Must-See Art Guide: Basel and Zürich
This week's guide features John Baldessari, Olivier Mosset, Risaku Suzuki, and more.
Attention all travelers: if you’re planning on vacationing in Europe this summer, be sure to stop by Zürich and Basel to experience the one and only Art Basel, aka “mother of all art fairs.” Not just a chocolate-lover’s paradise, Switzerland happens to host over 90,000 art enthusiasts and 4,000 artists at the fair each year. And with the presence of neighboring SCOPE Basel and VOLTA12, you can be sure to find both emerging and veteran contemporary artists being showcased. All three fairs are taking place in Basel, but if you’re feeling a little overwhelmed by the crowded exhibition halls, definitely be sure to explore the city and nearby Zürich as well. Both are host to innumerable prestigious galleries, such as Basel’s Laleh June Galerie, which just celebrated its eighth anniversary and will host an eclectic group show called “Star Rider,” or the Christophe Guye Galerie in Zürich, which will feature stunning nature photography by Japanese artist Risaku Suzuki. By the end of your trip, you’ll be a true connoisseur. Just don’t forget to indulge in that fabulous Swiss fondue and chocolate while you’re there.
Exhibition: “Star Rider / Group Show”
When: June 9–July 29, 2016
Where: Laleh June Galerie, Picassoplatz 4, Basel, Switzerland
Exhibition: “Olivier Mosset”
When: May 27–July 22, 2016
Where: Galerie Andrea Caratsch, Waldmannstraße 8, Zürich, Switzerland
Exhibition: “To Sophie, Sonia, Elsa, Hanna… / Group Show”
When: May 13–August 13, 2016
Where: Häusler Contemporary, Stampfenbachstraße 59, Zürich, Switzerland
Exhibition: “ZERO & Spatialism“
When: June 12–June 28, 2016
Where: Galerie Maxime Groosman, Gerbergasse 7, Zürich, Switzerland
Exhibition: “PETER TOLLENS: TRANSITION orange grau rot grün weiss”
When: May 28–July 16, 2016
Where: Galerie Wenger, Mühlebachstrasse 12, Zürich, Switzerland
Exhibition: “Dan Holdsworth: A Future Archeology”
When: June 1–September 2, 2016
Where: SCHEUBLEIN + BAK, Schloss Sihlberg, Sihlberg 10, Zürich, Switzerland
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