Art Basel Cities initiative partners with Buenos Aires


The new Art Basel Cities initiative, announced in March 2016, partners with Buenos Aires and plans to present its first programme in late 2017, drawing upon the city’s multi-layered cultural scene.

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“Fair-tigued”: Are there too many art fairs?


Art Radar investigates the burgeoning fair industry, its effects on the art world and the diverse perspectives of dealers, collectors, artists, critics and the slew of players in the global art scene.

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Art Basel Hong Kong 2015: new calendar and format successful – fair round up


The third edition of Art Basel Hong Kong closed on 17 March 2015 with strong sales and a star-studded turn-out, offering rich regional flavours and providing a significant boost to the Asian art scene.

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Adeline Ooi is new Asia director for Art Basel Hong Kong


Art Basel appoints Adeline Ooi as Director Asia. Malaysian Adeline Ooi starts her new role as Director Asia of Art Basel in January 2015, stepping up from her previous role as VIP Relations Manager for Southeast Asia. She brings specialised … Continue reading

Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 now a key fixture on the global art calendar – Fair round up


Art Basel Hong Kong 2014 closed on 18 May 2014 with USD1 billion worth of art on sale and over 65,000 visitors confirming its place on the global art calendar.

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Globalisation of contemporary art market evident in growth of art fairs – The Economist


ART FAIRS ECONOMY A recent article in the Economist comments on the globalisation of art and how art fairs accelerate the transnational exposure of artists, something that could become necessary for artists if they want to attract the attention of serious … Continue reading