Art Basel Online: always open

Since yesterday, and up to 26. June, the Online Viewing Rooms because of the pandemic cancelled Art Basel in Basel are open to the General public, so to speak,

Art Basel Online: always open

Since yesterday, and up to 26. June, the Online Viewing Rooms because of the pandemic cancelled Art Basel in Basel are open to the General public, so to speak, in the planned real-time the physical art fair. VIPs had, also as usual, two days early access. The virtual presence works really well, much better than the already in March also fancy Art Basel Hong Kong, whose appearance had to be knitted with a hot needle. Up to fifteen artists are able to introduce the approved 282 galleries in the Viewing Rooms, without fees for you, for around 4000 works of art have come together. On the Website artbasel.com under four headings – Galleries, Artists, Categories, Sort By – you can select what you want to deal, not only as a financially strong clients, but simply as an interested "visitors". This is, and remains, of course, a completely different experience than all of the usual circus at the fair.

Rose-Maria Gropp

editor in the features section, responsible for the "art market".

F. A. To Z.

the new benefits that each plant, a price, or at least a price region. So prices can also be under "Categories" for example "up to 10 000 dollars" queries, or you can choose to purchase "Emerging Artists". The two-digit million dollar sums, for the Art Basel was the most famous missing in the top segment. The major works from Picasso, Warhol, Richter, Basquiat – are missing. A high-price Tour of the Viewing Rooms identified Balthus' "Le poisson rouge" from 1948 with $ 4.2 million at Acquavella Galleries from New York as the currently most expensive offer.

The trails in the galleries are shorter

but That already from the global galleries still more expensive sales have been reported, there is considerably that these have made on their own Websites – and your clients – for this preparatory work. David Zwirner announced on the very first VIP day of the sale of Jeff Koons' red "Balloon Venus Lespugue"-plastic for eight million dollars; in the Viewing Room, she was somewhat vague with "more than 1 Million dollars". In contrast, Hauser & Wirth, were awarded your Mark-Bradford paintings of "The Press of Democracy" from this year, with five million dollars and report it for this amount as sold under twenty works in total. Who's in heat, and also for other galleries in the meantime, the "sold"notices.

Updated Date: 20 June 2020, 05:19

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