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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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Review: Beatriz Milhazes at White Cube Gallery

Vasavi Seethpalli ArtAsiaPacific 20 May 2015
Beatriz Milhazes, Small Windows, 2014, collage, 90 × 108 cm. Copyright the artist. Courtesy White Cube, Hong Kong. 

Flamboyant, vibrant colors and patterns bring energy into the otherwise quiet, Hong Kong outpost of London’s White Cube gallery. Part of Beatriz Milhazes’s first solo show in Hong Kong, they comprise a new series of paintings and collages by the Brazilian abstractionist, inspired by the sharp constrast between the exotic native flora of her native Rio de Janeiro and the city’s dominating, urban environment.

Milhazes’s kaleidoscopic artworks are created in her studio, which is located in the vicinity of Rio de Janeiro’s luscious botanical gardens. A graduate of communications at Hélio Alonso University, she began studying art at the School of Visual Arts of Parque Lage in 1980, where she discovered a passion for decorative arts. The influences of exuberant Brazilian culture and European modernist abstraction inform her bold imagery of arabesque motifs and lacework designs.

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