Watch: Art Basel opens its doors to art lovers

The fifth edition of Art Basel has opened its doors to art lovers in Hong Kong and this year’s fair is bigger than ever with 242 galleries from 34 countries.

Visitors to the fair can explore more than six different sections.

The Galleries section is hosting 190 modern art and contemporary exhibitors. The Insights section features 27 projects showcasing artists from Asia and the Asia Pacific region, and over 25 galleries are presenting exhibitions in Discoveries.

Encounters is dedicated to showing large-scale exhibits. Kabinett is a new section this year showcasing curated exhibitions in an architecturally delineated space within their booths.

Watch our video to see some of the highlights of this year’s Art Basel.

The fair is being held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre until 25 March.

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