Preview Art Basel 2013 with a giant uvula, dangling horses, a rainbow of faces and more

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The modern and contemporary art fair, Art Basel, opens for three days on June 13 bringing more than 60,000 collectors, dealers, artists, curators and art lovers to the exciting Swiss city. Take a sneak peek at 19 of the pieces on display this year.


Welcome to the premier international art show of its kind for Modern and contemporary works, bringing over 300 leading galleries from around the world to the heart of Europe. The exhibition includes the highest-quality paintings, sculptures, drawings, installations, photographs, video and editioned works.

Basel is uniquely situated at the border between Switzerland, France and Germany. With its world-class museums, theaters, concert halls, medieval old town, and new architecture, it ranks as one of Europe’s most alluring cultural cities.

Clips from last month’s Art Basel’s debut in Hong Kong: