ANN: 50 Years of Art Basel – the 1970s

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Art Basel is publishing a series of articles looking back at the many memorable moments of the fair’s first 50 years.

The first edition of this ongoing timeline, featuring firsthand accounts alongside archival images and documents, is now available online.

2020 marks Art Basel’s 50th anniversary. Conceived as a fair by gallerists for gallerists, it has brought together thousands of exhibitors, artists, and visitors since its inception. Through archive images, quotes from early participants, and key facts and figures, we invite you to discover Art Basel’s founding years.

Follow the link below to read the first edition of this ongoing timeline.