INTERNATIONAL ASIAN CONTEMPORARY ART FAIR
ART ASIA, an international Asian contemporary art fair is launching its second edition in the Rhine Art District in Basel, Switzerland. ART ASIA Basel will be open daily from June 8-14, 2009 from 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm with Vernissage on June 8, 2009 at 12:00 pm.
ART ASIA Miami 2008 announced "strong sales, outstanding attendance, and critical acclaim from both press and collectors". Following the inaugural fair, ART ASIA will continue its mission "to bring the best of Asian contemporary art from established and emerging artists to the forefront of the global art market".
ART ASIA Basel 09 has assembled an Advisory Group of individuals with experience and influences within Asia as well as affiliations within the art community. Leading members include Weiming Wang, Director of National Treasure Funds and Chinese Contemporary Artists Funds, organizations under the Ministry of Culture of People’s Republic of China and Victor Zhikai Gao, Director of China National Association of International Studies, International Councilor of Asia Society, President of Yale Law School Association of China, and Legal Counsel of China Association of Mayors.
ART ASIA will continue to present museum quality lectures and discussion panels led by renowned individuals in the art world. With the backing, cooperation, and endorsement from the Chinese government, ART ASIA Basel 09 expects to be "a dominating force within the Asian contemporary art world as well as a major contributor to the global art market".
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