Art Basel

Jun 13, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019 
Messe Basel, Basel, Switzerland
CH-4005 Basel

Art Basel 2019 will be held on 13 - 16 June in Messe Basel, Switzerland. It invites nearly 300 galleries to showcase paintings, sketches, prints, graphics, sculptures and tableaux. Over 4000 artists fill the exhibition halls, creating the biggest event of its kind in the European region. Gallerists, curators, collectors, architects, art lawyers and critics are regular patrons. The remarkable supporting programme of Art Basel includes talks, discussions and panels.

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Art Basel in Switzerland is the most influential art show on a global scale. Even though its events in Miami and Hong Kong enjoy immense popularity in their own right, the show in Messe Basel is where it all originated and its traditions and modernity create a unique blend for art lovers.
The public days of Art Basel 2019 are 13 - 16 June (Thursday to Sunday). The two days before that are marked as invitation only. Over 95,000 visitors are expected to experience the next Art Basel. The occasion will hold a certain distinction, being the show's 50th edition.

who can you meet at the event

Who can you meet there

Art Basel attracts European, American and Asian collectors interested in 20th and 21-st century art. The event is the universally acknowledged meeting point for the art world, giving room to discovery but also to conversation, collaboration, expansion, validation and inspiration.
As such, Art Basel 2019 is also on the agenda of international artists, public institutions, foundations, gallerists, museum directors, scholars, art historians and dealers.

Past editions

what makes this event special

What makes it special

Art comes in many forms, as demonstrated in each sector of Art Basel 2019. The Galleries displays modern paintings, drawings and sculptures but also installations and works created through photo, video and digital media. Feature captures projects by acknowledged artists from different generations, cultures and styles. Statements is dedicated to new artists, eligible for the Baloise Art Prize. Edition is where visitors can see rare editioned works, prints, etc. - result of the cooperation between acclaimed artists and top publishers. Unlimited is the sector for large-scale works and live performances. Parcours places site-specific artworks and performances in chosen Basel locations. Film introduces films by/about artists, while Magazines focuses on art publications.

quick info

Organiser:MCH Swiss Exhibition (Basel) Ltd.
Frequency:every year
Sectors: Arts / Antiques
Website:Art Basel 

important facts

  • 290+ galleries
  • 300+ museums and institutions
  • 4000+ artists
  • 95,000 visitors

next editions

Art Basel 2020

Jun 18, 2020 - Jun 21, 2020book now for 2020

Art Basel 2021

Dates are not known yet
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Messe Basel

CH-4005 Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Coordinates: 47.565059661865234, 7.600719928741455

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