This upcoming week Art Basel presents the 2013th edition of its premier international art show in Switzerland. From the 13th to the 16th of June, Art Basel, one of the leading art fairs on Modern and Contemporary art in the world, opens its doors to public. Founded in 1970 by the gallerists Erns Beyeler, Trudi Bruckner and Balz Hilt, the show was a real success from the very beginning. During its first edition, the fair presented 90 galleries and attracted 16,300 visitors, and became with the years a very dynamic and prestigious platform to establish relations between art galleries, artists, collectors, and to engage new public into the art world. 43 years later, and mainly sponsored by UBS, Art Basel brings together 300 galleries from all around the world with the highest quality works. The fair invites several experienced and recognized experts to curate such event, in order to achieve the best art selection and display at the fair. The top quality and uniqueness of the art pieces are what truly characterize this exceptional show, hosting extraordinary works from established and renown artists, as well as the latests emerging talents in the art market. As the German newspaper, Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung mentioned, it’s Art in its best form. For this reason, this blue-chip art fair seduces a high number of art collectors coming from all over the world. On this edition, the fair is expecting to attract this year 50,000 visitors, including the most important art investors in the world. If you have the chance to travel to Switzerland do not hesitate to visit Basel. Have a nice week!
By Beyond Arting team | Published 10 June, 2013