June 16­ – 21, 2014
Basel, Switzerland
Booth D16

Beers Contemporary is thrilled to be a part of VOLTA’s 10th anniversary edition at Art Basel with 3 extremely talented artists: Anthony Goicolea, Selma Parlour and Evren Sungur.


ANTHONY GOICOLEA (b. 1971, USA) obtained an MFA in Sculpture and Photography from the Pratt Institute of Art (1996) as well as a BFA in Drawing and Painting from the University of Georgia (1994). Goicolea has shown extensively internationally gaining notable solo and group exhibitions in France, Germany, Switzerland, Canada, Spain, New Zealand, Korea, China, UK, Scandinavia and the USA (2000-2013). Goicolea was also been granted the Cintas Fellowship in 2006, the 2005 BMW Photo Paris Award, the Bronx Museum ‘Artist in the Market Place’ program in 1998 and the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant in 1997. Goicolea’s work has been included in private and public collections worldwide: Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, Museum of Modern Art and Guggenheim Museum of Art, New York; Groninger Museum, The Netherlands; El Museo de Arte Contemporaneo de Castilla, Spain and Israel Museum, Jerusalem. The artist has been the subject of four separate US publications and has been featured in ARTnews, Art in America, the New Yorker, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, the Chicago Sun-Times and the Chicago Tribune.


SELMA PARLOUR (b. 1976, UK) holds a PhD in Art from Goldsmiths (2013). Parlour’s work has been acquired by Saatchi Gallery and the Creative Cities Collection, Beijing. Selected group exhibitions include: Creative Cities Collection & Exhibition, The Barbican, London (2012), Selma Parlour & Yelena Popova, Horton Gallery, New York (2012) and Bloomberg New Contemporaries, S1 Artspace, Sheffield & ICA, London (2011). Parlour has also been selected for inclusion in the forthcoming publication by Thames & Hudson titled, 100 Painters of Tomorrow.


EVREN SUNGUR (b. 1980, Turkey) holds a BA in Fine Arts from the Mimar Sinan Fine Arts University (2007) as well as a BA in Engineering-Architecture from Yeditepe University (2002). Solo exhibitions include Tour De Force, Galeri Zilberman, Istanbul (2012), Instabul Summer Exhibition, Sanat Limani, Istanbul (2011) and Volume I, Galeri Espas, Istanbul (2010). Fair participation includes: Contemporary Istanbul (2011), Marrakech Art Fair, (2011) and Berliner Liste, (2011). Sungur is also one of the artists included in 100 Painters of Tomorrow.