Scope Basel is a renowned art fair that brings together the hottest names in emerging artistic talents and gives them an international platform on which to showcase their work and network with seasoned professionals who work in every aspect of art.  The festival has had over 45 events internationally in the past decade alone.  Scope puts work in the most cutting-edge galleries all over the world, including New York, Miami, Basel, London, and the Hamptons, making over $200 million dollars worth of sales and attracting over 425,000 visitors.  This is Scope’s sixth year in Basel, and the 2012 exhibition will feature 80 extremely prestigious galleries.  Scope Basel is known for their ability to seamlessly mix solo and thematic group shows with tours, special events, and, through their partnership with Kaserne’s cultural organization, film, music, and theater performances.  Alexis Hubshman, President of Scope, best summarizes the fair’s influence on the art world saying,“We’ve evolved from an industry niche to an influential global contributor, with ongoing events, educational programmes, and the Scope Foundation…Scope is the dynamic presence in the expanding global art market.”

Scope Basel 2012, Basel, Switzerland, June 12-17

Emily Kirkpatrick for The Untitled Magazine

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