Art Basel

Welcome to Art Basel

Since 1970, Art Basel’s goal has been to connect the world's premier galleries and their patrons, serving as a meeting point for the international art world. Now, over forty years later, its three fairs – in Basel, Hong Kong and Miami Beach – rank as the premier shows of their kind, presenting 20th and 21st century art with a strong curatorial perspective.

Our reputation for showing work of the highest quality has attracted the leading international gallerists and collectors, offering the show’s visitors the most important art that the world's best galleries can offer.


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Our new global artworks catalog makes it simple to explore a full compilation of artworks presented at Art Basel's shows, creating an ever-expanding collection of Modern and contemporary art.

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VIP services

Art Basel was the first show to establish global outreach for individuals and institutions that are highly engaged with the international artworld.

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Exhibiting at Art Basel

Art Basel is strongly rooted in the principle that galleries play an essential role in the development and promotion of visual arts, and offers opportunities for many different types of galleries to participate.

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Our initiatives

In 2014, Art Basel launched an exciting new digital initiative in partnership with Kickstarter, the funding platform for creative projects, to support non-profit organizations in the visual arts.

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In addition to showing exciting works by world-renowned artists, Art Basel is always innovating, to expand its platform for great emerging and established artists worldwide.

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Art Basel and BMW have launched the BMW Art Journey, a first-of-its-kind award that enables selected artists to design a journey of creative discovery to a destination of their choice.

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In addition to showing exciting works by world-renowned artists, Art Basel is always innovating, to expand its platform for great emerging and established artists worldwide.

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History

In 1970, three Basel gallerists put their passion and determination behind an ambitious vision to form an art fair. Now, Art Basel stages the premier international art shows, providing platforms for galleries and artists from around the world.