Basel is home to exquisite art and extreme luxury. In fact, the swiss city has two world leading events in these areas to prove it: Basel World and Ar Basel. Let’s take a tour through them.
BaselWorld – The Jewelry and Watch Show. March 27 to April 3.
BaselWorld is the world’s biggest and most important event for the watch and jewellery industry. Watch and Jewelry have become important trendsetters in the lifestyle sector in the past 10 years and that is well reflected in the diversity and quality of the creations exhibited.
The world’s top luxury brands in these areas are sure to go to basel every year to present new collections, creations and innovations. Some of them even showcase their collections exclusively at BaselWorld and do not attend any other shows.
It is at BaselWorld that trends are set and the key players of the industry meet. Also, this is a sure spot to find celebrities!
Art Basel – The premier international art show for modern and contemporary works. June 19 to June 22.
Described as the Olympics of the art world, Art Basel is filled every year with the works of more than 4.000 artists raging from great masters of Modern art to the latest generation of emerging stars by over 300 leading galleries from North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and Africa.
Visitors can appreciate paintings, sculpture, installations, videos, multiples, prints, photography, and performance, as well as a full program of events, including symposiums, films, and artist talks. The result is an exciting art week. Unmissable by art lovers.