Galerie Urs Meile at ART 42 Basel, 15-19 June 2011
Hall 2.1, Booth P15
On the occasion of ART 42 Basel, Galerie Urs Meile Beijing-Lucerne is going to present a selection of
recent works by their represented artists. The selection will include new artworks by Ai Weiwei, Anatoly
Shuravlev, Andreas Golder, Julia Steiner, Li Dafang, Liu Ding, Xia Xiaowan and Xie Nanxing.
Furthermore we would like to inform you that we will present Ai Weiwei's "Fairytale People" at our
booth. The portraits (c-prints, each 100 x 100 cm, unicum) are part of "Fairytale", a mulitlayered
project, Ai Weiwei developed for documenta 12 (2007).
Under the title “A Tranquil Order“ Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland presented the first solo
show of young Chinese artist Li Gang (*1986) earlier this year. The artist uses a number of media
ranging from painting and photography to installation and objects. On the occassion of Art 42 Basel
the artist’s work will be introduced to the international audience.
Furthermore Galerie Urs Meile will present for the first time at Art Basel new works by the young
German artist Christian Schoeler who is the current artist-in-residence at the gallery’s residency in
Beijing. Schoeler is known for his watercolors and oil paintings in which he reflects contemporary
ideas of fragility, beauty and vulnerability.
Please also notice the current exhibitions at Galerie Urs Meile:
Galerie Urs Meile, Beijing, China
Wim Delvoye (May 14 - July 31, 2011)
Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Switzerland
Chen Hui "Reduce Internal Fire" (April 15 - July 30, 2011)
AI WEIWEI - CHEN HUI - DU JIE - ANDREAS GOLDER - HE YUNCHANG (A CHANG) - L/B - LI
DAFANG - LI GANG - LI ZHANYANG - LIU DING - MENG HUANG - QIU SHIHUA - CHRISTIAN
SCHOELER - SHAN FAN - ANATOLY SHURAVLEV - TRACEY SNELLING - JULIA STEINER - NOT
VITAL - WANG XINGWEI - XIA XIAOWAN - XIA XING - XIE NANXING