Art Basel 2018

Art Basel’s flagship fair opens to VIPs on June 5, ushering in a week of exhibition openings and events in the city and beyond. Here’s our guide to what to see — plus the latest sales reports and market news

A master of multiple media, the Chicago-born artist both relishes the act of representation and questions its power

An exhibition of Concrete Art displays the vibrant aspects of a fiercely abstract movement

The Art Basel satellite event is a good place to spot tomorrow’s big-name artists

An exhibition perfectly conceived to chime with the varied facets of this bourgeois/bohemian city

Among this week’s art fairs, this one offers the more subtle encounters

Giant soft-toy works join the usual modernist chic at this year’s fair

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By juxtaposing two of the biggest names in postwar art, this show risks covering familiar ground — but succeeds instead in casting new light on their oeuvres

Sales were swift on the fair’s first preview day for invited collectors

New locations and normally off-limits spaces have been added to the public art trail

Art fair costs are taking their toll on the ‘squeezed middle’

The Gagosian opens 24/7; major collection comes to market; new fair in Swiss Alps; prime pieces for Art Basel

Data from the Cern laboratory has inspired an immersive work by artist duo Semiconductor

What are the challenges of showing large-scale work at a fair?

A new book explores how great works have disappeared over the centuries

The eighth richest woman in Australia sees herself as more than just a patron

The collection is known for its Japanese art — and the latest exhibition mixes contemporary Asian and western work

Collector Uli Sigg on a new UBS initiative to share knowledge and experience