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Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History Ocula Conversation
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Taloi Havini: Reclaiming Space and History By Ruth McDougall, Sydney

Artist Taloi Havini and Ruth McDougall, curator of Pacific art at Queensland Art Gallery and Gallery of Modern Art, discuss Havini's first Australian solo exhibition, Reclamation .

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Armory Week Lowdown: Art Shows to See Latest Ocula Report Armory Week Lowdown: Art Shows to See By Casey Carsel, New York

After structural issues forced The Armory Show into last-minute relocation pirouettes last year, the fair returns between 5 and 8 March 2020 with a flourishing programme, complemented by stand-out shows across New York City.

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Ella Kruglyanskaya Steals from Art History, Takes Back Gaze Ocula Insight Ella Kruglyanskaya Steals from Art History, Takes Back Gaze By Tessa Moldan, London

For her second solo exhibition at Thomas Dane Gallery in London, Ella Kruglyanskaya's compositions signal the many possibilities of paint.

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France

Paris Art Guide

Europe's City of Light has seen major changes in its cultural scene over the last decade. International fairs, new museum and gallery spaces, and a wave of young collectors have seen Paris bolster its identity, which combines art historical depth with cutting-edge trends.

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From the hip Le Marais quarter in the 4th arrondissement, to Champs-Elysées, edgy Belleville, chic Saint Germain, and the sprawling suburb of Pantin in the northeast, galleries across Paris are part of a vibrant and diverse scene, which saw the arrival of Gagosian in 2012, Los Angeles' Freedman Fitzpatrick open a second space near Hotel de Ville in 2018, and David Zwirner's arrival in 2019. Countless galleries are spread across the city, with events such as Paris Gallery Weekend—launched in 2014 by Marion Papillon—offering the opportunity to explore spaces such as Galerie Lelong & Co., Xippas Gallery, Perrotin, Galerie Templon, and In Situ – fabienne leclerc, alongside a talks and performance programme.

High quality exhibitions are present all throughout the year at spaces such as Marian Goodman Gallery, which has sought to introduce European art to American audiences for over 40 years at their New York base, with a roster of names such as Leonor Antunes, Dara Birnbaum, Nairy Baghramian, and Marcel Broodthaers. In Pantin, Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac holds its second Paris space in a 19th-century boiler factory and copper workshop just shy of 5,000m2, with past exhibitions by artists such as Georg Baselitz, Imran Qureshi, and Anselm Kiefer.

In October each year, international and French galleries participate in the city's major Foire internationale d'art contemporain (FIAC). Founded in 1974 and held at the iconic Grand Palais exhibition hall between Champs-Élysées and the Seine River, the established fair brings around 200 galleries together to showcase modern and contemporary artworks. FIAC's satellite fairs include Paris Internationale, showcasing emerging and independent art spaces, along with Asia Now, which presents artists from across Asia to a European audience.

Paris teams with blockbuster exhibitions around the year, at institutions ranging from the Louvre to the Musée Rodin, Musée Marmottan Monet, Musée National Picasso-Paris, Musée d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, and the Centre Pompidou. The Palais de Tokyo, which reopened in 2012 after extensive renovations, is the largest contemporary art centre in Europe, staging around 40 exhibitions each year. Collectors such as François Pinault are invested in the city's cultural future, with his third museum—the other two being located in Venice—slated to open in June 2020 at an estimated cost of $170 million nearby the Louvre, Centre Pompidou, and foundation Cartier's new location, opening in 2024. Elsewhere, Guillaume Houzé's Rem Koolhaas-designed space in Le Marais district, Lafayette Anticipations, 'acts as a catalyser, providing artists the unique, made-to-measure conditions in which to produce, experiment and exhibit.'


