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SIDIBÉ, Malick

Malick Sidibé is one of Mali’s most distinguished photographers. In 2003, he won the Hasselbad Award, the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Biennale in 2007, and in 2008, the…

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SITTHIKET, Vasan, Fight For Art!

With its closely framed upright fist and the pointed phrase ‘For Art’, this painting signals the driving forces behind Vasan Sitthiket’s practice: outspoken and unapologetic activism and a commitment…

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SITTHIKET, Vasan, From ‘Inferno’ series

"Sinners are bullshit law writers, prejudiced, grab advantages for their group only. Their mouths will be opened by claws, putting hot irons inside. Cutting heads off, vultures and crows tear and eat…

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STREULI, Beat; Bruxelles 05/06

Bruxelles 05/06, with its impressive scale of 200 x 280cm, was first exhibited at Erna Hecey Gallery, Brussels, and has since been displayed at the Guggenheim Museum exhibition held at the National…

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SUPERFLEX; Flooded McDonalds

SUPERFLEX, established in 1993, is a collaboration between Danish artists Bjørnstjerne Reuter Christiansen, Jakob Fenger and Rasmus Nielsen.

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SUPRIA, Dede Eri, Labyrinth (from 'Labyrinth' series)

Sparked by his father’s work as an advertising painter, Dede Eri Supria’s interest in photorealism was fostered while assisting in the studio of Indonesian social realist Dukut Hendratnoto and at art…

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SVAY, Ken, The People on 18 April & Vietnamese Planes and Pol Pot Soldiers in Battle

Svay Ken’s paintings are a unique document of Cambodian society and its transformations in the second half of the twentieth century. Born in Cambodia’s south, Svay worked as a porter at the Hotel Le…

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TERAOKA, Masami; 31 Flavors Invading Japan/French Vanilla

Masami Teraoka was born in the harbour town of Onomichi, Japan, in 1936. From a young age his work was inspired by the varied and lively designs exhibited in many of the fabrics in the family's kimono…

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THORNLEY, Georges William; Les Jockeys (The jockeys)

Images of horseracing were a primary focus for Edgar Degas throughout his career. The spectacle of the race itself was a relatively modern phenomenon in France in the mid to late 1800s. The Hippodrome…

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TIATIA, Angela; Edging and seaming

Angela Tiatia’s tightly composed video and performance works often act as portraits of both an individual’s experience and an aspect of contemporary society. They present Tiatia’s own body or those of…

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Tobias Putrih, Connection, 2004

Tobias Putrih's often concept-based work comprises drawings, illustrations, plans, sculptures and intricately designed constructions, which he has referred to as 'intimate, proto-scientific and…

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TODD, Yvonne; Alice Bayke

In 2006 the Gallery commissioned a major tapestry from the Victorian Tapestry Workshop, produced in collaboration with New Zealand photographer Yvonne Todd. This wonderful, closely detailed work…

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Tsui Kuang-Yu, The Shortcut to the Systematic Life (series), 2002-05

Tsui Kung-Yu’s video trilogy The shortcut to the systematic life consists of documentation of small social interventions by the artist. Perhaps these acts can be described as interjections by an…

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WONG, Hoy Cheong, In search of faraway places (from ‘Migrants’ series)

Wong Hoy Cheong probes the complex split of cultural allegiances of Straits Chinese identity and the Sino-Malay-British colonial influences that have shaped it. Using a medium that recalls the…

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XU BING; A book from the sky

Born in 1955, Xu Bing has lived through numerous political campaigns in China: from the Hundred Flowers campaign of the mid 1950s in which Mao Zedong and the Communist Party reversed their initial…

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Xu Zhen, ShanghART Supermarket (Australia), 2007–08

ShanghART Supermarket (Australia) 2007–08 is one of Shanghai-based artist and curator Xu Zhen’s most recent installations. Emerging in the late 1990s as a radical and innovative artist in the fields…

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YANG Fudong; City light (Chengshi zhiguang)

Yang Fudong was born in Beijing in 1971 and graduated from the China Academy of Fine Arts, Huangzhou in 1995. Since moving to Shanghai in 1998, Yang Fudong has maintained an active and extensive video…

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YANG Shaobin; X-Blind Spot

Yang Shaobin is a senior Chinese painter whose practice since the late 1980s reflects the social realities affecting China today. A leading representative of the cynical realist movement, his early…

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YANG Zhenzhong; 922 rice corns

Yang Zhenzhong uses humour to reveal the contradictions within Chinese contemporary life. His video work 922 rice corns is a refined and ironic visual metaphor. Playfully invoking Cultural Revolution…

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YANG, Shaobin, X-Blind Spot No.1 & X-Blind Spot No.4

Yang Shaobin finds rich narratives in the everyday lives of rural and industrial workers in China. Using a realist style, Yang’s paintings and sculptures reference the idealised depictions of rural…

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YOSHIZAWA, Mika, 1-5

Mika Yoshizawa’s work represents a vibrant take on painterly abstraction. Executed in ink on vinyl, bold strokes convey speed and movement, a glossy brush sliding across a smooth surface. The work’s…

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YUN Suk-nam, Pink Sofa

Due to familial responsibilities as a mother and a carer, Yun Suk-nam did not become an artist until the age of 40. Despite having no formal training, she quickly established a vibrant installation…

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YUN Suk-nam; Pink sofa

As an artist committed to feminist issues and supported by traditional Confucian ethics, Yun Suk-nam has developed a vibrant art practice that explores the position of woman in a patriarchal society.…

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YUN, Suk-nam, Pink Sofa

WOMEN AND REALITYYUN SUK-NAM’S PINK SOFASouth Korean feminist artist Yun Suk-nam’s alluring theatrical installation Pink sofa 1996 has recently undergone conservation treatment in preparation for the…

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ZHANG Xiaogang, Three comrades (from 'Bloodline: The big family' series)

The initial inspiration for Zhang Xiaogang’s ‘Bloodline’ series was the artist’s discovery of a photograph of his mother as a young woman. During the Cultural Revolution (1966–76), family photographs…

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