Art Basel

Culture

using a woman’s bruised #metoo selfie without consent takes ‘appropriation art’ too far

Art Basel’s ‘headline’ exhibit presents details of #MeToo survivors’ rape allegations – and images of a bruised assault victim – without their consent, illustrating why ‘appropriation art’ is so controversial.
Charlotte Gush
6.13.19
Culture

hamishi farah’s painting of dana schutz’s son exposes the art world’s white fragility

Presented at LISTE in Basel, the artist’s response to Dana Schutz’s Open Casket and the Whitney Biennial controversy, provokes a German magazine’s ire.
Harry Burke and Whitney Mallett
6.20.18
News

the best art in art basel is definitely these celebrity art look-a-likes

Rob Pruitt’s latest work marries art world stars with their celeb look-a-likes in the funniest display at Art Basel. Who knew Damien Hirst looked like the shark in Finding Nemo?
Felix Petty
6.14.17
Art

the weird and wonderful happenings at this year's art basel miami beach

From the fairs themselves, to the glitz and glamour, the parties and dinners, here's what happened when the art, fashion and music worlds descended on Miami Beach this year.
Jeppe Ugelvig
12.6.16
News

madonna wants to take you to art basel miami

But only if you’re an art world virgin.
Felix Petty
8.18.16
Think Pieces

how social media is changing art

Is the #artselfie democratising high culture or creating a permanent state of déjà vu?
Emily Barasch
6.17.16
Art

inside hong kong's global art world

As the fourth edition of Art Basel rolls into a smog covered Hong Kong, we look inside the city's global, commercial art scene, for a place where east meets west.
Felix Petty
3.29.16
Fashion

​tobias rehberger turns mcm’s hong kong flagship into dazzling art installation

We spoke to the German contemporary artist about revisiting Munich’s disco days for his collaboration with MCM during Art Basel Hong Kong.
Felix Petty
3.29.16
Art

mark anthony green's art basel miami exhibition was a tribute to A$AP rocky

We speak to the artist and writer about Suite 101, a multidisciplinary exhibit featuring everything from his unpublished photography of A$AP Rocky to inscribed arrow artworks.
Sarah Owen
12.10.15
Art

five artists to watch from miami art week

Discover artists outside of the Art Basel arena, scouted from NADA, Scope, Pulse, and Untitled.
Sarah Owen
12.9.15
Art

​voguers, dirt bikes and marching bands in rashaad newsome’s miami art parade

The New York based artist put on one hell of an art performance during Art Basel Miami last night. He tells us all about it.
Stuart Brumfitt
12.4.15
Culture

petra collins and madelyne beckles held a ‘fuck boi funeral’

The two friends are staging an exhibition to reclaim art from “cis white dudes” in Miami.
Alice Newell-Hanson
12.3.15
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