Current Exhibition | Paris
28 March–30 May 2020
Izumi Kato
Perrotin View Exhibition
Courtesy Perrotin.
Current Exhibition | Paris
28 March–30 May 2020
Gabriel Rico

Nature Loves To Hide

Perrotin View Exhibition
Courtesy Perrotin.
Current Exhibition | Paris
26 March–23 May 2020
Philip-Lorca diCorcia
David Zwirner View Exhibition
Philip-Lorca diCorcia, W, March 2000, #14 (2000) (detail). Courtesy David Zwirner.
Current Exhibition | Paris
14 March–9 May 2020
Billie Zangewa

Soldier of Love

Templon View Exhibition
Courtesy Templon.
Current Exhibition | Paris
14 March–9 May 2020
Norbert Bisky

Desmadre Berlin

Templon View Exhibition
Exhibition view: Norbert Bisky, Desmadre Berlin, Templon, 28 Grenier Saint-Lazare, Paris (14 March–9 May 2020). © Courtesy Templon, Paris - Bruxelles. Photo: Bertrand Huet-Tutti.
Current Exhibition | Paris
14 March–18 April 2020
Penny Goring

Escape from Blood Castle

Campoli Presti View Exhibition
Courtesy Campoli Presti.
Current Exhibition | Paris
12 March–30 April 2020
Antoni Tàpies

L’objet

Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris View Exhibition
Antoni Tàpies, Raspalls (2002) (detail). Mixed media and collage on wood. 89 x 116 cm. © Successio Tàpies. Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co.
Current Exhibition | Paris
12 March–30 April 2020
Richard Serra

New prints

Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris View Exhibition
Richard Serra, Right Angle III (2019). Etching and paintstick. Edition of 28. 31 15/16 x 33 7/8 inches. Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris.
Current Exhibition | Paris
12 March–30 April 2020
Konrad Klapheck

Dessins (1974–2014)

Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris View Exhibition
Konrad Klapheck, Domina, dessin préparatoire (2007) (detail). Charcoal, red pencil and blue pencil on tracing paper. 125 x 113 cm. Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris.
Current Exhibition | Paris
12 March–30 April 2020
Pierre Alechinsky, Karel Appel

Travaux à deux pinceaux (1976–1978)

Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris View Exhibition
Pierre Alechinsky, Karel Appel Femme-Elle (1977) (detail). Chinese ink on paper mounted on canvas. 29 9/16 x 41 3/8 inches. Courtesy Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris.
Current Exhibition
7 March–11 April 2020
Thomas Hirschhorn

Eternal Ruins

Galerie Chantal Crousel View Exhibition
Exhibition view: Thomas Hirschhorn, Eternal Ruins, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris (7 March—11 April 2020). Courtesy the artist and Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris. Photo: Martin Argyrolglo.
Current Exhibition
7 March–11 April 2020
Clément Rodzielski

Animes and magazines, paintings on paper

Galerie Chantal Crousel View Exhibition
Exhibition view: Clément Rodzielski, Animes and magazines, paintings on paper, Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris (7 March–11 April 2020). Courtesy the artist and Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris. Photo: Martin Argyroglo.
Current Exhibition | Paris
7 March–11 April 2020
Alexandre Lenoir
Almine Rech View Exhibition
Exhibition view: Alexandre Lenoir, Almine Rech, Paris (7 March–11 April 2020). © Alexandre Lenoir. Courtesy the artist and Almine Rech. Photo: Rebecca Fanuele.
Current Exhibition | Paris
7 March–11 April 2020
Allen Jones
Almine Rech View Exhibition

Exhibition view: Allen Jones, Almine Rech, Paris (7 March–11 April 2020). © Allen Jones. Courtesy the Artist and Almine Rech. Photo: Rebecca Fanuele.

Upcoming Exhibition | Paris
16 May–14 August 2020
Jean-Philippe Delhomme

Los Angeles Langage

Perrotin View Exhibition
Courtesy Perrotin.
Upcoming Exhibition | Paris
11 June–14 August 2020
JR
Perrotin View Exhibition
© JR. © Courtesy the artist & Perrotin.

