Art Basel in Switzerland runs from June 14-17, 2012. A photo diary detailing my adventures is below. You can see preparation for the international art fair during Day One here, Days 2-4 (NSFW) here, Day 5 here, and Day 6 is here.
LAST DAY (DAY 7)
Once again, the art matches the fashion
This Czech, Russian Constructivist inspired collective at Akinci, Amsterdam caught my eye.
Ashleigh McLean from Whatiftheworld gallery, Cape Town.
Julia Rosa Clark at Whatiftheworld gallery
Julia Rosa Clark.
Kirsch filled chocolates from famous Basel Confiserie
Lutz Gobelsmann and Petra Martinetz from Teapot gallery relaxing after a long day.
Emily SIlls catches a little sun.
Banthai on the River for dinner. A nice culinary change from meat, bread and creamy salad
The swizzle stick lives on.
The view from Banthai
It's Esther Kim Varet's birthday. Esther owns Various Small Fires in Venice, CA
Celebrating Esther's birthday at Les Trois Rois with Anat Egbi of The Company, Los Angeles.
View from the terrace at Les Trois Rois.
Day 7 - The last day of VOLTA - Los Angeles based artist and designer Tanya Aquiniga made a neon necklace for me to wear at the fair.
Alexandra Makhlouf at FRED (London) Limited.
Mr Pink (the pug).
Pe Lang's kinetic sculpture at Galerie Mario Mazzoli, Berlin.
Mollie White from Scope.
It's been a long week for us all.
Our crate is almost ready to go
Off to one last party.
Claressinka Anderson is the owner of Marine Contemporary and Marine Art Salon and is exhibiting at VOLTA 8 in Basel.