12.04.13 Ocula Review - Art13: Setting the precedent by Stephanie Bailey


…“Overall, there was eclecticism not only in terms of regional diversity, but in terms of styles and references (and quality). From contemporary painting and sculpture at Hakgojae gallery’s impressive booth highlighting the paintings of Lee See Hyun and Kyoung Tack Hong amongst others, to contemporary painting and sculpture at a London space included in Young Galleries: Man&Eve, showing Alex Virji, Alistair McClymont, Wieland Payer and Michael Whittle to US galleries such as ZieherSmith’s showing of Allison Schulnik, Jason Binkerhoff and Paul Housely and Vanguard Gallery, presenting contemporary painters including Ou Wenting and Xiao Jiang. This is a fair that really is about exploration and discovery. Other highlights include the Gana Art booth, the balance between HackelBury Fine Art and Gajah Gallery, a visually striking opposition of a series of 2008-2012 drawings by Martin Bell showing at the Australian gallery: Tolarno Galleries, as well as a fantastic 2012 Godzilla scroll by Donghyun Son at Aando Fine Art…”

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