Art Basel 2018
Collector's Eye: David Brolliet
The Swiss collector discusses his love of Lichtenstein, his regret at not buying a Subodh Gupta when he had the chance and hanging art on his refrigerator
Collector's Eye: Grazyna Kulczyk
The Polish art lover on her fascination with female artists and how she wishes she could have been seated at Judy Chicago's Dinner Party
Rapper pays $18.5m for work at auction but the artist gets nothing—is the system in need of reform?
Anny Shaw asks if auction houses and dealers should pay their dues to the artists from whom they profit
Gerda Steiner and Jörg Lenzlinger: Where the wild things are
From getting fit to analysing your tears, Swiss artists’ installation at the Museum Tinguely invites visitors to dive right in
Chinese collector scoops up McArthur Binion painting at Unlimited
Nine other works by the US artist sold on Lehmann Maupin’s stand at the fair
Theaster Gates: ‘There’s no better Madonna than my mother’
Artist sets up printing press in Basel to explore ‘Black Madonna’ theme
Done deals: what's selling in Basel this week
Follow our tweets tagged #TANsalestally for notable purchases from Art Basel and the surrounding fairs
Sugimoto to show works in gardens at Versailles
Japanese artist is following in the footsteps of Jeff Koons
How Art Basel can inspire the Venice Biennale
Artistic director likens fair booths to cabinets of curiosities
Three to See: Basel
In pictures: AA Bronson selects his favourite works at Art Basel
The artist, an Art Basel veteran of four decades, has championed female artists, including Sylvie Fleury, in his selection
A Russian artist with a really long cape and more Art Basel gossip
Plus, we fall head over heels for Vezzoli
Galleries at Art Basel pay tribute to ‘generation of giants’
Controversial collection of early Basquiat drawings on show in Basel
Works were created by the artist when he was sleeping on a friend’s couch in Manhattan
Presidential portraits : All the president’s men (and one first lady) at Art Basel
Presidents past and present are a recurring theme at Art Basel this year; here is a selection of different takes on presidential portraits found at the fair.
Podcast episode 36: Berlin Biennale and Art Basel
We explore the two big European art world events of the past week: Arsalan Mohammad is in Berlin with the curator Serubiri Moses and the critic and curator Annika von Taube, and Ben Luke speaks to Melanie Gerlis, writer for the Financial Times and The Art Newspaper, on the line from Basel.
When the love don’t last at Art Basel and more gossip
Plus, how Picasso kept Ernst Beyeler on his toes
Sam Gilliam: a life beyond the frame
With a show of his unstretched canvases at the Kunstmuseum Basel, the lyrical abstractionist is enjoying a late resurgence in popularity
Could fairs publish sale prices? Don’t hold your breath
“For all the supposed desire for transparency, no one will make the first move”
Swiss galleries forge ahead despite the global squeeze
What are the limits of Art Basel’s Unlimited?
Sector has raised the bar for large works, but price and size do not always match
Are art awards really worth winning?
Winning a prize can give an artist international exposure, but the question of who really benefits—critically and commercially—is an increasingly vexed one
Liste feels the weight of Cuban history
Artist uses exact amount of black ink used to write key parts of constitution for work
In pictures: must-see works at Art Basel's Unlimited
The art fair's section dedicated to monumental works is full of plastic, plants—and lots of gold
Match of the day: football vs art
Can the art market thrive in a sharing economy?
Melanie Gerlis on how millennials don’t seem to have the same collecting gene as previous generations
Basilea: Turn on, tune in and chill at the Messeplatz
Creative Time’s Art Basel project abounds with everything from gravel deposits to DJ-led meditations
Art Basel tests Turner Prize’s sway with foreign buyers
Is the UK’s premier award a big draw for international collectors?
Metallica bassist Jason Newsted gets first show in Basel and more gossip
Plus, Harry Potter gets cocky