Germaine Richier Grand cheval à six têtes, 1954 - 1956 Polished bronze 39 3/8 x 38 x 17 3/8 inches 100 x 97 x 44 cm Signed, numbered, and foundry stamp ‘G. Richier 00/5 L. Thinot fondeur Paris’ © 2011, ProLitteris, Zurich - Galerie Jacques de la Béraudière - Genève

From June 15 to June 19, 2011 – MCH Swiss Exhibition (Basel) Ltd

The world’s premier international art show for Modern and contemporary works, Art Basel features nearly 300 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. More than 2,500 artists, ranging from the great masters of Modern art to the latest generation of emerging stars, are represented in the show’s multiple sections. The exhibition includes the highest-quality paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations, photographs, video and editioned works.

62,500 people attended Art 41 Basel, the last edition of this favorite rendezvous for the global artworld, including art collectors, art dealers, artists, curators and other art enthusiasts.

Meret Oppenheim - Pflanzen - 1954 - Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna

ith its world-class museums, outdoor sculptures, theaters, concert halls, idyllic medieval old town and new buildings by leading architects, Basel ranks as a culture capital, and that cultural richness helps put the Art Basel week on the agenda for art lovers from all over the globe. During Art Basel, a fascinating atmosphere fills this traditional city, as the international art show is reinforced with exhibitions and events all over the region.

Located on the banks of the Rhine, at the border between Switzerland, France and Germany, Basel is easily navigated by foot and trams.

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