Art Basel announced its gallery list for the 47th edition of the show in Basel, Switzerland, taking place from June 16 to June 19, 2016. This year, 287 leading international galleries will present works ranging from the early 20th century to the most contemporary artists of today. The Basel show, whose Lead Partner is UBS, will present a diverse geographical selection of leading international galleries from 33 countries.
Galleries, the main sector of the show, will feature 221 galleries presenting the highest quality of painting, sculpture, drawing, installation, photography, video and editioned works. A strong list of returning exhibitors is joined by six galleries who will exhibit within the sector for the first time, having previously shown in Statements or Feature: Applicat- Prazan (Paris), Borzo (Amsterdam), Karma International (Zurich, Beverly Hills), Jack Shainman Gallery (New York, Kinderhook), Stevenson (Cape Town, Johannesburg) and Barbara Wien (Berlin). The Galleries sector will also include two completely new exhibitors: joségarcía ,mx (Mexico DF) and Pace/MacGill Gallery (New York).
Solo presentations in the Statements sector offer visitors and collectors the opportunity to discover the work of emerging artists and young galleries. This year, seven of the 18 galleries exhibiting within Statements will be new to the show.
The full gallery list is available from artbasel.com/basel/galleries.
Photo by Mike Zwahlen