Art Basel‘s stimulating program of Conversations & Salon talks allow audiences to deepen their knowledge of artistic practice, the international artworld, and the art market.
The daily Conversations series offers the audience access to the thinking of important artworld players –artists, curators, critics and collectors –who offer their unique perspectives on producing, collecting and exhibiting art.
Thursday, December 1, 2016 | Premiere | Artist Talk | Julio Le Parc
Julio Le Parc, Artist, Paris, in conversation with Estrellita B. Brodsky, Guest Curator, ‘Julio Le Parc: Form into Action’, Pérez Art Museum Miami (PAMM), Miami
Friday, December 2, 2016 | Artist Talk | Artists’ Influencers
Glenn Ligon, Artist, New York, in conversation with Claudia Rankine, Frederick Iseman Professor of Poetry, Yale University, New Haven
Moderator: Hans Ulrich Obrist, Artistic Director, Serpentine Galleries, London
Saturday, December 3, 2016 | Public/Private | Debating Disruption: Has Technology
Really Changed the Artworld?
Sebastian Cwilich, President and COO, Artsy, New York; Laurent Gaveau, Head of the Lab, Google Cultural Institute, Paris; Christiane Paul, Adjunct Curator of Digital Art, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Simon Denny, Artist, Berlin
Moderator: András Szántó, Author and Cultural Consultant, New York
Sunday, December 4, 2016 | Artist Talk | The Artist and the Gallerist
Jill Magid, Artist, New York, in conversation with Pamela Echeverría, Owner, Labor, Mexico City
Moderator: Sofía Hernández Chong Cuy, Curator of Contemporary Art, Colección Patricia Phelps de Cisneros, New York/Caracas