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Artist shortlist for a BMW Art Journey announced during Art Basel in Miami Beach. Max Hooper Schneider, Maggie Lee and Beto Shwafaty are nominated.

Miami Beach. Art Basel and BMW continue their joint
beginning to commend and support rising artists worldwide with
a proclamation of a shortlist for a BMW Art Journey on December
1, 2016, during this year’s Art Basel in Miami Beach. Like a mobile
studio, a BMW Art Journey can take artists roughly anywhere in the
universe to rise new ideas and prognosticate new artistic projects. 

Today, an general consultant jury announced a following shortlist
of 3 artists arrangement in Positions, a zone for rising artists
during Art Basel’s Miami Beach show: 

Max Hooper Schneider during High Art, Paris

Max Hooper Schneider (b. 1982) lives and works in Los Angeles. He
complicated biology and architectural landscape during Harvard University and
his work is a outcome of what can be described as ‘recalcitrant
experimentation’. In his practice, he privately pays courtesy to
a elaborating attribute between truth and nature. At this
year’s Art Basel in Miami Beach, Schneider is presenting an
designation consisting of a organisation of works functioning as a
sequence of objects. Schneider´s solo exhibitions embody Kayne
Griffin Corcoran, Los Angeles and Federico Vavassori, Milan. He has
exhibited in new organisation shows during Art Foundation, London and Galeria
Nicodim, Bucharest. 

Maggie Lee during Real Fine Arts, New York

Maggie Lee (b. 1987) lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. The
Taiwanese American artist perceived her Bachelor of Fine Arts in
Printmaking during a Pratt Institute in 2009. At Art Basel in Miami
Beach, a multimedia artist is presenting an immersive installation
of new works in several formats, recognised as a teenage girl’s
bedroom, where any of a objects are particular works including a
television, unresolved sculptures and wall works that mix collaged
elements and emanate a multi-layered experience. Lee’s solo exhibitions
embody 356 Mission, Los Angeles, Real Fine Arts, New York and Ladybug
House, San Francisco. Recent organisation shows embody a Whitney Museum,
New York and SCHLOSS in Oslo. 

Beto Shwafaty during Prometeogallery di Ida Pisani, Milan, Lucca

Beto Shwafaty (b. 1977) lives and works in Brazil. In 2015 he
perceived a FOCO Bradesco/ArtRio Award as good as a ICCo/SP-Arte
Award. He develops a research-based use on spaces, histories and
visualities. Shwafaty’s muster during Art Basel in Miami Beach
contains an designation of video, sculpture, objects and printed
matter to harmonise a arrangement that evokes aspects related to the
government of land, population, domestic imagery and aesthetics. His
solo exhibitions embody City Museum of São Paulo, Parc, Lima and
Lampione, Frankfurt am Main. 

The members of a consultant jury in Miami Beach are:

Massimiliano Gioni, Artistic Director New Museum, New York

Gabriele Horn, Director Berlin Biennale, Berlin

Victoria Noorthoorn, Director Museo de Arte Moderno,
Buenos Aires

Bisi Silva, Director Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos

Philip Tinari, Director Ullens Center for
Contemporary Art (UCCA), Beijing

“The jury was really vehement about this year’s peculiarity of presentations
in a Positions sector. The farrago – both geographical and
unpractical – of a participating artists and galleries ‎allowed for a
unaccompanied and energizing overview of rising art today. As always when
faced with such good artists, a choice was utterly difficult, though the
jury unanimously concluded on these 3 artists,” states a jury. 

In partnership with a winning artist, a tour will be
documented and common with a open by publications, online and
amicable media. 

During this year’s uncover in Miami Beach, Abigail
, latest leader of a BMW Art Journey, presents
initial works she has combined from her travels. On arrangement in a BMW
Lounge are photographs documenting a initial leg of her journey
exploring mislaid libraries along a Silk Road. 

The latest book in a BMW Art Journey book series, ‘For whom the
Bell Tolls’ is also presented during a fair. The book gives insights
about Samson Young’s BMW Art Journey and contains the
artist’s transport diary with personal reflections and descriptions of
a locations he visited in twelve countries on 5 continents.
Included in a volume is a apartment of sound sketches evoking the
acoustic landscape of a bells, along with a leaflet for a
multimedia travel Young staged during Art Basel’s uncover in Hong Kong in 2016.

Launched in 2015, a BMW Art Journey is a tellurian collaboration
between Art Basel and BMW, that has been combined to commend and
support rising artists worldwide. The esteem is open to artists who
are arrangement in Discoveries and Positions in a Hong Kong and Miami
Beach uncover respectively. Two judging consultant panels, comprised of
internationally eminent experts, shortlist 3 artists, who are
afterwards invited to contention proposals for a tour directed to further
rise their ideas and artistic work. The subsequent judging of a BMW Art
Journey will be hold during Art Basel in Hong Kong, where three
artists from a Discoveries zone will be shortlisted subsequent March.
The leader will be announced in open 2017. For serve information
on a BMW Art Journey greatfully visit: 

BMW has upheld Art Basel’s shows in Basel, Miami Beach and Hong
Kong as a long-term partner for many years. 


For serve questions greatfully contact:

Dr Thomas Girst

BMW Group Corporate and Intergovernmental Affairs

Head of Cultural Engagement

Telephone: +49-89-382-24753;
E-mail: [email protected]


Dorothee Dines Art Basel

Global Head of Media Relations

Tel. +41 58 206 27 06,
[email protected]


About Art Basel

Founded in 1970 by gallerists from Basel, Art Basel currently stages the
world’s premier art shows for Modern and contemporary art, sited in
Basel, Miami Beach, and Hong Kong. Defined by a horde city and
region, any uncover is unique, as reflected in a participating
galleries, a artworks presented, and a together programming
constructed in partnership with internal institutions for any edition.

In new years, Art Basel’s art-world rendezvous has stretched beyond
art fairs. In 2014, Art Basel launched a Crowdfunding Initiative, in
partnership with Kickstarter, that has helped catalyze much-needed
support for superb non-commercial art projects, ensuing in
pledges over $1 million to artistic projects from all over a world.
For Art Basel Cities, launched in 2016, Art Basel will work with
comparison partner cities to rise colourful and content-driven programs
specific to a particular city. Connecting them to a tellurian art
universe by Art Basel’s imagination and network, Art Basel Cities
supports a partner cities in building their singular cultural
landscape. The initial city Art Basel is partnering with for Art Basel
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About BMW Group’s Cultural Commitment

For roughly 50 years now, a BMW Group has instituted and intent in
over 100 informative cooperations worldwide. The association places a main
concentration of a long-term joining on contemporary and complicated art,
exemplary song and jazz 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, Jeff Koons, Daniel Barenboim,
Jonas Kaufmann and designer Zaha Hadid have co-operated with BMW.
Currently, womanlike artist Cao Fei from China and American John
Baldessari are formulating a subsequent dual vehicles for a BMW Art Car
Collection. Besides co-initiatives, such as BMW Tate Live, a BMW Art
Journey and a “Opera for All” concerts in Berlin, Munich and London,
a association also partners with heading museums and art fairs as well
as orchestras and show houses around a world. The BMW Group takes
extensive artistic leisure in all a informative activities – as this
beginning is as essential for producing groundbreaking artistic work
as it is for vital innovations in a successful business. 

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