From June 14 to June 17, 2012 – Messe Basel, Messeplatz

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.

65,000 people attended Art 42 Basel, the last edition of this favorite rendezvous for the global artworld, including art collectors, art dealers, artists, curators and other art enthusiasts.

A Gentil Carioca | Rodrigo Torres | Uns trocados (Some change), 2009 | Courtesy of the artist and A Gentil Carioca


Wi
th 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.

Galerie VidalCuglietta | Zin Taylor | Thoughts about twelves cups, seven fingers and one cane manifested into a form (study)


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

Art Basel Website