Current Exhibitions In Paris

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Contemporary art exhibition, Izumi Kato, Izumi Kato at Perrotin, Paris
28 March–30 May 2020 Izumi Kato Perrotin, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Gabriel Rico, Nature Loves To Hide at Perrotin, Paris
28 March–30 May 2020 Gabriel Rico Nature Loves To Hide Perrotin, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Philip-Lorca diCorcia, Philip-Lorca diCorcia at David Zwirner, Paris
26 March–23 May 2020 Philip-Lorca diCorcia David Zwirner, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Billie Zangewa, Soldier of Love at Templon, Paris
14 March–9 May 2020 Billie Zangewa Soldier of Love Templon, 30 rue Beaubourg, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Norbert Bisky, Desmadre Berlin at Templon, Paris
14 March–9 May 2020 Norbert Bisky Desmadre Berlin Templon, 28 Grenier Saint-Lazare, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Penny Goring, Escape from Blood Castle at Campoli Presti, Paris
14 March–18 April 2020 Penny Goring Escape from Blood Castle Campoli Presti, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Antoni Tàpies, L’objet at Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, Paris
12 March–30 April 2020 Antoni Tàpies L’objet Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, 38 Avenue Matignon
Contemporary art exhibition, Richard Serra, New prints at Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, Paris
12 March–30 April 2020 Richard Serra New prints Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, 13 Rue de Téhéran
Contemporary art exhibition, Konrad Klapheck, Dessins (1974–2014) at Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, Paris
12 March–30 April 2020 Konrad Klapheck Dessins (1974–2014) Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, 13 Rue de Téhéran
Contemporary art exhibition, Pierre Alechinsky, Karel Appel, Travaux à deux pinceaux (1976–1978) at Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, Paris
12 March–30 April 2020 Pierre Alechinsky, Karel Appel Travaux à deux pinceaux (1976–1978) Galerie Lelong & Co. Paris, 13 Rue de Téhéran
Contemporary art exhibition, Thomas Hirschhorn, Eternal Ruins at Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
7 March–11 April 2020 Thomas Hirschhorn Eternal Ruins Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Clément Rodzielski, Animes and magazines, paintings on paper at Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
7 March–11 April 2020 Clément Rodzielski Animes and magazines, paintings on paper Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Alexandre Lenoir, Alexandre Lenoir at Almine Rech, Paris
7 March–11 April 2020 Alexandre Lenoir Almine Rech, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Allen Jones, Allen Jones at Almine Rech, Paris
7 March–11 April 2020 Allen Jones Almine Rech, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, Jean-Philippe Delhomme, Los Angeles Langage at Perrotin, Paris
16 May–14 August 2020 Jean-Philippe Delhomme Los Angeles Langage Perrotin, Paris
Contemporary art exhibition, JR, JR at Perrotin, Paris
11 June–14 August 2020 JR Perrotin, Paris

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Kim Tschang-Yeul: Art Without Ego Ocula Conversation Kim Tschang-Yeul: Art Without Ego By Vivian Chui, New York

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...

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Laurent Grasso at Perrotin, Paris Ocula Insight Laurent Grasso at Perrotin, Paris By Elliat Albrecht

Laurent Grasso, OttO (2018) (extract). HD film. 21 min 26 sec. 1/5 + 2 AP. © Laurent Grasso / ADAGP Paris, 2018. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Perrotin. Entrenched in the invisible correlations between mythology and science, French artist Laurent Grasso has lately been attempting to visualise the sacred. OttO , Grasso's solo...

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Human not beast: Art in an anxious Paris Ocula Report Human not beast: Art in an anxious Paris By Elliat Albrecht, Paris

Following on from the spectacle of Frieze London, contemporary art fair FIAC took place in Paris from 20 - 23 October. 186 international galleries mounted booths in the Grand and Petit Palais, with larger artworks shown in the pedestrianised Avenue Winston Churchill between the two historical buildings. Preceding the fair’s opening, there...

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Breaking preconceived ideas of ‘Asian art’: ASIA NOW in Paris Ocula Report Breaking preconceived ideas of ‘Asian art’: ASIA NOW in Paris By Elliat Albrecht, Paris

The second edition of ASIA NOW, the annual fair dedicated to contemporary Asian art, took place from 19 - 23 October in Paris. That was also the week that the Grand and Petit Palais were teeming with collectors and gallerists for major international art fair FIAC. The timing was certainly no coincidence: ASIA NOW aims to encourage European...

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Contemporary art exhibition, FIAC Paris 2019 at Ocula Private Sales & Advisory, London
17–20 October FIAC Paris 2019
Contemporary art exhibition, ASIA NOW Paris 2019 at Ocula Private Sales & Advisory, London
16–20 October ASIA NOW Paris 2019
Contemporary art exhibition, Paris Photo 2018 at Ocula Private Sales & Advisory, London
8–11 November Paris Photo 2018

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