BMW is partner of Art Basel in Hong Kong. Multimedia travel with BMW Art Journey leader Samson Young and display of Frank Stella’s BMW Art Car.

Posted on 09. Mar, 2016 by in BMW Canada

Hong Kong. Since a launch in Hong Kong in 2013, the
Art Basel uncover has determined itself as a centre of Asia’s
general art scene. This year, 239 heading galleries will once
some-more arrangement works by over 4,000 artists during a Hong Kong Convention
and Exhibition Centre in a heart of a city from Mar 24 to 26
BMW has upheld Art Basel in Hong Kong
from a commencement as an central partner and is again providing the
VIP convey service. 

The BMW Art Car combined by US artist Frank Stella will also be
presented during a muster centre in a BMW Lounge. As second
“rolling sculpture” in a collection, Stella’s BMW Art
celebrates a 40th anniversary this year, being designed
in 1976 – only a year after Alexander Calder had combined a series’
first model. Stella drew impulse from a record and
engineering behind a automobile and cloaked a physique in a pattern recalling
oversized graph paper. “My pattern is like a plans eliminated onto
a bodywork,” a artist explained. The 17 cars in a legendary
collection continue to intruigued both art and pattern enthusiasts as
good as automobile and record fans a universe over. 

Together with Art Basel, BMW launched a new beginning to support
immature rising artists: a BMW Art Journey. The leader of a first
journey, Hong Kong formed artist Samson Young, will benefaction an
interactive multimedia travel entitled “So You Are Old by a Time You
Reach a Island” during a Art Basel show. As partial of this debate – adding
a new section to his BMW Art Journey plan “For Whom a Bell Tolls:
A Journey Into a Sonic History of Conflict” – a artist will lead
participants outward a muster centre and into a Wan Chai and
Admiralty districts of Hong Kong to try good famous and more
undiscovered tools of a city. Equipped with a unstable media player,
any member of a organisation will be means to knowledge sound recordings
from Young’s travels opposite eleven countries on 5 contents, as well
as newly constructed films and live performances. 

This year once again, general experts will accumulate during a Art
Basel uncover to name a shortlist of 3 artists
from a Discoveries zone for a BMW Art Journey. Members of the
jury are Richard Armstrong, Director Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New
York; Claire Hsu, Director Asia Art Archive, Hong Kong; Matthias
Mühling, Director Städtische Galerie im Lenbachhaus, Munich; Bose
Krishnamachari, President Kochi-Muziris Biennale, India; and Pauline
J. Yao, Curator, Visual Art M+, Hong Kong. The 3 artists who will
afterwards be invited to contention their proposals for a debate will be
presented to a media in a BMW Lounge
at 4:00 PM on Mar 23, 2016. That evening, BMW will
horde an disdainful VIP cocktail accepting to applaud a announcement
of a BMW Art Journey shortlist. 

Next to Art Basel in Hong Kong, BMW also supports a international
Art Basel shows in Basel and Miami Beach as a long-term partner. 

For serve questions greatfully contact:

Dr. Thomas Girst

BMW Group Corporate and Governmental Affairs

Head of Cultural Engagement

Telephone: +49-89-382-24753


For serve information greatfully hit BMW Group Cultural Engagement:

Telephone: +49 151 601 51468



BMW’s Cultural Commitment

For some-more than 40 years now, a BMW Group has instituted and engaged
in over 100 informative cooperations worldwide. The association places the
categorical concentration of a long-term joining on complicated and contemporary art,
jazz and exemplary song as good as pattern and design. In 1972,
3 large-scale paintings were combined by a artist Gerhard Richter
privately for a corridor of a BMW Group’s Munich headquarters.
Since then, artists such as Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein, Olafur
Eliasson, Jeff Koons, Zubin Metha, Daniel Barenboim and Anna Netrebko
have co-operated with BMW. The association has also consecrated famous
architects such as Karl Schwanzer, Zaha Hadid and Coop Himmelb(l)au to
pattern critical corporate buildings and plants. In 2011, a BMW
Guggenheim Lab, a tellurian beginning of a Solomon R. Guggenheim
Foundation, a Guggenheim Museum and a BMW Group distinguished its
universe premiere in New York. The BMW Group takes extensive creative
leisure in all a informative activities it is concerned in for postulated –
as this is only as essential for groundbreaking artistic work as it is
for vital innovations in a successful business.  

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The BMW Group

With a 3 brands BMW, MINI and Rolls-Royce, a BMW Group is the
world’s heading reward manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles
and also provides reward financial and mobility services. As a global
company, a BMW Group operates 30 prolongation and public facilities
in 14 countries and has a tellurian sales network in some-more than 140 countries. 

In 2015, a BMW Group sole approximately 2.247 million cars and
scarcely 137,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation for the
financial year 2014 was approximately € 8.71 billion on revenues
amounting to € 80.40 billion. As of 31 Dec 2014, a BMW Group
had a workforce of 116,324 employees. 

The success of a BMW Group has always been formed on long-term
meditative and obliged action. The association has therefore established
ecological and amicable sustainability via a value chain,
extensive product shortcoming and a transparent joining to
conserving resources as an constituent partial of a strategy.






About Art Basel

Art Basel stages a world’s premier art shows for Modern and
contemporary works, sited in Basel, Miami Beach, and Hong Kong.
Defined by a horde city and region, any uncover is unique, that is
reflected in a participating galleries, artworks presented, and the
calm of together programming constructed in partnership with local
institutions for any edition. In further to desirous stands
featuring heading galleries from around a globe, any show’s
muster sectors spotlight a latest developments in a visual
arts, charity visitors new ideas and new inspiration. For further
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