Tom Chen, Benjamin Genocchio
In its inaugural edition, Art Basel in Hong Kong welcomed over 240 galleries from all over the world to the Hong Kong Exhibition Centre. Organizers estimate that art by more than 3,000 artists is on display.ARTINFO's Benjamin Genocchio takes us on a tour of...
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HONG KONG – In its inaugural partnership with Art Basel, Swiss watchmaker Audemars Piguet will exhibit a commemorative Royal Oak model and a selection of classic watches from its 138 years of heritage at Art Basel Hong Kong from May 23 to 26.The showcase will...
Gianni Jetzer, director of the Swiss Institute in New York, will return in June to curate Art Basel’s Unlimited Sector for the second time. But this year, the section of the famous Swiss art fair dedicated to supersized art will...
Famous Champagne brand Ruinart will be the official supplier of sparkling wines for seven art fairs this year: Art Paris (March 28 to Apr 1), MiArt Milan (Apr 5 to 7), Zona Maco Mexico (Apr 10 to 14), Art Brussels (Apr 18 to 21), Art Cologne (Apr 19 to 22),...
New York-based French artist Bernar Venet joined an elite fraternity when he designed a one-of-a-kind supercar for Alsatian automaker Bugatti.Legendary painters Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein and Andy Warhol, among others, all created so-called "art...
Tom Chen, Clare Pennington
BEIJING — On May 23, Hong Kong will become the third location to have an international contemporary art fair that bears the Art Basel name. More than half of the participating galleries at Art Basel Hong Kong are based in Asia. Speaking at a news...
If you’ll be hitting the international arts and culture circuit in 2013, there’s one name you need to know: Pret a Diner. Now in its third year, the innovative pop-up dining experience looks forward to its most international year yet in 2013 with stops in Rio...
This week, the 43rd edition of Art Basel — and its attendent parties, events, and satellite fairs — has given the art world an eyeful. For those of us who couldn't make it to Switzerland, there are plenty of photos from the fairs. Herein we've gathered all...
Since launching in 2000, Art Basel's Art Unlimited section has provided a venue for works that are too big or unruly to fit into the fair's booths, from large-scale sculpture and video projections to installations and performance art. This year the section...
We already know that Marina Abramovic will likely go down in art history as the first artist to successfully bring performance art into a museum context, thanks to her blockbuster 2010 retrospective at the Museum of Modern Art. But how about bringing...
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