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Art Basel successfully concludes its 2024 edition

Art Basel successfully concludes its 2024 edition
bonart basel - 18/06/24

The 2024 edition of Art Basel's flagship fair in Basel concluded with highly praised presentations from 285 galleries from 40 countries and territories, which reported strong sales across all market sectors and throughout the week. Among them were 22 participating for the first time, including: Almeida & Dale Art Gallery (São Paulo), Bank (Shanghai), Galerie Anne Sarah Bénichou (Paris), Thomas Brambilla (Bergamo), Felix Gaudlitz ( Vienna), Karma (Los Angeles, New York), Tina Keng Gallery (Taipei), Galerie Le Minotaure (Paris), Galerie Mueller (Basel), Larkin Erdmann Gallery (Zurich), Madeln Gallery (Shanghai), Maruani Mercier (Brussels les, Knokke, Zaventem) ), Majoral (Paris, Barcelona), Meredith Rosen Gallery (New York), Nome (Berlin), Gallery Wendi Norris (San Francisco), OSL contemporary (Oslo), Parker Gallery (Los Angeles), ROH Projects (Jakarta), The Third Gallery Aya (Osaka), Wooson (Daegu, Seoul), Yares Art (New York, Santa Fe).

This year, prominent private collectors from across Europe, America, Asia, the Middle East and Africa attended, as well as curators and representatives of more than 250 museums and institutions, including: Bangkok Kunsthalle; Belvedere Museum, Vienna; Buffalo AKG Art Museum; Center Pompidou, Paris; Diriyah Biennale Foundation; Fondation Beyeler, Riehen; Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC; Institute of Contemporary Art, Miami; Modern Istanbul; Leeum, Samsung Museum of Art, Seoul; Los Angeles County Museum of Art; Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Humlebæk; M+, Hong Kong; Museum of Fine Arts Boston; Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Moderna Museet, Stockholm; Museum of Art of Sao Paulo; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne; Norval Foundation, Cape Town; Qatar Museums, Doha; Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam; Rockbund Art Museum, Shanghai; Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Städel Museum, Frankfurt am Main; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam; TANK Shanghai; Tate, London; The Broad, Los Angeles; The Department of Culture and Tourism - Abu Dhabi; The Museum of Modern Art, New York; The New Museum, New York; The Swiss Institute, New York; UCCA Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing; Whitney Museum of American Art, New York; Yuz Museum Shanghai; and Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa, Cape Town.

Maike Cruse, director of Art Basel in Basel, said: "Art Basel in Basel has once again reaffirmed its position as the main meeting point for the global art trade. The quality and ambition of the works presented this year have been extraordinary, with an exceptional attendance of collectors from all over the world, which has resulted in excellent sales throughout the market.The week has been marked by vibrant activity both in our pavilions and throughout Basel, and our expanded public program has attracted an enthusiastic audience. Basel, as the historic and symbolic home of Art Basel, has demonstrated its vital role as a cultural center, and I am excited to lead this important event in the next chapter".

Christl Novakovic, Head of Wealth Management for Europe, Middle East and Africa, and Chair of the UBS Art Board, said: “It has been a pleasure to connect with clients and the global art community to celebrate our thirty years of association with Art Basel and our common commitment to the art of collecting.As part of our expanded activity this year, we have jointly presented public installations in the city of Basel, at the Merian and the our Claraplatz branch, as part of Parcours, bringing new works by some of the most outstanding artists of our time. It was fantastic to see the power of art to unite and inspire people."

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