Laurie Barron

8 artists to watch in Art Basel Miami Beach’s Positions sector

From Sungi Mlengeya’s ethereal portraits to Claudia Peña Salinas’ ode to mythologies, Positions presents emerging artists whose work explores diversity, sensuality, and power

Sungi Mlengeya, Huru, 2021. Courtesy of Afriart Gallery, Kampala.
Sungi Mlengeya, Huru, 2021. Courtesy of Afriart Gallery, Kampala.
Sungi Mlengeya, Huru, 2021. Courtesy of Afriart Gallery, Kampala.
Lewis Hammond, Carbon, 2021. Courtesy of the artist and Arcadia Missa, London. Photo by Gunter Lepowski.
Lewis Hammond, Carbon, 2021. Courtesy of the artist and Arcadia Missa, London. Photo by Gunter Lepowski.
Lewis Hammond, Carbon, 2021. Courtesy of the artist and Arcadia Missa, London. Photo by Gunter Lepowski.
Soshiro Matsubara, Last Night III, 2020. Courtesy the artist, Croy Nielsen, Vienna, and Union Pacific, London. Photo by kunst-dokumentation.
Soshiro Matsubara, Last Night III, 2020. Courtesy the artist, Croy Nielsen, Vienna, and Union Pacific, London. Photo by kunst-dokumentation.
Soshiro Matsubara, Last Night III, 2020. Courtesy the artist, Croy Nielsen, Vienna, and Union Pacific, London. Photo by kunst-dokumentation.

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