BASEL, SWITZERLAND GALLERIES
Freymond Guth Ltd. Fine Art
Riehenstrasse 90B. CH — 4058 Basel Switzerland/ 4161.501.9020/ freymondguth.com
The new gallery spaces brutalist architecture dates back to 1972 and has been used in the past 45 years as a storage to the Basel Department of Monument Preservation. In 2016 the spaces are being renovated and its history re-interpreted for the future use as an art gallery by renown architects Herzog & de Meuron. The 850m2 spaces will include exhibition and storage spaces, offices as well as an artist flat that will enable artists and guests to develope site specific work over longer periods of time. One 180m2 exhibition space will be dedicated to special curatorial projects in collaboration with guest curators and galleries. Located opposite Messeplatz, the new gallery spaces are in immediate vicinity to Art Basel and a short walk from Liste, at the centre of dynamic Klein-Basel. Open: Wed-Fri, 12 am - 6 pm; Saturday 11 am - 5 pm, and by appointment
Galerie Carzaniga GmbH
Gemsberg 10, 4051 Basel, Switzerland/ 4161.2643.030/ www.carzaniga.ch
Reflecting Switzerland’s geographical position as a bridge between Germany and Italy, Basel’s gallery Carzaniga exhibits contemporary works of art by German, Italian and Swiss artists, and publishes insightful catalogues and monographs of the exhibited artists. Open: Mon-Fri, 9 am - 6 pm; Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm.
Reichensteinerstrasse 29, Basel, Switzerland/ 4161.692.9020/ www.mitart-gallery.com
Each year several themed individual and group exhibitions are planned. The mitart gallery exhibits contemporary art by regional, national and international artists focusing on painting, drawing, sculpture, photography and video installation. Mitart gallery is member of the association art galleries switzerland AGS. Open: Wed-Fri, 3 pm - 8 pm; Sat, 1 pm - 4 pm.
Spalenberg 2, Basel, Switzerland/ 4161.261.7910/ www.stampa-galerie.ch
STAMPA gallery was founded by Gilli and Diego Stampa in 1969. From its very beginning, there has been a continuous exhibition concept of international and Swiss contemporary art, including initial presentations of Vito Acconci, Miriam Cahn, Luis Camnitzer... The gallery programme promotes young as well as established artists, representing all artistic media. Open: Tue - Fri, 12 am - 6.30 pm; Sat, 11 am - 5 pm.
Wallstrasse 10, Basel, Switzerland/ 4161.222.2152/ www.balzerprojects.com
Having developed from a curatorially oriented project into a gallery, balzer projects exists in its current form since 2015. Represented are international artists from different generations, cultural backgrounds, and approaches to media who share the engagement with social, political and cultural realities and respond to societal challenges with aesthetic consciousness. Exhibitions strive to defy cultural and aesthetic assumptions, question artistic strategies and be critically relevant. Open: Tue-Fri, 2 pm - 6 pm; Saturday, 11 am - 4 pm, and by appointment.
Kannenfeldplatz 6, Basel, Switzerland/ 4161.322.1000/ www.vonbartha.com
Since opening in 1970, von Bartha has exhibited modern and contemporary artists across historically significant movements such as Zero, Arte Concreto and Arte Madí. Representing over twenty artists and estates, the program includes contemporary artists in a dialogue with Kinetic art and Concrete art. Open: Tue-Fri, 2 pm – 6 pm; Saturday, 11 am– 4 pm or by appointment.
Nicolas Krupp Gallery
Rosentalstrasse 28, Basel, Switzerland/ 4161.683.3265/ www.nicolaskrupp.com
Nicolas Krupp Contemporary Art was founded in autumn 2000 and is based in Basel, Switzerland on the edge of the Messeplatz towards Badischer Bahnhof, within very short walking distance of the Basel art fair. The program focuses on young international contemporary artists. The gallery shows works in a variety of media including painting, drawing, sculpture, objects, photography, video art and works in new media. Open: Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 2 – 6 pm and by appointment
Fischmarkt 1 , Basel, Switzerland/ 4161.262.0201/ ch.lumas.com
With over 40 museums and one of the most important art shows for contemporary art – the Art Basel – the little city on the “knee” of the River Rhine is a year-round destination for artists, collectors, and art enthusiasts. With LUMAS gallery in the middle of the historic Old Town, this gallery is very pleased to be a part of the outstanding art scene. Open: Mon-Fri, 9:30 am - 6:30pm; Sat, 9:30 am - 6 pm.
Vogesenplatz 15, Basel, Switzerland/ 4420.7564.7027/ www.vitrinegallery.com
VITRINE encompasses two parts: gallery and projects. The gallery was founded by Alys Williams in London in 2012, grown from a project space launched in 2010, and in Basel in April 2016. Establishing a strong reputation as a selector and nurturer of new talent, VITRINE invites and fosters the development and presentation of new work in spaces in London, UK, and Basel, Switzerland; at art fairs internationally; and through off-site projects in collaboration with partner organisations. VITRINE nurtures a rigorous commitment to artist development and represents a growing number of international artists.