Art Basel has announced the names of the galleries that would participate in its 2023 edition in Switzerland in June.
The art fair will run on June 13 and 14 and feature 285 galleries – similar to the 289 galleries featured in its 2022 edition. Apart from the main gallery section, the fair will also feature 3 new sectors. Edition, with 10 galleries, with put focus on printed and edition works. Feature will have 16 galleries highlighting artworks of historical significance. Statements section will have solo exhibitions from 18 galleries. The Kabinett section, previously seen at Art Basel Hong Kong and Miami Beach editions, will also be a main feature in Switzerland.
This will be the first edition of the fair to be held under Noah Horowitz, who assumed the position as CEO last October. Speaking about the upcoming fair, Horowitz said: “I am incredibly excited to welcome the international art community to Basel in June for another premier edition of our show and my first as the organization’s CEO. Ranging from bold contemporary positions to rare presentations by 20th-century icons, our Basel fair will once again reaffirm its pre-eminent position as a platform for discovery and encounters that drive the art world.”
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Out of the 285 galleries, 21 galleries will be attending Art Basel for the first time. Three of them – blank projects, Empty Gallery, and Offer Waterman – would be present in the main section of the fair. Feature will feature 8 new galleries, while Statements will have the remaining 10 galleries. Among the artists, Latifa Echakhch will be a notable name after representing Switzerland at the Venice Biennale 2022.