The work ‘Big Retrospective Painting’ (1979), by Andy Warhol, is on view at Art Basel. Works of art by more than 2,500 artists are presented in what is the most important art fair in the world. Photo EFE/ Georgios Kefalas.
BASEL – The 40th edition of Art Basel takes place in the culturally rich city of Basel, Switzerland, from June 10 through June 14, 2009. As the world’s premier art show, Art Basel marks the annual reunion of the international artworld. This year, more than 300 exhibiting galleries from all over the globe were selected from a record number of more than 1,100 applications, and will be showing works by over 2,500 artists of the 20th and 21st centuries.