With a booth exhibiting a wide array of artworks by contemporary masters such as Damien Hirst, emblematic blue-chip pieces by renowned names, and selected works by some of the gallery’s artists, HG Contemporary was the booth to visit at Scope Miami Beach.
Curated by the owner of the gallery, Philippe Hoerle-Guggenheim, the curation connected pivotal artists from the past 50 years with their rising counterparts. The gallery unveiled never before seen paintings by Richard Hambleton including iconic works from the 80’s, his most important years. Andy Warhol’s Gun, a quintessential silkscreen that defines Warhol’s obsession with death after being shot by Valerie Solanas, depicting the same .32 handgun Solanas shot him with; was the centerpiece of the booth. Featured also were two paintings by German artist Karen Shahverdyan, discovered by Hoerle-Guggenheim, whose eerie portraits of beach scenes present to the viewer a sentimentalism that is visionary in the foreground of Miami.
About HG Contemporary
HG Contemporary is a global fine art gallery founded and curated by Philippe Hoerle-Guggenheim in the United States and Europe; New York, Madrid, and Napa Valley. Hoerle-Guggenheim has built a reputation for identifying and cultivating artists worldwide and producing shows that embrace groundbreaking aesthetics, concepts and visual expression. Hoerle-Guggenheim has an unparalleled eye for quality, combined with a distinct skill for nurturing and promoting new art. HG Contemporary exhibits both internationally and locally acclaimed artists whose processes and backgrounds are unique, diverse, and relevant. HG Contemporary prioritizes personal investigation and individual narratives with a mission to create value for art collectors and artists alike. This commitment carries an innovative and clear vision about producing exceptional art exhibitions as well as a deep understanding of visual culture’s function within and beyond the walls of the gallery.
Philippe Hoerle-Guggenheim and HG Contemporary has represented artists and produced exhibitions featuring AICAN, Alison Jackson, Arsen Savadov, Dan Eldon, Doug Menuez, Jason Dussault, Massimo Agostinelli, Mehwish Iqbal, Nelson Saiers, Natvar Bhavsar, Domingo Zapata, Simon Zabell, Stuart McAlpine Miller, and Zurab Tsereteli. Philippe Hoerle-Guggenheim is also known for curating beyond the HG Contemporary walls; partnering with brands like Aston Martin and Louis XIII and street artists, e.g. Kobra; curating relevant projects across the globe.
When asked about his plans for Miami next year, Philippe Hoerle-Guggenheim responded that HG Contemporary plans to switch to the more respectable art fair; Art Miami. Keep up with Philippe Hoerle-Guggenheim and HG Contemporary by following them on Instagram at @HGContemporary.
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