The next edition of Art Basel begins at the June 16 until June 21, 57 galleries will be presented on the ground floor at Messe Basel. This floor will focus on modern historical materials classical works to contemporary art after the war. This marks the first significant change to the layout in years.
It is the first time that the scenario changes on this floor of the exhibition.The works that are going to be exhibited are going to be shown for the first time since they were first collected decades ago, others represent pivotal moments within their careers.
Some of the highlights of this change of theme on the downstairs floor will include MAX ERNST‘s Horse and Cows (circa 1919) at Richard Nagy, as well as RENÉ MAGRITTE‘s Renee Cordier (circa 1936), and EGON SCHIELE‘s gouache, titled, Woman Hiding her Face (1912).
As a comparison, Mitchell Innes & Nash will present Picasso’s collage Verre et Carte à Jour (1914) alongsideRhizome (1970), a steel sculpture by Anthony Caro. In turn, RICHARD GRAY GALLERY will show MARC CHAGALL‘s oil on canvas Self Portrait (1947), alongside a rare bronze by Raymond Duchamp-Villon, titled, Tête de Cheval, which was conceived in 1914, and cast in bronze around 1950, after the artist’s death. It is one of two examples remaining in private hands.
This Art Basel edition will be full with good quality galleries. Don’t miss it from the 16th of June untill the 21th of June the city of Basel will be full of art!
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