Art in Europe

Art Basel’s flagship fair opens this week, kicking off a week of exhibition openings and events in the city and beyond. Read our guide to the people, trends and market news

A retrospective of the South African artist tells his own life story alongside his country’s history of apartheid and transition to democracy

Best known for his fashion lines, the multitalented designer presents new furniture designs

Championed by Max Ernst and Sol LeWitt in 1960s, the 82-year-old’s first ever museum show opens in Switzerland

Two new sculptures at Art Basel are as dark as anything the artist has made

The best booths are dedicated to artists with strong formal concerns

An exhibition of the artists’ work in Zurich seems to be about sex — but is really about power

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Art and design collides in a selection of inventive lighting, eco eyewear and a double swing

Ahead of her London exhibition, the African American painter looks back at a remarkable career

Meet the people who are trying to make art — and art fairs — greener

The Marseille collecting club Lumière and its premises Atlantis

Visitors to art galleries often feel they have to whisper. The Swiss curator explains why they behave differently at fairs

The French collector is sending 250 of his best works to auction

Also: Modigliani boy at Sotheby’s and South Africa’s Goodman Gallery in London

The work of the Bauhaus alum will be celebrated in a Zurich exhibition

The fair’s new curatorial director discusses his eco-conscious exhibition at Basel this year

The multimedia artist explores the legacy of the movement in an exhibition at Hanover’s Kestner Gesellschaft

Masterpiece Fair and a selection of sales in London and Paris