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18 Must-See Figurative Works from Art Basel Online

Peter Saul, Stupid Argument, 2010 - 2011. Courtesy Michael Werner Gallery
 

By PAUL LASTER, March 2020

While in quarantine and social distancing we can still use a bit of cultural and person-to-person interaction, so we’ve sifted through the newly launched Art Basel Online Viewing Rooms for our favorite figurative works of art for you to add to your imaginary collection.

Scroll through the must-see artworks that we’ve selected and add more of your favorite pieces by visiting the Online Viewing Rooms through March 25, 2020. WM
 

Anne Collier, Woman Crying (Comic) #11, 2019. Courtesy Gladstone Gallery


Allison Katz, Flowery (Duck), 2017 - 2018. Courtesy Antenna Space
 

Nicola Tyson, Self-Portrait: Doll, 2020. Courtesy Petzel
 

Woody De Othello, Pushing Away Keeping Out, 2020. Courtesy Jessica Silverman Gallery


 Georg Baselitz, Arriva: La scuola di Lucio, 2019. Courtesy Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac


 Keiichi Tanaami, The Laughing Spider, 2016. Courtesy Nanzuka
 

 Paulina Olowska, Haunted Houses, 2019. Courtesy Simon Lee Gallery


Farah Atassi, Model in Studio 5, 2020. Courtesy François Ghebaly
 

NS Harsha, Beginning, 2019, Courtesy Chemould Prescott Road 


 Martin Kippenberger, Fred the Frog Rings the Bell, 1990. Courtesy Skarstedt


Gilbert & George, Rosy, 2019. Courtesy Sprüth Magers
 

George Condo, Transformations, 2019. Courtesy Hauser & Wirth
 

 Oscar Chan, Night of the Living Dead, 2020. Courtesy Gallery Exit
 

Lisa Yuskavage, The Magicians II, 2019. Courtesy David Zwirner
 

Jonathan Meese, Dein Bergmassiv"Stubenkäse", Null Zeit für Jeans!, 2019. Courtesy Galerie Krinzinger
 

Neo Rauch, Die Wächter, 2019. Courtesy Galerie Eigen + Art
 

Urs Fischer, Angst, 2020. Courtesy Sadie Coles HQ

 

 

Paul Laster

Paul Laster is a writer, editor, curator, artist and lecturer. He’s a contributing editor at ArtAsiaPacific and Whitehot Magazine of Contemporary Art and writer for Time Out New York, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia, Galerie Magazine, Sculpture, Art & Object, Cultured, Architectural Digest, Garage, Surface, Ocula, Observer, ArtPulse, Conceptual Fine Arts and Glasstire. He was the founding editor of Artkrush, started The Daily Beast’s art section, and was art editor of Russell Simmons’ OneWorld Magazine, as well as a curator at P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center, now MoMA PS1.

 

 

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