Who’s In and Who’s Out at Art Basel 2016?

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There may still be some lingering snow on the ground in New York after the blizzard of 2016, but it’s time to mark your calendars for summer, as the official list of galleries is out for the original Swiss iteration of the Art Basel mega-fair, now in its 47th edition.

The fair stands to be even bigger than last year, with four additional galleries added—287 dealers will make their way to the fair, up from 283. Exhibitors will be divided into several sectors, including Editions, for prints and limited-edition artwork, Features, for curatorial projects, and Statements, which focuses on new galleries showing emerging artists.

The Bâloise Art Prize will be awarded to up to two artists featured in Statements, who will receive solo exhibitions at the Museum für Moderne Kunst Frankfurt am Main and Mudam Luxembourg. Bâloise Group will also purchase and donate some of their work to the museums.

As always, the heart of the fair will be the massive galleries sector, this year featuring 221 dealers, including eight first-time exhibitors, six of whom are graduating from the Statements and Feature sectors. New to the fair are Mexico City’s joségarcía, mx, and New York’s Pace/MacGill.

A number of 2015 exhibitors are conspicuously absent this time around: Peter Blum Gallery, New York; Galerie Klüser, Munich; Barbara Mathes Gallery, New York; Moeller Fine Art, New York, Berlin; Galerie Mark Müller, Zurich; Proyectos Monclova, Mexico City; and Anthony Reynolds Gallery, London.

At least one gallery’s split from the fair was less than mutual. Mark Müller provided artnet News with a letter he had sent to clients, artists, and friends explaining why he would not be showing in Basel for the first time in 23 years. “Art Basel has placed me on the waiting list, with no explanation, just a standard rejection letter,” he wrote. “It seems that the goal is to make space for ‘younger and more hyped’ galleries.”

Expected highlights of the fair include rare Pop art work by Robert Smithson at James Cohen Gallery, new paintings by Sadie Benning at Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, and, perhaps, an unsanctioned naked performance piece by Milo Moiré.

See the full list of Art Basel in Basel galleries by sector:

