Art Basel

Photography

Shooting the decadence of Art Basel Miami

A new zine by photographer Rosie Marks provides a droll look inside the infamous art fair.
Ryan White
8.18.20
Art

This artist makes bootlegs of all your favourite artworks

Eric Doeringer's reimagined Warhol and Wool pieces comment on the exclusivity of the art world.
Nicole DeMarco
12.23.19
Fashion

Thoughts on this Balenciaga clothes-stuffed sofa

Have you ever made out on a couch covered with pants, jeans and suspiciously-stained T-shirts? That, but make it fashion.
Mahoro Seward
11.27.19
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
Music

for britney spears’s birthday, madonna turned 'toxic' into an anti-trump anthem

The 2003 banger is a surprisingly good soundtrack for 2016
Wendy Syfret
12.5.16
Culture

i-D's ultimate guide to art basel miami beach 2016

From Brian Eno’s light boxes to Maggie Lee’s teenage bedroom, Public School’s radio show to Kehinde Wiley’s fish fry — here’s everything you need to see when Art Basel returns to Miami Beach for North America’s biggest art bash.
Emily Manning
11.22.16
Think Pieces

instagram vs. basel: how social media is changing art

Is the #artselfie democratizing high culture or creating a permanent state of déjà vu?
Emily Barasch
6.16.16
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.
i-D Staff
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
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