The fiftieth iteration of Art Basel 2019 attracted art collectors and enthusiasts to the city for Art Basel, Liste Art Fair, and Photo Basel alongside other art happenings for one week in June. Located in Switzerland close to the borders of France and Germany, Basel is a walkable city with an efficient light-rail system ensuring that moving between the art fairs, the historical city, and other cultural institutions is easy. During the art fair, every major art institution in the city hosts noteworthy exhibitions, and events spill over into all areas of the city. The integration of the historic city into the fair is aided by the Art Basel Parcours walking tour of off-site installations. These installations were curated by Samuel Leuenberger, an independent curator who runs the SALTS exhibition space in Birsfelden, Switzerland, and the program provided a reason to explore the city and visit the twenty site-specific installations...
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Research Article| December 01 2019
Art Basel 2019: Basel, Switzerland, June 11–16, 2019
Afterimage (2019) 46 (4): 9–17.
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Julia Bradshaw; Art Basel 2019: Basel, Switzerland, June 11–16, 2019. Afterimage 1 December 2019; 46 (4): 9–17. doi: https://doi.org/10.1525/aft.2019.464002
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