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Art Basel:the central meeting place for the international art world


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Art Basel 2013 | Impression
MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG

The 44th edition of Art Basel closed on Sunday, June 16, 2013, with galleries reporting exceptionally strong sales across all levels, as Basel once again became the central meeting place for the international art world.

Art Basel, whose lead partner is UBS, attracted a record of 70,000 visitors, generating an attendance of 86,000 over the six show days. Representatives and groups from over 70 museums around the world attended the show, alongside major private collectors from North and South America, Europe, and Asia. A significant number of artists attended this year's edition, including: Kader Attia, Tom Burr, Thomas Demand, Meschac Gaba, Theaster Gates, Isa Genzken, Dominique Gonzalez-Foerster, Joana Hadjithomas & Khalil Joreige, Noriyuki Haraguchi, Roni Horn, Christian Jankowski, Idris Khan, Jorge Macchi, Steve McQueen, Matt Mullican, Sean Scully, Jim Shaw, John Stezaker, Eduardo Terrazas, Mickalene Thomas, Tunga and Danh Vo.

Art Basel 2013 | Unlimited | Impression
MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG

The Baloise Art Prize was this year awarded to Jenni Tischer (Krobath) from Germany and Kemang Wa Lehulere from South Africa (Stevenson).

Jenni Tischherr | Krobath
Art Basel 2013 | Statements | Jenni Tischherr | Krobath
MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG

Kemang Wa Lehulere | Stevenson
Art Basel 2013 | Statements | Kemang Wa Lehulere | Stevenson
MCH Messe Schweiz (Basel) AG

Next Art Basel will be held on 19 ~  22,June 2014.

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