My Highlights from Art Basel 2014

Cecilia Alemani
Jun 10, 2014 1:02AM

What I love about Art Basel is the dialogue between the ground floor and the first floor, between the so called modern floor and the contemporary. I usually spend a lot of time walking the ground floor, discovering delicate works on paper by Hans Bellmer or Egon Schiele, among the more grandiose presentations by blue-chip galleries. I selected works spanning the 1930s to today that are a constant inspiration for what I do and that look at the human figure in its many variations.

My Selection:

Otto Dix, Portrait of the Singer Frau Stüntzner, 1932, at Galerie St. Etienne

Jay DeFeoLotus Eater No. 1, 1974, at Mitchell-Innes & Nash

Kathryn Andrews, Real Fig, 2014, at David Kordansky Gallery

Kiki Kogelnik, Dynamite Darling, 1972, at Johann König

Jorinde Voigt, Intensivierung der Kommunikation unter weitgehendem Verzicht auf Kommunikation,Niklas Luhmann, Liebe als Passion V, 2013, at Galerie Klüser   

Anna Betbeze, Woods, 2014, at Kate Werble Gallery 

Betty Tompkins, Kiss Painting #6, 2013, at Galerie Rodolphe Janssen 

Thomas Zipp, A.B.: Dream of July, 2014, at Alison Jacques Gallery 

Alice Channer, Tzunami, 2013, at The Approach

Hans Bellmer, La cruche cassée, circa. 1935, Galerie 1900-2000 

Explore Art Basel 2014 on Artsy.

Cecilia Alemani