up on...

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Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum Ocula Insight | Video Mark Bradford’s Call for Unity at Shanghai’s Long Museum 16 August 2019

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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Selected Photos From Ai Weiwei Exhibitions in Beijing

AI WEIWEI Chandelier, 2015. Copper, crystal and light fixtures 400 x 241 x 231 cm. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Chandelier, 2015. Copper, crystal and light fixtures 400 x 241 x 231 cm. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Chandelier, 2015. Copper, crystal and light fixtures 400 x 241 x 231 cm. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Colored Carving, 2015. Carved wooden building element from late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) with paint. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Colored Carving, 2015. Carved wooden building element from late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) with paint. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Colored Carving, 2015. Carved wooden building element from late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) with paint. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Colored Mirror, 2015. Mirror in rosewood frame from Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), paint 262,5 x 200 x 6 cm. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Colored Mirror, 2015. Mirror in rosewood frame from Qing Dynasty (1644-1912), paint 262,5 x 200 x 6 cm. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Crystal Pillar Foundation 2015. Crystal and writing on paper 52 x 52 x 41,5 cm. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Crystal Pillar Foundation 2015. Crystal and writing on paper 52 x 52 x 41,5 cm. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Dragon Lantern and Bench, 2015. Antique dragon lamp, lanterns and wooden bench. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Ladder, 2015. Wood and paint 601 x 82 x 15 cm. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Pillar Foundation with Twenty‐Four Histories, 2015. Wooden box and partial texts from 'Twenty-Four Histories' on paper. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Pillar Foundation with Twenty‐Four Histories, 2015. Wooden box and partial texts from 'Twenty-Four Histories' on paper. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Spouts Installation, 2015. 10,000 antique spouts from Song to Qing Dynasties. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Spouts Installation, 2015. 10,000 antique spouts from Song to Qing Dynasties. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Wang Family Ancestral Hall Photograph, 2015. Color print 132 x 129,3 x 6 cm. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Wang Family Ancestral Hall Photographs, 2015. 9 b/w prints 79 x 48 x 3,5 cm each. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Wang Family Ancestral Hall, 2015. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Wang Family Ancestral Hall, 2015. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Wang Family Ancestral Hall, 2015. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Wang Family Ancestral Hall, 2015. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
AI WEIWEI Wang Family Ancestral Hall, 2015. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
Ai Weiwei, Dragon Lantern and Tables, 2015. Antique dragon lamp with bamboo, structure,lanterns and wooden tables, variable dimension. Courtesy: TANG Contemporary Art
Ai Weiwei, Lihe Hall Plaque, 2015. 360×136×6cm, wooden plaque. Courtesy: TANG Contemporary Art
Ai Weiwei, Set of Spouts, 2015. Porcelain Teapot Spouts from Song Dynasty(960-1279) Unique set of 11 pieces, variable dimension. Courtesy: TANG Contemporary Art
Ai Weiwei, Spouts installation, 2015.  495 x 430 cm 10,000 antique spouts from Song to Qing Dynasties. Courtesy: TANG Contemporary Art
Ai Weiwei, Wang Family Ancestral Hall, 2015. Over 1,300 pieces of various wooden building elements from late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) with original carvings and painted replacements, 2100×1680×942 cm. Courtesy: TANG Contemporary Art
Installation in progress. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
Installation in progress. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
Installation in progress. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
Installation in progress. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
Installation view Ai Weiwei, curated by Cui Cancan. Courtesy: TANG Contemporary Art
Installation view Ai Weiwei, curated by Cui Cancan. Courtesy: TANG Contemporary Art
Wang Family Ancestral Hall Photograph, 2015. Color print 129,3 x 216,5 x 6 cm. Courtesy: the artist and GALLERIA CONTINUA, San Gimignano / Beijing / Les Moulins. Photo by: Oak Taylor-Smith
Wang Family Ancestral Hall, 2015. Over 1,300 pieces of various wooden building elements from late Ming Dynasty (1368-1644) with original carvings and painted replacements, 2100×1680×942 cm. Courtesy: TANG Contemporary Art

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