The international art show features about 300 leading art galleries from 30 countries on all continents. Art Basel is the world's premier modern and contemporary art fair. 20th- and 21st-century art works by over 2000 artists will be on display. 55000 art collectors, art dealers, artists, curators and art lovers attend the annual meeting place of the art community.
On show will be paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations, photographs and editions as well as video and digital art by over 2000 artists. The full spectrum of modern and contemporary art will be represented: from the great masters of modern art to the latest generation of artists.
1800 media representatives report on Art Basel. The New York Times has called Art Basel the “Olympics of the Art World”. According to the Paris daily Le Monde, Art Basel is “la meilleure foire du monde”, and the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung describes the international art show as “Die beste Kunst ist gerade gut genug.
During Art Basel, the cultural city of Basel becomes a world mecca of art. A fascinating atmosphere is generated; reinforced with exhibitions and events hosted all over town. Worldclass museums, outdoor sculptures, theaters, concert halls, idyllic medieval old town and interesting new buildings by leading architects, art has always been part of Basel life. Located on the river rhine - where Switzerland France and Germany meet - Basel is easy to reach. We look forward to welcome you for Art 37 Basel.