The second year of the Art Basel franchise Hong Kong proved to be another successful one for gallerists and artists alike.
This year fell within the same time period as Frieze New York but with 245 galleries from 39 countries in attendance they still reported strong sales.
Art Basel’s popular Film sector made its debut with 49 films by 41 artists, represented by 31 galleries participating in the fair. Works by international artists such as Sookoon Ang, Takashi Ishida, John Latham, Dinh Q. Lê, Roman Signer, Nina Yuen and Hong Kong artists, Kwan Sheung Chi and Christopher Doyle
We are thrilled with the results of the second edition of Art Basel in Hong Kong. There were many more collectors from the region in attendance this year, reflecting nearly every country across Asia, and the quality of the fairgoing experience continues to improve.”- Nick Simunovic, Director, Gagosian Gallery (New York, Hong Kong, Paris, London, Rome, Geneva, Beverly Hills) .
UBS served as Art Basel’s global Lead Partner once again. They’ve supported all three Art Basel shows in Basel, Miami Beach and Hong Kong
Be sure to Save The Date for next year’s 2015 Art Basel in Hong Kong:
Vernissage Preview (by invitation): Friday evening, March 13, and all day Saturday, March 14, 2015 Public Show Dates: Sunday, March 15 to Tuesday, March 17, 2015