Art Basel Hong Kong is returning for its ninth edition in a new hybrid format! With both digital and physical platforms, the show will feature 104 leading galleries from 23 countries and territories, presenting a strong overview of the diverse art scenes across Asia and beyond.
Boasting a wide scope of works, this year‘s line-up includes both contemporary positions, such as Rirkrit Tiravanija's presentation of paintings inspired by Philip Guston at Gladstone Gallery, Danh Vō presented by Take Ninagawa, and historical presentations that expand our knowledge of pioneering practices ranging from Fernando Zóbel at Mayoral to a deep dive into the early experimental artists of the 1970s Korea with Arario Gallery.
Reflecting the type of collaborative events catalysed by the pandemic period, several international galleries have also joined forces for collective booths, such as Silverlens and Rossi & Rossi, Meyer Riegger and Sies + Höke; Antenna Space and Balice Hertling. A sppecial highlight will be the collective booth by eight leading Italian galleries: Alfonso Artiaco, Cardi Gallery, Galleria Continua, Galleria Franco Noero, Galleria d'Arte Maggiore G.A.M., Mazzoleni, Massimo De Carlo and Rossi & Rossi. Art Basel also welcomes the Fine Art Asia Pavilion as a special feature of the show, a thematic showcase of antiques and objet d’art made mostly before the 1940s.
Running parallel to the physical fair is “Art Basel Live: Hong Kong,” a new digital programme that brings the excitement and vibrancy of the in-person show to audiences worldwide. The platform will offer satellite booths to complement their physical counterparts, a range of live-streamed events, daily broadcasts, virtual walkthroughs for VIPs, and more!
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