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Art Basel in Basel, Paris, Miami and Hong Kong

Art Basel in Basel, Paris, Miami and Hong Kong

Art Basel is a group of international art fairs focused on modern and contemporary art. They take place annually in four locations:

  • Basel, Switzerland (the original location)
  • Miami Beach, Florida, USA
  • Hong Kong, China
  • Paris, France (newest location, started in 2022)

At each fair, galleries from around the world exhibit and sell work by both established and emerging artists. The fairs are a major venue for collectors, dealers, and curators to connect and see the latest trends in contemporary art.

Basel Original Location

Art Basel in Basel, Switzerland takes place at the Messe Basel in June.  The 2024 event saw a significant increase in attendance compared to 2023, with 91,000 visitors. There were also 285 exhibitors from 40 countries and regions showcasing a wide variety of modern and contemporary artworks.  Art Basel 2025 will take place on June 19-22, 2025. 

Visit Art Basel.

Miami 2024

Art enthusiasts are set to descend on Miami as the iconic Art Basel Miami event returns with an impressive collection of the hottest artists around.  Art Basel Miami 2024, happening December 6-8, 2024, is a premier destination for art enthusiasts of all stripes. The  Miami Beach fair is the largest and most well-known, coinciding with what is called “Miami Art Week”. This is a week-long celebration of art with numerous satellite fairs in addition to Art Basel itself.

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Photograph of Miami, Florida by Elvis Vasquez 

Here are some reasons why you should consider attending:

  • See the Highest Quality Artwork: Over 200 leading galleries from around the world showcase works by more than 4,000 artists. The fair encompasses the entire spectrum of contemporary and modern art, including paintings, sculptures, installations, films, and more. Whether you’re a seasoned collector or simply curious, there’s something for everyone to discover.

  • Experience a Global Art Market: Art Basel Miami is a melting pot of cultures and artistic perspectives. Galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa participate, offering a truly international experience.

  • Engage with the Art World: The fair offers a variety of talks, panel discussions, and other events featuring leading artists, curators, and art world figures. These events provide a great opportunity to learn more about art and the artists who create it.

  • Miami During Art Basel: Miami comes alive during Art Basel week. The city is buzzing with energy, and there are countless events and parties happening throughout the week. It’s a great time to experience Miami’s vibrant culture and nightlife.

  • Whether you’re interested in buying art, learning more about art, or simply experiencing a world-class cultural event, Art Basel Miami is a must-attend.

Visit Art Basel Miami.

Paris 2024

Art Basel Paris will take place at the Grand Palais, in the heart of the French capital from October 18 – 20, 2024. The show will build bridges with France’s cultural industries to create a flagship event radiating throughout the city, embedded in its exceptional cultural ecosystem.

Galleries from France and beyond will showcase their artists in the Grand Palais come October every year.  The fair is split into three sectors.

Galeries is the main exhibition sector of Art Basel Paris. It features galleries specializing in Modern and contemporary art, displaying work of exceptional quality including paintings, drawings, sculptures, installations, photography, video, and digital art.
The Emergence sector gathers exhibitors presenting young and emerging artists through solo presentations. Premise is the newest sector of the fair.

Visit Art Basel Paris.

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Photograph of Eiffel Tower in Paris, France by Flodahm

Hong Kong 2025

The Art Basel Hong Kong fair, to be held on March 28-30, 2025, features premier galleries from Asia and beyond. It provides an in-depth overview of Asia-Pacific’s astonishing diversity, as well as global artistic perspectives through Modern and contemporary works.  Art Basel Hong Kong is held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), located in Wanchai.

Galleries:  Galleries from Europe, North America, Latin America, and Asia will participate in the 2024 Hong Kong show.

Insights:  Browse curated projects from 1900 to the present in the sector dedicated to works by artists from Asia and the Asia-Pacific region.

Film: Art Basel presents a film program by and about artists. The Film sector is curated by Li Zhenhua, Director and Founder, of Beijing Art Lab.

Visit Art Basel Hong Kong.

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Photograph of Hong Kong by Ben Cheung

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Kelly’s Collectibles and Online Art Gallery connects emerging, national and international artists with art collectors. Whether you are an artist or a consignor looking to sell your art or collectibles, we can get your items sold using the Ebay platform that is visible to millions of global collectors.
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Kelly’s Collectibles and Online Art Gallery connects emerging, national and international artists with art collectors. Whether you are an artist or a consignor looking to sell your art or collectibles, we can get your items sold using the Ebay platform that is visible to millions of global collectors.

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