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United Kingdom

Manuel Ocampo

Susan Bright

MANUEL OCAMPO, In Search of the Sublime or Gaining Weight and Putting it on in the Wrong Places: Longing/Belong Version, 1998, installation view, courtesy Delfina Galleries, London•

Manuel Ocampo's large-scale 'environment' at Delfina Galleries in 1998 was his first exhibition in London since 1992. Principally made out of paintings, but including other objects such as cushions, faxes, clocks and carpets, this environment raised many questions, not least the current debates about the role and significance of art and specifically painting.

This is undoubtedly a big…

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