Things to See at Art Basel in Hong Kong
A mainstay of the global contemporary art scene and the foremost champion of Asia’s own creativity, Art Basel in Hong Kong returns next month with a programme that’s as vibrant as it’s innovative. A plethora of international and domestic galleries will pr
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Bernard frize The Austrian gallery has a long a tradition of representing modern art. Its group show for this year’s fair is a perfect example, with artists such as Alice Attie, Herbert Brandl, Imi Knoebel and Günter Umberg— all pivotal figures of today’s visual practice—displaying contemporary pieces spanning mixed-media compositions, sculptures and abstract paintings. Among the exhibits, four works by French painter Bernard Frize are perhaps most captivating in their variety. Frize is known for using a multitude of materials and techniques, each of his creations a layered composition derived from elaborately constructed rules and carefully choreographed acts of painting. The pieces on show are reflective of this practice; from wide brushes to geometric grid patterns, they reference minimalism, abstract expressionism and colour field painting, for a truly eclectic approach to art.