Considered to be one of the premier international art shows, Art Basel launches its inaugural Hong Kong show from the 23rd May to the 26th May 2013 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 comprises of dedicated art specialists, one of whom will be expertly guiding us. He or she will welcome our group at the VIP Collectors Lounge with a glass of champagne whilst giving us a quick overview of what we can expect to see during our special tour.