Considered to be one of the leading international art shows for contemporary art, Art Basel in Hong Kong’s 2nd edition runs from the 14th May to the 18th May 2014 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. This newest edition of Art Basel will feature modern masters as well as emerging talents from both Asia and the West, with over 50 percent of the participating galleries from Asia and the Asia Pacific region.
This premiere edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong will trace twelve decades of art history across its four sectors: Galleries, Insights, Discoveries and Encounters. On display will be works from the 20th and 21st centuries by more than two thousand artists from Asia and around the world. For art collectors, artists, dealers, curators, critics and art lovers, Art Basel in Hong Kong promises to be a dynamic platform for cross-cultural exchange.
AXA ART, the official provider of VIP tours for Art Basel in Hong Kong, has graciously agreed to arrange a special tour of the fair’s highlights for the Museum Society. As an established market leader in providing specialty insurance coverage for private and corporate collections, the AXA ART team is comprised of dedicated international art specialists who will be expertly guiding us. AXA ART’s global in-house art experts have a range of expertise, from European Antiques to SE Asian Modern art and this particular tour will focus on contemporary Asian art.