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Text Art: 10 Artists who use the power of words in  art – Online Viewing Rooms, Art Basel 2020

The breakout of the COVID-19 and George Floyd's homicide, two episodes that have shaken the world.
A virus that came to change our ways of living and rethink the future and a clear injustice episode that made thousands of people from all over the world are going back to the streets despite the presence of the virus with a simple and clear message: "Lives matters".

@Blancart started recently on Instagram a campaign called #textart with the purpose of "share the art voices" during these times. Art Basel Switzerland is celebrating its 50th anniversary within the Online Viewing Rooms open till today 26th of June. Blanc Art has decided to select the most controversial and touching pieces that are sending out a clear message of how some artists are thinking or feeling and for what they stand for in these uncertain times.

I GOTTA GET A HOLD OF MYSELF, 2020

Artist: Jeffrey Gibson

Gallery: Sikkema Jenkins & Co.

Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Online Viewing Rooms, 2020
Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Online Viewing Rooms, 2020

Citational Ethics (Saidiya Hartman, 2017), 2020

Artist: Ja' Tovia Gary

Gallery: Paula Cooper Gallery

Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Online Viewing Rooms, 2020
Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Online Viewing Rooms, 2020

We Are The Silent Majority, 2019

Artist: Gardar Eide Einarsson

Gallery: Nils Stærk

Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Viewing Rooms Online,2020
Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Viewing Rooms Online,2020

Quebra, 2020

Artist: Renata Lucas

Gallery: Galeria Luisa Strina

Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Online Viewing Rooms, 2020
Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Online Viewing Rooms, 2020

Scrawl 17 (It Will Never...), 2020

Artist: Betty Tompkins

Gallery: PPOW

 

Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Online Viewing Rooms, 2020
Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Online Viewing Rooms, 2020

The Closest I am to LOVE is You, 2019

Artist: Tracey Emin

Gallery: Xavier Hufkens

 

Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Online Viewing Rooms, 2020
Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Online Viewing Rooms, 2020

Valor, 2020

Artist: Jack Pierson

Gallery: Regen Projects

Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Viewing Rooms Online, 2020
Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Viewing Rooms Online, 2020

Ahoy There, 2020

Artist: Sean Landers

Gallery: greengrassi

Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Viewing Rooms Online, 2020
Ph: Via @Artbasel website, Viewing Rooms Online, 2020

"Cartas al cielo" , 2020

Artist: Alicia Framis

Gallery: Galería Juana de Aizpuru

Ph: Via @artbasel website, Viewing Rooms Online, 2020
Ph: Via @artbasel website, Viewing Rooms Online, 2020

Forbidden in Heaven, Useless in Hell, 2019

Artist: Tobias Rehberger

Gallery: Neugerriemschneider

 

Via @Artbasel website, Viewing Rooms, Online, 2020
Via @Artbasel website, Viewing Rooms, Online, 2020
All images were taken from the website Art Basel Online Viewing Rooms; Blanc Art's main goal is to inspire and share art without money purposes. If you are interested in some of the shared artworks please contact the gallery directly.

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