Dystopia, BLM themes emerge at Art Basel fair
A visitor takes a photo with his mobile phone of ‘Repeating the Obvious, 2019’, an artwork by US artist Carrie Mae Weems, exhibited in the Unlimited sector of Art Basel, the world’s premier modern and contemporary art fair, in Basel, on September 21
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BASEL, Switzerland, Sept 25 — Dystopia and Black Lives Matter feature prominently at Art Basel, the world’s top contemporary art fair, which throws open its doors to the public this weekend.
The giant annual fair in the Swiss city of Basel is above all a commercial event, where artists and galleries come to meet wealthy collectors.
But the fair is also very popular with art lovers who come for the simple pleasure of browsing the works on show. Some 93,000 visitors came