Art Basel Opens Today Featuring 300 Leading Galleries

artwork: Adriaen de Vries career epitomizes the internationalism of the Mannerist period. Born in The Hague, trained in Italy, and worked mainly in Prague. His is the time-honored tradition of the itinerant sculptor, working for many of Europe’s most discerning royal patrons. - Photo by Carl Mutter

Basel, Switzerland – The world’s premier international art show for Modern and contemporary works, Art Basel features nearly 300 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia and Africa. More than 2,500 artists, ranging from the great masters of Modern art to the latest generation of emerging stars, are represented in the show’s multiple sections. The exhibition includes the highest-quality paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations, photographs, video and limited edition works. On view June 15 – 19.