A talk with Marc-Olivier Wahler, a prominent curator and contemporary art critic. Now the Director of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum in Michigan. Wahler was the founder of the Chalet Society and former Director of Palais de Tokyo. Art Basel always surprises him with new artists and installations. We want to follow his […]
El famoso escultor Jaume Plensa presenta en Art Basel una de sus útimas obras realizadas con hierro. Su mundo de palabras, signos y cuerpos, nos transportan a un estado místico donde el ser humano se recoge para reflexionar y meditar.
Davidoff Humidor Limited edition by French marquetry artist Rose Saneuil. Cigar tobacco leaves from the region of Damajagua used for the first time in marquetry to create a limited edition of only 20 unique masterpieces specially shown at Art Basel Hong Kong. http://www.davidoffartinitiative.com
Argentinian artist Rikrit Tiravanija’s maze is build of traditional bamboo scaffolding where the visitors encounter five 3D bonsai trees conceptualizing the dialogue between the matter and the living form. Presented at Art Basel Hong Kong by Neugerriemschneider Gallery. https://www.artbasel.com/hong-kong
Author Dr.Clare McAndrew presents at Art Basel Hong Kong ‘The Art Market 2017 ‘ aiming to set a new benchmark for art market analysis. The report is an independent and objective study that analyses the global art market by looking at its different segments such as gallery business, auction houses, changing patterns of global wealth and art […]
Inspired by the Indian stones, this ‘Deductible Object’ is painted in typical Korean colours. The cosmic egg implies the birth of totality using mirrors and light as a wrapping. The Kimsooja installation was presented by Gallery Kukje/Tina Kim at Encounters Art Basel Hong Kong. https://www.artbasel.com/hong-kong
‘Not a Shield, but a Weapon‘ is an installation of 180 high-end handbags evoking the effects of the trade liberation in the Philippines. Pio Abad proposes a link between Margaret Thatcher’s legacy and the history of Marikina,Philippines where the handbags were produced. Margaret Thatcher’s Asprey handbag was featured in 1985 while she was walking alongside […]
At Encounters Art Basel Hong Kong, artist Shen Shaomin takes us to a hypothetical meeting of the most significant Communist leaders in history: Lenin, Mao, Kim II Sung, Ho Chi Minh and Fidel Castro. While the others are all in coffins, Fidel Castro lies faintly breathing and speechless. At times of economic crisis, what values work? […]