Considered to be one of the leading international art shows for contemporary art, Art Basel Hong Kong will be presenting its 3rd edition from the 15–17 March 2015 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. With half of the participating galleries coming from Asia and Asia-Pacific, Art Basel in Hong Kong assumes a significant role in the international art world in providing a portal to the region’s local artists as well as giving overseas galleries a platform to show their highest quality works.
This most recent edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong will showcase both modern masters as well as emerging talents from both Asia and the West, as it traces twelve decades of art history across its six sectors: Galleries, Insights, Discoveries, Encounters, Magazines and Film. On display will be works from the 20th and 21st centuries by more than three 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 lively occasion 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 comprises of dedicated international art specialists who will be expertly guiding our visit to Art Basel in Hong Kong. The guide will welcome our group at the VIP Collectors Lounge by giving us a quick overview of what we can expect to see during our specially guided tour of Art Basel in Hong Kong.