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Brad Pitt spends $1m on contemporary work at Design Miami/Basel 2008

Design is in vogue, as buyers show appreciation for the everyday turned decorative

Lawrence Weiner's latest film "Water in Milk Exists" premieres in Basel

The narrative, performed by an amateur cast, will be played out at underground movie theatre Kino Mascotte due to its adult themes

Design Miami/Basel 2008 will look to the future of design

The fair will stray from the well-known to focus on the search for the next big thing

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Bâlelatina: Latin American art fair based in Basel to expand

The fair's new director announces intention to further represent the diversity of Latin American creatives

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Sales going steady at first Print Basel

Satisfaction was felt among dealers at the fair's opening, where London was well represented

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Murakami to launch art fair Geisai in Basel next year

The Japanese art festival's new edition will be well placed to offer exposure to emerging stars

Dealers double as patrons: Design Miami/Basel 2007

The dealer-artist relationship becomes more prominent as galleries strive for individuality, while Jean Prouvé's dominance is undeniable

New Korean buyers responsible for most ostentatious purchases at Design Miami/Basel 2007

As the market becomes more international, Jean Prouvé and the Danish school enjoy a resurgence

Art fairsarchive

The 'Young Art Fair' at Liste attracts top art collectors

Despite the scruffiness, business is swift in the fair's 11th year

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Volta's success continues with a strong performance on the first day of its second edition

Business is brisk but while the fair’s change of location allowed much needed expansion it leaves collectors hot and bothered

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Design Miami/Basel 2006 kicks off in style

The fair makes it clear that contemporary design dictates the taste of the moment

My Basel: Daniella Luxembourg on her Basel highlights

Art consultant Daniella Luxembourg chooses her favourite places in the Swiss city

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My Basel: Maureen Paley

The gallerist gives her take on Basel's highlights

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My Basel: dealer Iwan Wirth on his Basel highlights

The insider scoop on where to find the best food and company

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Paul McCarthy collaborates with filmmaker son in swashbuckling Munich show

At the climax of McCarthy's career, the cowboy and the pirate are brought together with pleasing dissonance

Top Swiss collection of Modernist art on long-term loan to the Kunstmuseum Basel

Up until this point, the works were in the custody of a foundation established by the Im Obersteg family subsequent to their purchase

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Panamarenko on show at Jean Tinguely Museum, Basel

The exhibition will run from 17 May until 15 October

TEFAF Basel under new management

The coordination of the fair will be taken over by Messe Basel

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Ernst Beyeler’s museum opens

One of the world’s greatest collections of modern Impressionist and post-Impressionist art goes on view this month in a $37 million building by Renzo Piano

Holbein's 500th birthday receives international recognition

It is marked by three celebrations in his native Basel and an exhibition at London's National Gallery on his renowned “Ambassadors”

Despite a slow start, enthusiasm for the Antique is evident at the TEFAF Basel

The TEFAF Basel saw only 12,500 visitors, but some good sales nonetheless. Could the organisers have promoted it more?

TransFormed: Ernst Beyeler holds exhibition that disintegrates boundary between painting and sculpture

Beyeler, doyen of Basel dealers, has taken over the Kunstmuseum and the Kunsthalle to accommodate this event

The Amerbach Kunstkabinett lives again as one of the greatest Renaissance collections reunites for three months

The stunning assemblage contains works by many Northern masters, including both the elder and younger Holbeins

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New branch of Sotheby’s to be located in Basel

Ruedi Staechelin appointed leadership role

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Nauman's retrospective in Basel brings social madness to light

The exhibition, in which psychological unrest is registered through the body, will appear next in Frankfurt