SCOPE Basel 2011 Returns with Its Cutting Edge Contemporary Art at Historic Kasern


BASEL.- SCOPE, the art show that has established its name by curating cutting edge contemporary art from around the world, proudly returns to Basel for the fifth year. Running concurrent with Art Basel for the next three years, SCOPE returns to its high profile venue in historic Kaserne just blocks from Art Basel 42. Located in the heart of the city, SCOPE Basel’s new home, a pavilion offering over 5,000 m², will provide the real opportunity for gallerists, collectors, curators, artists, critics and art lovers alike to experience a view of the contemporary art market available nowhere else. The fair opens to Press and VIP’s on Wednesday, June 15 with the FirstView benefit. This year’s Basel edition of the fair, June 15 -19, 2011, will present 85 international galleries upholding its unique tradition of solo and thematic group shows presented alongside museumquality programming, collector tours, screenings, and