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Art Basel in Basel 2014: Unlimited (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 06.20.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

This year, Art Basel's Unlimited sector presents 78 large-scale artworks from five generations of artists. Curated by Gianni Jetzer, the show features...

Your Art Basel Cheat Sheet: Skip the Crowds and Go Straight to These

Marina Cashdan | Posted 06.23.2014 | Arts
Marina Cashdan

With that in mind, I've created a simple plan -- a cheat sheet of what you cannot miss this fair-going weekend, which of course leaves you more time to visit Basel's phenomenal museums and collections, swim in the Rhine, and take a day trip to the Black Forest.

Peter Greenaway Reinterprets 'The Dance of Death' (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
VernissageTV

Peter Greenaway's Dance of Death is a reinterpretation of the original Totentanz, the famous 15th Century mural in Basel, that reminded people that whether rich or poor, and no matter one's station in life, everyone has to die.

Alexander Calder: Trees -- Naming Abstraction at Fondation Beyeler (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 09.21.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

The Calder Gallery in the Fondation Beyeler in Riehen (Basel, Switzerland) is a collaboration between the Calder Foundation and Fondation Beyeler. It's a dedicated space in the museum, where selected works by Alexander Calder are shown.

Zilvinas Kempinas: Slow Motion. Solo Show at Museum Tinguely, Basel (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 09.07.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

Slow Motion at Museum Tinguely in Basel, Switzerland is Zilvinas Kempinas's largest exhibition to date. The Lithuanian artist is known for his minimal...

'I Think The Art Market Is Very Bullish Right Now'

ARTINFO | Posted 08.12.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

"I think the art market is very bullish right now," says Lisa Schiff, New York-based art adviser, minutes before the VVIP opening of the 44th edition ...

Art Basel 2013: Art Unlimited (VIDEO)

VernissageTV | Posted 08.12.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

One of the highlights of Art Basel is the Unlimited sector, Art Basel's exhibition platform for large-scale installations, sculptures, paintings, vide...

The Picassos Are Here!

VernissageTV | Posted 05.17.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

The exhibition The Picassos Are Here! at Kunstmuseum Basel is not just another Picasso retrospective. The singular exhibition tells the story of the l...

Amazing Kinetic Artist Gets A New Exhibition

VernissageTV | Posted 01.07.2013 | Arts
VernissageTV

The Swiss artist Jean Tinguely is considered as one of the main protagonists of kinetic art. The artist was born in 1925 in Fribourg, Switzerland, but...

Art Basel Through A Gallery Owner's Eyes (Day 2-4) (NSFW)

Claressinka Anderson | Posted 08.13.2012 | Arts
Claressinka Anderson

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 bel...

Big Swiss Bank To Give Up Spot In Investment Banking's Top Ten

Posted 12.23.2011 | Business

UBS will sacrifice its place in the top ten investment bank rankings as stricter capital rules force it to give up riskier fixed-income business, ...

PHOTOS: The Strangest Museum You'll Ever See (NSFW)

Posted 12.07.2011 | Arts

Many people, some who don't love art and even some who do, cannot stand museums. Boring, stuffy, pretentious, outdated... the institution of the museu...

High Speed And Slow-Mo In Robert Breer Retrospective

VernissageTV | Posted 01.07.2012 | Arts
VernissageTV

Robert Breer is considered as one of the most groundbreaking and celebrated experimental filmmakers in history, a pioneer in avant-garde animation. Th...

WATCH: Building 'Maman,' Louise Bourgeois' Giant Spider Sculpture

VernissageTV | Posted 12.16.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

On the occasion of the Louise Bourgeois exhibition at Fondation Beyeler, the museum is showing the artist's famous sculpture Maman. This video documen...

'Car Fetish: I Drive, Therefore I Am'

VernissageTV | Posted 09.30.2011 | Arts
VernissageTV

Back in 1888, when Berta Benz made the pioneering long distance trip with her husband's car, no one could imagine traffic jams or even "Carmageddons"....

Global Regulators Agree To Impose Extra Capital Charge On Biggest Banks

Posted 08.25.2011 | Business

BASEL (Huw Jones) - Global banking regulators have agreed on a proposal to slap an extra capital charge on the world's biggest banks to make them ...

VOLTA: The Art Fair as Festival and Studio Visit

Artlog | Posted 08.14.2011 | Arts
Artlog

The 7th edition of VOLTA opened yesterday, continuing its innovative approach to the art fair model.

Millions In Diamonds Stolen In Switzerland

AP | Posted 05.30.2011 | World

BASEL, Switzerland -- Swiss prosecutors say thieves have stolen four diamonds worth millions of dollars (euros) from a watch and jewel fair in the nor...

Simon Johnson: With Banking Reform, Question Everything

nytimes.com | SIMON JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

President Obama's signing of the financial reform bill on Wednesday does not end our intense debates over banking. Rather, it just moves them to a new...

The 8 Best Bike Friendly Cities In The World (PHOTOS, POLL)

Huffington Post | Hallie Seegal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Want to go on vacation without disrupting your work out routine? Want to support countries that live an eco-friendly lifestyle? Do you just enjoy cycl...

G-20 Meetings: World Officials Looks To Broker A Deal On Financial Reforms

AP | KELLY OLSEN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

BUSAN, South Korea — Finance officials from leading advanced and emerging countries began three days of talks Thursday on reshaping the global e...

Shahien Nasiripour

Top Fed Official Wants To Break Up Megabanks, Stop The Fed From Guaranteeing Wall Street's Profits [EXCLUSIVE]

HuffingtonPost.com | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Click on the next page and scroll down for audio of the interview The U.S. should bust up its megabanks and impose strict laws curbing the size and c...

Obama To G20: It's Time To Act On Financial Reform, Can He Get World Leaders On Board?

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In a Monday letter to the G20, President Obama outlined several key components of his push for international financial reform and pushed the group of ...

Global Finance Proposal Threatens Trade Finance

James Bacchus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
James Bacchus

Financial diplomats are right in seeking tougher capital requirements for the world's banks. But they must be careful to keep any new standards from...