Review: Cerith Wyn Evans at White Cube Gallery 

Since the 1990s, Welsh conceptual artist Cerith Wyn Evans has created work about language, perception and representation. The artist skilfully weaves in elements of the musical, literary, philosophical and cinematic, resulting in exhibitions that are densely layered and at times even cryptic.

Sherrie Levine: Hong Kong Dominoes

American artist Sherrie Levine's recent exhibition Hong Kong Dominoes at David Zwirner in Hong Kong (4 September–13 October 2021) is comprised of six bodies of work that span three decades of the artist’s career.   Levine rose to prominence as a member of the Pictures Generation, a group of artists based in New York in the late 1970s and 1980s. Originally trained as a... Continue Reading →

Hans-Peter Feldmann at Simon Lee Gallery

Hans Peter Feldmann’s recent exhibition at Hong Kong’s Simon Lee Gallery, features works from across nearly five decades of the Dusseldorf-born artist’s career, including sculpture, photography, installation, collage and found objects.

Rodel Tapaya’s Random Numbers

Over the past two decades, Rodel Tapaya has become one of the leading Filipino artists of his generation, gaining international recognition in 2002 when he was awarded the Top Prize at the Nokia Art Awards Asia, followed by the APB Foundation Signature Art Prize in 2011.

Chen Danqing at Tang Contemporary

Shanghai-born artist Chen Danqing was only 14 when he started painting Mao propaganda posters in the 1970s. “I painted more than 100 portraits of Chairman Mao on the street walls in Shanghai and its suburbs and also on factory iron sheets,” he says. “During that time, there were millions of amateur and professional painters in... Continue Reading →

The Violence of Gender: Performing Society

The Violence of Gender: Performing Society, at Tai Kwun Contemporary, Tai Kwun Centre for Heritage and Arts, Hong Kong Installation view: Raphaela Vogel, Uterusland, 2017. Tai Kwun Contemporary, 2019 In the wake of the #metoo movement, where power, activism, feminism and gender collide, a new exhibition at Tai Kwun Contemporary at Hong Kong's Tai Kwun Centre... Continue Reading →

Contagious Cities: Faraway Too Close

Contagious Cities: Faraway Too Close 26 January - 21 April, 2019 Tai Kwun Contemporary, Hong Kong In 2003, the SARS outbreak led to a shutdown of Hong Kong. The virus infected 1,755 people in the city, killing 299. Fear of the epidemic led many, mainly expats, to flee. Those who didn’t leave avoided public spaces. A... Continue Reading →

Robert Rauschenberg: ‘Vydocks’

The “enfant terrible of the New York school”, as poet Frank O’Hara dubbed Robert Rauschenberg, reshaped 20th-century American art and left behind a boundary-breaking body of work characterised by experimentation and unorthodox use of different media. His early works, made in the 1950s and 60s, featured composites of found objects – bottles, a taxidermy goat head, newspapers, chairs, rubber... Continue Reading →

Shows to see in Hong Kong: The Lowdown

Published on ocula From Cao Fei's first large-scale institutional exhibition in Asia, to a showing of historical works by Robert Rauschenberg, Ocula contributor Diana d'Arenberg offers her lowdown of shows to see in Hong Kong this autumn. Cao Fei: A hollow in a world too full Tai Kwun Contemporary, 10 Hollywood Rd, Central 8 September... Continue Reading →

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