06 June, 2008

Art 39 Basel 2008

Art 39 Basel takes place June 4 – 8, 2008.

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, Australia and Africa. More than 2,000 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 editioned works.


Online catalogue


Vernissage TV reports

Vernissage (opening)


Exhibition Sections


Art Unlimited
Art Basel's pioneering exhibition platform for projects that transcend the classical art-show stand - including video projections, large-scale installations, massive sculptures
and live performances.(Hall 1)

VernissageTV’s walkthrough of the Art Unlimited sector

Part two of VernissageTV’s walkthrough of the Art Unlimited sector

Art Galleries
Nearly 300 of the world's leading art galleries for Modern and contemporary art display 20th- and 21st-century art works. Visitors to Art 39 Basel's main hall can discover paintings, drawings, sculpture, installations, prints, photography, video and digital art by more than 2,000 artists. The pieces available range from editioned works by emerging artists to museum-caliber masterpieces by legendary figures in art history.
(Hall 2)

Australia is represented by Roslyn Oxley9 Gallery, Paddington, Sydney.
Artists represented.
A Constructed World, James Angus, Hany Armanious, Robyn Backen, Michael Bell-Smith, Angela Brennan, Robert Campbell Jnr, Tony Clark, Bill Culbert, Destiny Deacon, John Firth-Smith, Dale Frank, Jacqueline Fraser, Rosalie Gascoigne,
Fiona Hall, Newell Harry, Louise Hearman, Bill Henson, Isaac Julien, Yayoi Kusama, Lindy Lee, Linda Marrinon, Mandy Martin, Tracey Moffatt, TV Moore, Callum Morton, Nell, David Noonan, Bronwyn Oliver, Michael Parekowhai, Patricia Piccinini, Julie Rrap, Vivienne Shark LeWitt, Kathy Temin, Imants Tillers, Jenny Watson, Rohan Wealleans, John Wolseley, Anne Zahalka,

( Bravo Roslyn Oxley. But, why is there only one Australian gallery out of "nearly 300", that's 0.3% ? Ed)

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