A SELECTION OF SOME OF THE BEST ARTISTS PRESENT DURING ART BASEL
In the end, 2017
Print on vinyl
American conceptual artist and collagist. Much of of her work consists of overlaying black-and-white photographs with declarative captions.
Le Parapluie Jaune, 2017
Oil on canvas
‘’My artistic research is characterized at the same time, in the colors, the composition, the texture and the gestuality which compose my paintings, but also in the imagination which surrounds my characters.’’
Bia ultra, 2017
A mixed media artist, her work relies heavily on primitivism and expressionism.
The Comforter, 2017
Wood, pigment compound, paint, wax, buttons.
A performance and installation artist, his visual language holds a significantly reminiscent content that is more than just disconcerting; his works deal with inner turmoil, addiction, and the weight of expectations.
Go bo, 2017
Mixed technique, LCD screen
Multimedia and installation artist. His art covers a range of creative means such as video, sculpture, installation, performance and painting.
The Wine Dark Sea, 2016
Mixed media installation
British sculptor and contemporary visual artist.
Hand painted sculpture with Dutch wax and Batik pattern dying in watercolor, gold and steel, 2012
This British-Nigerian artist work explores cultural identity, colonialism and post-colonialism within the contemporary context of globalization.
Physichromie panam n. 159, 2014
Chromography on aluminum
Venezuelan artist and an outstanding exhibitor of kinetic and op art. His work invites to philosophical conversations on ontology and perception.
Plastic containers, low energy bulbs, cable.
Installations from objects found in the streets of London, hollowed, stacked and given a new life as empty but brightly coloured light boxes or as unlit composites.
DO HO SU
Hub, Unit G5, Union Wharf, 23 Wenlock Road, London, N1 7SB, UK, 2015
Polyester fabric and stainless steel tubes
Korean sculptor and installation artist.
Mixed media including wire and bugle beads, buttons, sequined appliqués, fabric, metal and mannequin
“I’m totally consumed by the special attire that has a powerful and meaningful purpose within a culture.”
Collective decision, 2017
181 glass spheres, silver, paint, stainless steel
Driven by his interests in perception, movement, embodied experience, and feelings of self, Eliasson strives to make the concerns of art relevant to society at large.