On Wednesday 15th February 2017, Art Basel announced the list of 291 galleries from 34 countries and six continents that will participate to the upcoming 48th edition of the fair.
Taking place from June 15 to June 18, 2017, this year the fair will see the participation of 17 new galleries, including three exhibitors from the Asia Pacific region – Antenna Space, Hopkinson Mossman and Magician Space – and one from Africa, Cairo’s Gypsum Gallery.
Among the highlights from the sector Statements include a project by Guan Xiao – represented by Antenna Space and titled “Air Freshener, Spray”; Kate MacGarry will showcase a multimedia presentation of ‘psychogeographic’ films by Malawi-born Samson Kambalu (b. 1975), inspired by the folklore from the American West and early cinema prototypes; Chapter NY will unveil an orchestra-inspired ensemble of clay figure sculptures by Sam Anderson (b. 1982).
For the second consecutive year Samuel Leuenberger (founder of SALTS in Birsfelden, Switzerland) will curate the section Parcours, a series of site-specific sculptures, interventions and performances by renowned international artists and emerging talents.
Check out the full list of galleries and save the date!
Preview (by invitation):
Tuesday June 13, 2017 and Wednesday June 14, 2017
Public opening dates and hours:
Thursday June 15, 2017 – Sunday June 18, 2017: 11am-7pm
- Mazzoleni, Piero Manzoni, Achrome, ca. 1958 © Fondazione Piero Manzoni, Courtesy of Mazzoleni
- Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Andrea Bowers, The Triumph of Labor, 2016. Courtesy of the artist and the gallery
- Sprovieri , Boris Mikhailov, Untitled from the series ‘Green’, 1991-1993. Courtesy of the artist and Sprovieri, London
- Casey Kaplan, Jordan Casteel, Twins, 2017. Courtesy of the artist and the gallery