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Art Basel Through A Gallery Owner's Eyes (Day One)

Posted: 06/11/2012 12:35 pm

Art Basel in Switzerland runs from June 14-17, 2012. A photo diary detailing my adventures in the days leading up to the international art show is below.

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  • Good morning Basel.

  • Emily Sills, Associate Director of Marine Contemporary en route to the fair

  • Dreispitzhalle, VOLTA 8

  • We are among the first to arrive

  • Waiting to install our booth

  • VOLTA 8 exhibitor badge

  • VOLTA 8 individual gallery catalogs available in each booth

  • Jay Wingate of Luis de Jesus, Los Angeles, straight off the plane to the fair

  • Saying hello to Steve Turner of Steve Turner Contemporary, Los Angeles

  • Crate #1 arrives

  • Emily Sills unpacking one of our crates

  • Christopher Michlig's well packed boxes

  • Installation begins

  • Quick break for the amazing dog that could be a sculpture outside

  • Installation continues with our helpers from VOLTA

  • Lonely art in the underground storage area

  • A jet lagged Emily Sills stealing a quick nap

  • Aesop goodie bag in VOLTA welcome pack

  • Back to the hotel, for one of our only early nights

Claressinka Anderson is the owner of Marine Contemporary and Marine Art Salon and is exhibiting at VOLTA 8 in Basel.