GALLERIES
303 Gallery, New York
A Gentil Carioca, Rio de Janeiro
Miguel Abreu Gallery, New York
Acquavella Galleries, New York
Air de Paris, Paris
Galería Juana de Aizpuru, Madrid
Alexander and Bonin, New York
Galería Helga de Alvear, Madrid
Thomas Ammann Fine Art AG, Zurich
Andréhn-Schiptjenko, Stockholm
Applicat-Prazan, Paris
The Approach, London
Art : Concept, Paris
Alfonso Artiaco, Naples
von Bartha, Basel, S-chanf
Galerie Guido W. Baudach, Berlin
Galerie Berinson, Berlin
Bernier/Eliades, Athens
Daniel Blau, Munich, London
Blondeau & Cie, Geneva
Blum & Poe, Los Angeles, New York, Tokyo
Marianne Boesky Gallery, New York
Tanya Bonakdar Gallery, New York
Bortolami, New York
Galerie Isabella Bortolozzi, Berlin
Borzo, Amsterdam
BQ, Berlin
Gavin Brown’s enterprise, New York, Rome
Galerie Buchholz, Cologne, Berlin, New York
Buchmann Galerie, Agra / Lugano, Berlin
Cabinet, London
Galerie Gisela Capitain, Cologne
carlier gebauer, Berlin
Galerie Carzaniga, Basel
Galeria Pedro Cera, Lisbon
Cheim & Read, New York
Chemould Prescott Road, Mumbai
Mehdi Chouakri, Berlin
Sadie Coles HQ, London
Contemporary Fine Arts, Berlin
Galleria Continua, San Gimignano, Beijing, Boissy-le-Châtel, Havana
Paula Cooper Gallery, New York
Galerie Chantal Crousel, Paris
Thomas Dane Gallery, London
Massimo De Carlo, Milan, London, Hong Kong
Dvir Gallery, Tel Aviv, Brussels
Ecart, Geneva
Galerie Eigen + Art, Berlin, Leipzig
Richard L. Feigen & Co., New York
Konrad Fischer Galerie, Dusseldorf, Berlin
Foksal Gallery Foundation, Warsaw
Galeria Fortes Vilaça, São Paulo
Fraenkel Gallery, San Francisco
Peter Freeman, Inc., New York, Paris
Stephen Friedman Gallery, London
Frith Street Gallery, London
Gagosian Gallery, New York, Beverly Hills, London, Paris, Le Bourget, Rome, Athens, Geneva, Hong Kong
Galerie 1900-2000, Paris
Galleria dello Scudo, Verona
joségarcía ,mx, Mexico City
gb agency, Paris
Annet Gelink Gallery, Amsterdam
Gerhardsen Gerner, Berlin, Oslo
Gladstone Gallery, New York, Brussels
Galerie Gmurzynska, Zug, Zurich, St. Moritz
Galería Elvira González, Madrid
Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, Cape Town
Marian Goodman Gallery, New York, Paris, London
Galerie Bärbel Grässlin, Frankfurt
Richard Gray Gallery, Chicago, New York
Howard Greenberg Gallery, New York
Greene Naftali, New York
greengrassi, London
Galerie Karsten Greve AG, St. Moritz, Paris, Cologne
Cristina Guerra Contemporary Art, Lisbon
Galerie Michael Haas, Berlin
Hauser & Wirth, Zurich, New York, Los Angeles, London, Somerset
Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert, London
Herald St, London
Galerie Max Hetzler, Berlin, Paris
Galerie Hopkins, Paris
Edwynn Houk Gallery, New York, Zurich
Xavier Hufkens, Brussels
i8 Gallery, Reykjavik
A arte Invernizzi, Milan
Taka Ishii Gallery, Tokyo, New York, Paris
Jablonka Galerie, Cologne
Bernard Jacobson Gallery, London
Alison Jacques Gallery, London
Galerie Martin Janda, Vienna
Catriona Jeffries, Vancouver
Annely Juda Fine Art, London
Casey Kaplan, New York
Georg Kargl Fine Arts, Vienna
Karma International, Zurich, Beverly Hills
kaufmann repetto, Milan, New York
Sean Kelly, New York
Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
Anton Kern Gallery, New York
Kewenig, Berlin, Palma de Mallorca
Kicken Berlin, Berlin
Galerie Peter Kilchmann, Zurich
König Galerie, Berlin
David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles
Andrew Kreps Gallery, New York
Galerie Krinzinger, Vienna
Nicolas Krupp, Basel
Kukje Gallery/Tina Kim Gallery, Seoul, New York
kurimanzutto, Mexico City
Galerie Lahumière, Paris
Landau Fine Art, Montreal
Simon Lee Gallery, London, Hong Kong, New York
Lehmann Maupin, New York, Hong Kong
Tanya Leighton, Berlin
Galerie Lelong, Paris, New York
Dominique Lévy Gallery, New York, London
Galerie Gisèle Linder, Basel
Lisson Gallery, London, Milan, New York
Long March Space, Beijing
Luhring Augustine, New York, Brooklyn
Maccarone, New York, Los Angeles
Magazzino, Rome
Mai 36 Galerie, Zurich
Gió Marconi, Milan
Matthew Marks Gallery, New York, Los Angeles
Marlborough Fine Art, London, New York, Madrid, Barcelona
Galerie Hans Mayer, Dusseldorf
The Mayor Gallery, London
Fergus McCaffrey, New York, Saint Barthelemy
Galerie Greta Meert, Brussels
Anthony Meier Fine Arts, San Francisco
Galerie Urs Meile, Lucerne, Beijing
kamel mennour, Paris
Metro Pictures, New York
Meyer Riegger, Berlin, Karlsruhe
Galleria Massimo Minini, Brescia
Victoria Miro, London
Mitchell-Innes & Nash, New York
Mnuchin Gallery, New York
Stuart Shave/Modern Art, London
The Modern Institute, Glasgow
Jan Mot, Brussels, Mexico City
Galerie Vera Munro, Hamburg
Galerie nächst St. Stephan Rosemarie Schwarzwälder, Vienna
Galerie Nagel Draxler, Berlin, Cologne
Richard Nagy Ltd., London
Helly Nahmad Gallery, New York, London
Galerie Neu, Berlin
neugerriemschneider, Berlin
Galleria Franco Noero, Turin
David Nolan Gallery, New York
Galerie Nordenhake, Berlin, Stockholm
Galerie Georg Nothelfer, Berlin
Galerie Nathalie Obadia, Paris, Brussels
OMR, Mexico City
Pace, New York, London, Beijing, Hong Kong
Pace/MacGill Gallery, New York
Maureen Paley, London
Galerie Alice Pauli, Lausanne
Galerie Perrotin, Paris, Hong Kong, New York
Petzel Gallery, New York
Galerie Francesca Pia, Zurich
PKM Gallery, Seoul
Galerija Gregor Podnar, Berlin
Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich
ProjecteSD, Barcelona
Almine Rech Gallery, Brussels, Paris, London
Reena Spaulings Fine Art, New York
Regen Projects, Los Angeles
Galerie Denise René, Paris
Rodeo, London
Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac, Salzburg, Paris
Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York
SCAI The Bathhouse, Tokyo
Esther Schipper / Johnen Galerie, Berlin
Galerie Rüdiger Schöttle, Munich
Galerie Thomas Schulte, Berlin
Galerie Natalie Seroussi, Paris
Sfeir-Semler Gallery, Beirut, Hamburg
Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, Kinderhook
ShanghART Gallery, Shanghai, Beijing, Singapore
Sies + Höke, Dusseldorf
Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York
Bruce Silverstein, New York
Skarstedt, New York, London
GALLERYSKE, New Delhi, Bangalore
Skopia/P.-H. Jaccaud, Geneva
Sperone Westwater, New York
Sprüth Magers, Berlin, London, Los Angeles
Galerie St. Etienne, New York
Nils Stærk, Copenhagen
Stampa, Basel
Standard (Oslo), Oslo
Starmach Gallery, Krakow
Christian Stein, Milan
Stevenson, Cape Town, Johannesburg
Galeria Luisa Strina, São Paulo
Galerie Micheline Szwajcer, Brussels
Take Ninagawag, Tokyo
team (gallery, inc.), New York, Venice (Los Angeles)
Galleria Tega, Milan
Galerie Daniel Templon, Paris, Brussels
Galerie Thomas, Munich
Galerie Tschudi, Zuoz
Tucci Russo Studio per l’Arte Contemporanea, Torre Pellice (Turin)
Van de Weghe Fine Art, New York
Annemarie Verna Galerie, Zurich
Vilma Gold, London
Vitamin Creative Space, Guangzhou, Beijing
Waddington Custot Galleries, London
Galleri Nicolai Wallner, Copenhagen
Washburn Gallery, New York
Galerie Barbara Weiss, Berlin
Michael Werner, New York, London, Märkisch Wilmersdorf
White Cube, London, Hong Kong
Barbara Wien, Berlin
Galerie Jocelyn Wolff, Paris
Galerie Thomas Zander, Cologne
Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp
ZERO…, Milan
David Zwirner, New York, London

