Art Basel 2018

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I attended Art Basel in Switzerland, in June 2018. This huge art show takes place at the Swiss exhibition site Messe Basel, which features a hall designed by international architects Herzog & de Meuron. (Exterior view of Messe Basel, above).

Highlights of our trip included a visit to the ‘Bacon – Giacometti’ show at Fondation Beyeler, which studied the parallel, creative careers of two of the 20th century’s most influential artists. See more here.

Basel 6 smallBelow: a view of the stunning interior of the Neubau, Kuntsmuseum, designed by local architects Christ & Gantenbein.

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Above: Sam Gilliam’s ‘The Music of Colour’ at the Neubau.

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Above- In the old town.

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Thank you to Li Rui for making the trip possible and for being such a stimulating companion.