In Pictures: See the Best of Art Basel Unlimited 2022, From a Painting Made of Hardware-Store Finds to a Shipping Container-Turned-Sculpture


Open to the public this week, Art Basel is one of the biggest art market moments of the year. However, Unlimited, Art Basel’s signature platform for large projects, has a particular focus. big.. This year, Messeplatz hosts 70 large artworks, from hanging sculptures made from shipping containers by Kennedy Yanko to monumental 1988 paintings by Keith Haring.

This year’s edition is curated by Giovanni Carmine, director of Kunst Halle Sankt Gallen. By focusing primarily on 2D creations, this display can take advantage of 3D space a bit, unlike last year’s outings, which reflected the market’s obsession with current paintings. Videos, installations, sculptures, and (yes) paintings are on display by Theaster Gates, Francis Alÿs, Jenny Holzer, Rebecca Horn, Martha Rosler, Marianna Simnett, Wolfgang Tillmans and more.

“Unlimited 2022 is clearly intense and reflects the paradoxical times we live in,” Carmine said in a statement. Loneliness and indifference. The chant is bigger and more identifiable. “

See the highlights of the fan’s favorite section below.

Andrea Zitter, AZ Personal Unifrms, 20: Fall / Winter 2003 – Spring / Summer 2013..Courtesy Rebirth Project

Liu Wei, size (2021). Courtesy Whitechapel.

Louisa Gagliardi, Tate-a-Tate (2022).Courtesy Eva Presenhuber collaborates with Dawid Radziszewski and Rudolphe Janssen

Kennedy Janko, By means other than known sensations (2022).Courtesy Vielmetter Los Angeles

Folkert de Jong, Shooting … July 1st (2006).Courtesy Sophie Van de Verde

Folkert de Jong, Shooting … July 1st (2006).Courtesy Sophie Van de Verde

Martha Rosler, Beautiful body, or beauty is painless, Ca. 1966–72. Courtesy Nagel Draxler.

Michelangelo Pistlet, Uffizi Gallery (2003).

Sea Star Gates, Home improvement painting (2020/2022).Courtesy Gray

Hanne Dalpoven, OST-West-Democracy (1983). Photo by Dorian Baticca.

Huang Young Ping, American Kitchen and Chinese Cockroaches (2019). Courtesy turtle menur.

Rachel Whiteread, Untitled (2nd floor) (2001). Courtesy Gagosian.

Isabella Duclot, Mishima Omaggio (homage to Mishima) (2016). Courtesy of Disera Capitaine and Standard.

Isabella Duclot, Mishima Omaggio (homage to Mishima) (2016). Polite Disera Capitaine and Standard.

Antonio Molinero, Sans Titre (Vivasse) (2022). Courtesy Christoph Gaillard.

Thomas Price, Moment included (2022). Photo by Dorian Baticca.

Jim Show, Not after Superman died (2014). Courtesy Gagosian.

Choi Jie, People’s Square (2022). Photo by Dorian Baticca.

Andorra Ultraman, Vandals Last (2011/2022). Courtesy David Zeviner.

Rafaela Vogel, Miss Vogel’s (missed) education (2021). Courtesy BQ.

Juan Munoz, 3 Chinese (1999). Photo by Dorian Baticca.

Mounira Al Solh, From sunset to sunset (2022). Courtesy Sfeir Semler.

Keith Haring, Untitled, May 7th (1988). Photo by Dorian Baticca.

Jim Show, Not after Superman died (2014). Photo by Dorian Baticca.

Stanofilco, Environment S.FILKLINIC.DEATH S.F. (2006). Courtesy Leia.

Stan Filko, Environment S.FILKLINIC.DEATH S.F.  , 2006. Provided by: Layr.

Stanofilco, Environment S.FILKLINIC.DEATHS.F (2006). Courtesy Leia.

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