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BMW Art Journey leader Jamal Cyrus to benefaction new artworks of his travels to a “Afro-Atlantic”. BMW is central partner of Art Basel in Miami Beach 2018.

Miami Beach. From Dec 6 to 9, 2018, a Art
Basel uncover in Miami Beach will benefaction a far-reaching operation of artistic
oeuvres by rising and determined artists represented by some-more than
200 of a heading galleries worldwide to a general art world.
As longstanding tellurian partner of a show, BMW will offer a VIP
convey use once again and benefaction a new artworks of final year’s
BMW Art Journey leader Jamal Cyrus during a BMW Lounge during a fair.
Furthermore, a announcement covering a BMW Art Journey of Max
Hooper Schneider, leader of a esteem in 2016, will be presented. For
a launch of a mint BMW X7, a travel artist Spencer „MAR“
Guilburt will be digitally accompanied on a Mural Tour by the
city of Miami visiting murals newly combined by him and existent murals
that have sensitive his work.

BMW Art Journey
Launched in 2015, a BMW Art
Journey is a partnership between Art Basel and BMW, combined to
commend and support rising artists worldwide. This singular endowment is
open to artists who are exhibiting in a Discoveries zone during
Art Basel in Hong Kong. A judging row comprised of internationally
eminent experts accommodate initial to name a shortlist of 3 artists
from a sector, who are afterwards invited to contention proposals for a
debate directed to serve rise their ideas and artistic work. The
jury reconvenes to select a leader from a 3 proposals.

Last year’s winner, Jamal Cyrus (represented by
Inman Gallery, Houston) will be on-site presenting a artworks of his
BMW Art Journey about a idea of a Afro-Atlantic.
The idea
of a Afro-Atlantic provides a unpractical underpinning for Jamal
Cyrus’ journey. It is, in his possess words, “an intercontinental and
multinational embankment describing a dissemination of ideas between
Africa, Europe, and a Americas.” Inspired in partial by Paul Gilroy’s
papers from a early 1990s, Cyrus aims to inspect a many diverse
informative variety that have emerged by long interaction
between a continents. Such informative variety – molded by army of
conquest, colonization, slavery, industry, migration, and truth –
can be apprehended in a informative centers Cyrus visited. These
embody among others a Elmina Castle in Accra, Ghana; a Theatre
Champs-Elysees, in Paris, France; Brixton’s Electric Avenue, in,
London, England; a Alhambra in Granada, Spain; and Congo Square, in
New Orleans, United States.

The purpose of Jamal Cyrus’ BMW Art Journey was to benefit a fuller
bargain of a artistic tradition he sees himself belonging to,
and to knowledge a opposite cultures of a Afro-Atlantic. Cyrus
began a debate by entering a African continent where many
Africans left, Cape Coast, Ghana. From that indicate he retraced
migrations within a African diaspora, training how African practices
and beliefs were engrossed by new cultures and geographies.

Jamal Cyrus states: “Insights from this excursion will
have sputter effects within my use for years. we was means to
observe my home nation from opposite a Atlantic and knowledge the
change of a African diaspora on contemporary African culture.”

The announcement about a BMW Art Journey of Max Hooper
(represented by High Art, Paris and announced as
leader during Art Basel’s Miami Beach uncover in 2016) will be launched at
a fair, that was also upheld by Art Basel and BMW.

Max Hooper Schneider’s debate investigated embankment systems from
a Bikini Atoll to a Fukushima disaster “reef” in Japan, from Lake
Baikal in Russia to a seashore of Madagascar, and constructed a diverse
account around them. Importantly, any embankment complement has been
compromised by a hit with humans, and any one reveals a
specific aspect of how this communication has occurred, as good as how
tellurian and non-human agents have acted over time to remediate the
damage. Together, a reefs tell a story of genocide and resilience,
crime and rebirth.

BMW X7 Mural Tour with Spencer „MAR“
Paying loyalty to Miami as a heart for travel art,
BMW partnered adult with travel artist Spencer „MAR” Guilburt. He will go
on a debate with a mint BMW X7, that only distinguished a world
premiere during LA Auto Show, to revisit murals in a city of Miami –
partly newly combined by him and partly combined by other artists whom
are an impulse to him. The murals are located opposite Miami, from
Wynwood Art District, South Beach to Midtown Design District. The BMW
X7 Mural Tour with Spencer „MAR“ Guilburt will be common on a social
media channels of a artist,BMW and is a partnership with a Urban
Art Group.

BMW i Soho House Art and Design Talk Dec 4, 2018 at
8:00 pm

The Future of Art in a Digital Age

Together with BMW i Soho Beach House will horde a lively
contention about a destiny of art in a digital age. Panelists are
Brian Bress, a colonize in video art, and
Jamal Cyrus, latest BMW Art Journey recipient,
moderated by András Szántó. As always a BMW corner eventuality focusses on
a fruitful belligerent between art, creation and pattern and is followed
by a cocktail reception.  As partial of an ongoing collaboration, Soho
House and BMW i have co-created an general module of events and
practice focusing on art, creation and pattern via Soho
House locations in Europe and North America.

BMW is a tellurian partner of Art Basel and has upheld Art
Basel’s 3 shows in Basel, Miami Beach and Hong Kong for many years.

For serve questions greatfully contact:
Prof. Dr
Thomas Girst
BMW Group Corporate and Intergovernmental
Head of Cultural Engagement
Phone: +49 89 382 24 753

E-Mail: [email protected]

Dorothee Dines
Art Basel
Art Basel Globale Leitung
Media Relations
Telefon: +41 58 206 27 06
E-Mail: [email protected]

About Art Basel

Founded in 1970 by gallerists from Basel, Art Basel currently stages
a 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, that is reflected in a participating
galleries, artworks presented, and a calm of together programming
constructed in partnership with internal institutions for any edition.
Art Basel’s rendezvous has stretched over art fairs by a number
of new initiatives such as Art Basel Cities, operative with partner
cities on bespoke informative programs. For serve information, please

About BMW Group’s Cultural Commitment
For almost
50 years now, a BMW Group has instituted and intent in over 100
informative cooperations worldwide. The association places a categorical concentration of
a long-term joining on contemporary and complicated art, classical
song and jazz as good as pattern and design. In 1972, three
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. In
2016 and 2017, womanlike artist Cao Fei from China and American John
Baldessari combined 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, Moscow and
London, a association also partners with
heading museums and art fairs as good 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.

Further information:

The BMW Group
With a 4 brands BMW, MINI,
Rolls-Royce and BMW Motorrad, a BMW Group is a world’s leading
reward manufacturer of automobiles and motorcycles and also provides
reward financial and mobility services. The BMW Group production
network comprises 30 prolongation and public comforts in 14
countries; a association has a tellurian sales network in some-more than 140 countries.

In 2017, a BMW Group sole over 2,463,500 newcomer vehicles
and some-more than 164,000 motorcycles worldwide. The distinction before taxation in
a financial year 2017 was € 10.655 billion on revenues amounting to
€ 98.678 billion. As of 31 Dec 2017, a BMW Group had a
workforce of 129,932 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.