Baloise Art Prize at Art Basel 2021 from 7 September 2021

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Baloise Art Prize at Art Basel 2021

07.09.2021 / 14:01


Basel, September 7, 2021. The Baloise Group has a long tradition of promoting talent. For many years I offered to enter into a sustainable career. This support concept also shapes Baloise’s commitment to art – through purchases for his own collection and through the Baloise Art Prize, awarded to two young, emerging talents each year.

The two prizes, each 30,000.00 Swiss francs, were awarded in the Account Statements sector at Art Basel in Basel by a jury made up of international experts. In addition, Baloise acquires collections of works from the winners and donates these artworks to two major European museums, currently Musée für Gegenwart, Berlin and MUDAM, Musée d’Art Moderne Grand-Duc Jean, Luxembourg.

The commitment to promoting art includes prize money, business purchases, grants for the data sector, and museum exhibitions for winners with a total support of approximately CHF 250 thousand annually. Baloise’s long-standing commitment to promoting young artists at Art Basel has attracted a great deal of international interest. The list of award winners is long. Many today can consider themselves among the leaders in the global art scene: www.baloiseart.com. During Art Basel 2021 (September 24-26, 2021), Studio Baloise will be exhibiting in Hall 2.2. All winners and their works.

The nominees for the Baloise Art Prize 2021
Evgeny Antofeyev, Vartan Avakian, Elaine Cameron Weir, Jonathan Lyndon Chase, Cameron Claiborne, Matt Kobson, Rafa Esparza, Edith Carlson, Caroline Mesquita, Hannah Meliti? , Diane Severin Nguyen, Andres Pereira Paz, Jesse Diamond Reeves, Rose Simpson, Dina Yago, Liu Yifu and Min Yun.

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The Jury for the Baloise Art Prize 2021
Marie-Noel Farsi, Curator/Chair of the Group, MUDAM, Luxembourg; Gra? Yna Kulczyk, entrepreneur, art patron and founder of Muzeum Susch; Stephen Aquin, director of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Doctor. Sven Bikstet, curator of Hamburger Bahnhof – Für Gegenwart Museum, Berlin and Martin Schwander, artistic advisor to Blois, chair of the jury.

The jury’s decision will be announced at the Art Basel media conference on Tuesday, September 21, 2021, at 2 pm.

Baloise Group is more than a traditional insurance company. Their business activities focus on the changing security needs and services of society in the digital age. So Baloise’s 7,700 or so employees focus on the desires of their customers. Optimum customer service as well as innovative products and services make Baloise the first choice for all people who simply want to feel safe. In the heart of Europe, headquartered in Basel, the Baloise Group acts as a provider of prevention, pension, assistance and insurance solutions. Its primary markets are Switzerland, Germany, Belgium and Luxembourg. In Switzerland, it also operates as a provider of focused financial services with Baloise Bank SoBa, a combination of insurance and banking services. Baloise operates its business with innovative pension products for private clients across Europe from its center of jurisdiction in Luxembourg. Bâloise Holding AG’s stake is listed on the main part of the SIX Swiss Stock Exchange.


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