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Issue 2, Wednesday, 16 June 2010  | Download this issue

Art Basel's most wanted: Established artists

Collectors vied for works with proven track records and critical validation

News and analysis

Design Miami Basel: Dealers put safety first

But there were still surprises on show and sales were solid

Young collector plans social space in Paris

Following five years of contemporary art acquisition, French collector Steve Rosenblum and his wife Chiara are opening “the anti-white cube” this autumn

Saving Arco: Fair director sets out rescue plan

"The most important thing right now is to build up trust," says new head Carlos Urroz

Also in this issue

Independent set for New York return in 2011

The fair will return to the former Dia building in Chelsea


Carlos Cruz-Díez: the Embodied Experience of Colour

Categories: Contemporary (1970-present)...
Peter Zimmermann "Kith and Kin"

Chris Marker ventures to Plato's cave

The Whitechapel Gallery in London opens the first UK retrospective of the French film-maker Chris Marker on 16 April. In this clip from his 1989 television series The Owl’s Legacy, Marker compares the dark and quiet movie theatre to Plato’s allegory of the cave, where prisoners have a hard time distinguishing images from reality.

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