EDITION
Brooke Alexander, Inc., New York
Niels Borch Jensen Gallery and Editions, Copenhagen, Berlin
Alan Cristea Gallery, London
mfc – michèle didier, Paris
Atelier-Editions Fanal, Basel
Gemini G.E.L. LLC, Los Angeles
Helga Maria Klosterfelde Edition, Berlin, Hamburg
Sabine Knust, Munich
Carolina Nitsch, New York
Pace Prints, New York
Paragon, London
Polígrafa Obra Gràfica, Barcelona
STPI, Singapore
Three Star Books, Paris
Two Palms, New York
ULAE, Bay Shore

FEATURE
Bergamin & Gomide, São Paulo (Mira Schendel)
Galleri Bo Bjerggaard, Copenhagen (Per Kirkeby)
Campoli Presti, London, Paris (Valentina Liernur, John Miller, Reena Spaulings)
Castelli Gallery, New York (Roy Lichtenstein)
Cherry and Martin, Los Angeles (Pat O’Neill)
Chert, Berlin (Ruth Wolf-Rehfeldt)
James Cohan Gallery, New York (Robert Smithson)
Corbett vs. Dempsey, Chicago (Roger Brown, Eleanor Dube, Philip Hanson, Christina Ramberg)
galerie frank elbaz, Paris (Jay DeFeo, Wallace Berman, Bruce Conner)
Derek Eller Gallery, New York (Karl Wirsum)
espaivisor, Valencia (Braco Dimitrijević)
Carl Freedman Gallery, London (Michael Stevenson)
James Fuentes, New York (Jonas Mekas)
Grimm, Amsterdam (Ger van Elk)
Kadel Willborn, Dusseldorf (Inge Mahn)
Galerie Löhrl, Mönchengladbach (Otto Piene)
Luxembourg & Dayan, New York, London (Jannis Kounellis)
Jörg Maaß Kunsthandel, Berlin (Color in German Printmaking 1900–1930, a group show)
Mendes Wood DM, São Paulo (Solange Pessoa, Francesca Woodman)
Moran Bondaroff, Los Angeles, (George Herms)
Galeria Plan B, Cluj, Berlin (Mircea Cantor, Mihai Olos, Eugenia Pop)
RaebervonStenglin, Zurich (Sofia Hultén)
Lia Rumma, Milan, Naples (Ettore Spalletti)
Salon 94, New York (Terry Adkins)
Sprovieri, London (Ilya Kabakov, Art & Language)
Galerie Barbara Thumm, Berlin (Anna Oppermann)
Tornabuoni Art, Paris, Florence, Milan, Forte dei Marmi, Crans-Montana, London (Salvatore Scarpitta)
Van Doren Waxter, New York (Richard Diebenkorn)
Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Culver City (Sadie Benning)
Waldburger Wouters, Brussels, (Lynn Hershman Leeson)
Wentrup, Berlin (Olaf Metzel)
Galerie Zlotowski, Paris (Kurt Schwitters)

STATEMENTS
47 Canal, New York (Ajay Kurian)
Arratia Beer, Berlin (Mary Reid Kelley)
Laura Bartlett Gallery, London
Sol Calero)
Johan Berggren Gallery, Malmö
Jasper Spicero)
Bureau, New York (Lionel Maunz)
Carroll/Fletcher, London (Basel Abbas & Ruanne Abou-Rahme
Selma Feriani Gallery, Sidi Bou Said (Massinissa Selmani)
Foxy Production, New York (Sara Cwynar)
Grey Noise, Dubai (Lantian Xie)
Maisterravalbuena, Madrid (Daniel Jacoby)
Mary Mary, Glasgow (Helen Johnson)
Murray Guy, New York, (Leidy Churchman)
Ramiken Crucible, New York (Dan Finsel)
Galerie Micky Schubert, Berlin (Ketuta Alexi-Meskhishvili)
Société, Berlin (Timur Si-Qin)
Galeria Stereo, Warsaw (Piotr Łakomy)
Simone Subal Gallery, New York (Frank Heath)
Supportico Lopez Berlin (Steve Bishop)


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