UBS Art Collection: Art Basel Hong Kong 2017

March 31, 2017

International media brunch panel discussion with Michael Craig Martin during UBS Art Basel Hong Kong 2017 at UBS VIP Lounge, Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre on 23 March 2017, Hong Kong, China. Photo By: Ike Li

This year the new major publication UBS Art Collection: To Art its Freedom, have display in the UBS VIP Lounge during the panel discussion with Michael Craig-Martin, and the first major publication in nearly a decade which available for the first time in Asia.

The new deluxe 274 pages hardback overview of the UBS Art Collection: To Art its Freedom, published by Hatje Cantz, also includes a history of the collection by Global Head of the UBS Art Collection Mary Rozell and an essay by art scholar, Dieter Buchhart.

UBS Art Basel Hong Kong 2017 Panel Discussion with Michael Craig Martin

” UBS is focused on offering our clients relevant perspective and insights around the topics that are important to them, whether it’s their financial goals or their personal passion for things like art. ” said by Kathryn Shih, President Asia Pacific of UBS

” Our long-standing partnership with Art Basel reflects that goal by enhancing out ability to help clients understand and navigate today’s contemporary art market. As the appetite for contemporary art continues to grow dramatically in the region, Art Basel in Hong Kong remains an unparalleled venue for connecting local and international collectors with today’s most important artists and their work. ” said by Kathryn Shih, President Asia Pacific of UBS

Johan Jervoe, Global Chief Marketing Officer, UBS & Michael Craig-Martin | Photo By: Ike Li

The volume features more than 200 color illustrations of works by established and emerging artists.

According to Deborah Ehrlich, Regional Manager APAC, UBS Art Collection ” The selection showcase 24 artworks by 14 artists that offer insight into the history and evolution of the collection, as well as new acquisitions that reflect the current moment in contemporary art. ”

Significant Artists Include:

Andreas Gursky | Michael Craig-Martin | Samson Young | Ed Ruscha | Christian Marclay | Thomas Demand

” UBS Art Collection: To Art its Freedom is intended to juxtapose Pop art geometric abstractions and photography, resulting in a dynamic exchange of some of the most intriguing and influential artists and ideas from 1962 to the present. The range of artwork featured in the publication and in the UBS lounge underscores the company’s long-standing commitment to contemporary art. ” Said by Mary Rozell, Global Head of UBS Art Collection

UBS takes a dynamic approach to the collection, continue to grow and evolve its holdings, acquiring works from around the world in accordance with the geographical reach of its business.

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Written by Luxuria Lifestyle Hong Kong & Macau

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