Art Insight: Art Basel at 50
Updated: May 8
Despite Coronavirus sidelining Art Basel in Hong Kong last month, Art Basel (https://www.artbasel.com/) is moving forward with golden anniversary celebrations when Messe Basel opens its doors to Art Basel in Basel (where it all began in 1970) from September 17 - 20, 2020 and Art Basel in Miami Beach calls the art world to return to the Magic City December 3 - 6, 2020.
Here is a piece I wrote in honor of AB's momentous milestone that ran across all Modern Luxury (https://modernluxurymedia.com/) titles in December (this is the link to Los Angeles Confidential's version https://digital.modernluxury.com/publication/?m=49666&i=637157&p=40). Though some of the details are no longer relevant, Art Basel's visionary mission and incomparable importance as the world's leading art fair shines through....