Tag: galleries in Basel

Art Basel (4) – What I like. Simply.

At a place with over 300 galleries and more than 4 000 artists from all over the world, it is of course impossible to mention everything one likes. Actually, if you have the slightest interest in contemporary art, it is much better you go there yourself next year; a pas to all four exhibition days is € 95 and I find it worth every … Read More Art Basel (4) – What I like. Simply.

Art Basel (3) – Art in Basel outside Art Basel

There is a lot going on all the time, all over Basel. But there are three major points beyond the Art Basel space itself, namely Parcours in the Klingental area next to Mittlere Bridge – walking distance from the Art Basel Halls and part of Art Basel; then there is Design Miama/Basel which is in the Art Basel complex and, finally, SCOPE at Uferstrasse … Read More Art Basel (3) – Art in Basel outside Art Basel

Art Basel (2) – Some observations and trends

Art Basel (1) Art Basel is two sections – the “classical” two floors in the Fair Centre and the huge “Unlimited” hall with “projects that transcend the limitations of a classical art-fair stand.” Can one discern any trends out of the bewildering diversity of art at the Art Basel? Here are a few observations without prioritizing: • one trend is that there is no … Read More Art Basel (2) – Some observations and trends

Art Basel 2013 (1)

Evelina Cajacob, Hand Arbeit 2011 It is huge and totally bewildering, the Art Basel fair. It’s dynamic history dating back to 1970 and three Basel gallerists explains to some extent why it is the world’s foremost gathering of galleries, collectors, investors, art lovers, etc. Nowhere else can you see more than 300 art galleries presenting more than 4000 artists and making business to the … Read More Art Basel 2013 (1)