Welcoming six galleries to the Basel show for the first time, the sector brings together 18 solo presentations by emerging artists, presented by young galleries from across the world.
Highlights from the sector include: a new commission by Rose Salane at Carlos/Ishikawa; EJ Hill at Commonwealth and Council; Argentine artist Ad Minoliti at Galerie Crèvecoeur; a new body of work encompassing sculpture, drawing and painting by Bangladeshi artist Ayesha Sultana at Experimenter; Sable Elyse Smith, an interdisciplinary artist and writer who focuses much of her work on the American carceral state, at JTT; Kuwaiti artist Saba Innab at Marfa’; and a body of new work by Farah Al Qasimi looking at domestic traditions of hospitality and interior decor across public and private spaces in the Gulf states, presented by The Third Line.
The 21st Baloise Art Prize will be awarded to up to two artists exhibiting in Statements, with recipients being announced at the media reception of Art Basel. The Baloise Group acquires works by the award-winning artists and donate them to two leading European museums, which will hold solo exhibitions for the recipients of the award.
Check out here the full list of exhibitors
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