Basel Highlights 2005
by Macu Moran
Let’s begin with the statistics on this year’s Basel art fair, Art 36 Basel, which was on view in the Swiss Rhine city, June 15-20, 2005. A total of 270 galleries were selected out of 810 applicants. Twenty-two percent of the participants came from the U.S., 17 percent from Germany, 13 percent from Switzerland and 10 percent from France and the U.K.; the remaining 28 percent of the dealers were variously divided among another 22 countries.