The sisters, Karine and Virginie Glustin started Galerie Glustin manly focusing on exclusive pieces from the 18th and 19th centuries, and later expanded into 20th-century furniture, and the most recent…
The Art Basel 2018 show brings the international art world together, with 290 of the world’s leading galleries showing the works of over 4,000 artists. A full program of artworld talks takes place each day. Exhibitions and events are also offered by cultural institutions in Basel and the surrounding area, creating an exciting, region-wide art week.
Art Basel in Basel kicked off last Monday with the opening of Art Basel Unlimited, the fair’s section for museum-scale installations, located this year on the upper floor of Messe Basel’s Hall 1. Seventy-two presentations have been mounted for this seventh edition of Unlimited, with Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden curator-at-large Gianni Jetzer at the helm.
While Art Basel Unlimited has traditionally focused on large-scale sculpture and installation, there has been a steady rise in the amount of video presented in the section. That shift continues this year, with many of the strongest works playing out on screens in darkened rooms. Take a look at the best works of the event.
Art Basel is the world-leading art fair, with shows in Basel, Hong Kong and Miami connect collectors, galleries, and artists, and are a driving force in supporting the role galleries play in nurturing the careers of artists.
The anchor of Art Basel’s show is its Galleries sector. Visitors will discover a breadth of modern and contemporary works including paintings, drawings, sculpture, installations, prints, photography, video and digital art by more than 4,000 artists.
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