Young Designers‘ Mall presents: saltinblu

Every day, one of the labels participating in YDM will be presented here. Today: saltinblu A group of artists in Basel, saltinblu was founded in 2009. As a group, they exhibit, the last two exhibitions took place in Manu Art Gallery and Carambolage Kunst & Kultur. saltinblu’s goal lies in „jumping into the blue“, discovering…

LISTE 09 States A Good Year 2009

As Basler Zeitung states, LISTE09 has rated this year’s fair a success. Good sales and an average of 1800 visitors per day, although there were less US-Americans. Probably the ones who always visited to invest in art have other things to worry about at the moment. >> See a review of LISTE09 >> Visit the…

Volta5 in Markthalle Basel – A Relief

Visiting Volta5 in Markthalle Basel was a very nice surprise after all the other fairs. Refreshing art, proximity to the visitors and a great location made this year’s Volta a true preference. Art Basel has been an art market for years and, of course, is meant to be. While you are in there, you see…

Catwalk in Public Space by Reh4: A Great Success

Thursday, 11th June 2009, the Catwalk in Public Space by Reh4 took place on Feldbergstrasse in Basel. Nine shops from Basels design neighbourhood presented their fashion. Literally hundreds of people attended. Feldbergstrasse looked like one giant party. Hundreds of people crowded the sidewalks as the models walked by. From wild and hip to businessy and…

Art40 Basel Vernissage: Size Matters

On 9th June 2009, Art40 opened the doors to the public. The halls of Messe Basel were literally flooded with people. While celebs like Brad Pitt, Karl Lagerfeld and Pharell Williams honored the fair in the afternoon with their presence, the evening was dedicated to the commoners. Close to 300 galleries are displaying contemporary art…

LISTE 09 Basel vernissage – the usual suspects

Yesterday, 8th June 2009, LISTE 09 art fair in Basel opened its doors. For the whole afternoon, the preview took place, the doors opened at 6pm for the public. As expected, the number of people visiting was huge. And the 64 galleries surely haven’t minded the rain which drew people inside. 64 galleries from 24…

Catwalk In Public Space During Art Fair in Basel

Reh4, organisation for the support of subculture in Basel, will hold the second volume of „Catwalk in Public Space“. Young fashion designers will have the opportunity to show their collections to the public – open air and in the street. Feldbergstrasse in Basel is the center of designers‘ and artists‘ potential in Basel. You find…